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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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Fantastic views

We went to observatory hill I order to visit the observatory. The views from behind the observatory are great, especially the harbour bridge and harbour. The weather was great and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went to observatory hill I order to visit the observatory. The views from behind the observatory are great, especially the harbour bridge and harbour. The weather was great and could see this being a good place for a picnic. Peaceful and not to busy. The observatory is free and also worth a visit while you are there.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favourite places to go take a break from the urban jungle. Overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge and north shore coastline. Pleasant place to visit during day or night. It is also easily accessible as it is only a short walk from The Rocks.

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is one of the most easily accessible and beautiful places anyone can find in Sydney city region. This is an amazing place to visit if you like city sky view's, prefer capturing beautiful city landscape images and love nature. Interestingly, some of the newly wedded couples come here to capture their wedding photos. Conclusively, its wonderful place to visit... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

As the name indicates and the photos here show, Observatory Hill is a natural piece of high-set land. It overlooks the Harbour and The Rocks and so is a lovely place to walk around on a fine day. It's also the site of an Observatory. There are lawns and trees and benches and picturesque shelters too. There also used to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Fantastic view of the Harbor Bridge and North Sydney at night. It was a perfect place for dating your loved ones. My first visit was with my girlfriend, and I was quite impressed to find such a quiet and nice place in busy city. Shaded trees, leaves covering walking path and harbor facing benches, definitely a must see.

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cleethorpes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

if you come here you will get a look through a telescope an interesting talk and. A fabulous view of the bridge from an unusual angle

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I'm not really sure how well the observatory works here with all of the light pollution from the Sydney CBD, but I didn't come here (initially) for the observatory (though I will probably go there the next time I am in Sydney). However the gardens themselves afford a wonderful view of the harbour (and the bridge, if you consider the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I like the place very much, it is quite and oversee the city and harbour bridge. I always like the rocks, i always go there just have a walk, so if you ever go to the rocks, climb up to the hill, it is amazing view!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It's a really peaceful park with lovely views across the water to the Harbour Bridge and over to North Sydney (including Luna Park). A favourite spot for wedding photos on a Saturday afternoon. Really stunning at sunset.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a good place to get a scenic view of Sydney Harbor Bridge and the river. Then you can take the cairnhill wall to go to circular quay and opera house.

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