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Address: Watsons Road | Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9217 0485
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Relaxed spot with great views!

Wander up here regularly if in Sydney, lovely spot of an afternoon especially. Great views of the bridge - very chill and relaxed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Camden, Australia

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Camden, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Wander up here regularly if in Sydney, lovely spot of an afternoon especially. Great views of the bridge - very chill and relaxed.

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Pyeongtaek, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Observatory hill is a nice little spot of green around the Sydney Observatory. After you visit the observatory it would be a great place to stop for picnic lunch and it offers a good view of the Sydney Harbor Bridge as well. Though you aren't far from the hubbub of Sydney there is definitely some (relative) peace and quiet to... More 

Thank Keith K
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Visited here on a ghost tour at night, interesting story about the residence. Did not see all the sights to be seen here worth a visit if you don't mind an uphill walk as this is the highest point in sydney.

Thank grumpee-58
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We came here a few Sundays back with a little picnic and chilled out overlooking the bridge. It's a nice, relatively peaceful area and not too far to walk from The Rocks - prob about 10-15min walk up the hill. Right next to the observatory.

Thank Luke J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Another fabulous vantage point with views over Sydney. Right above the Rocks, this is a great space to go for a run, get some sun and read a book or have a picnic. Great sweeping views across the harbour and harbour bridge to Luna Park and Kirribilli.

Thank Libby T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

enjoyed our trip to this point .i had heard a love story about this place and had visited this place at night as we were told that there was a ghost that came here.loved th view from here

Thank Saintjoan2001
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a very nice place for views of the bridge especial;;y during sunset. Best part is that its not flocked by the loads of tourists and hence offers a very peaceful and tranquil vantage point to laze around and relax with your loved ones.

Thank KshitijKapoor
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Their coffees great The only thing is you cannot seat down to eat If your walking passed its great Have a look check it out It's a nice place

Thank jacob d
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I stayed in Sydney during my uni life, but only discovered this place when I went back for a visit after a few years. This place has a beautiful view of Sydney Harbour Bridge, and it's worth the effort to find/get there - it's pretty near the Rocks. Great place for photos - it's a regular for bridal shoots. A... More 

Thank StefanieChuah
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Take a rest in a serene atmosphere. You are going to love the view as I do.

Thank SOLEashely

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