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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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never knew this beautiful place existed!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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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 

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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.

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Puchong, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Had some time finding the road up to this hill. View is good includes view of Harbour Bridge and Luna Park. Quiet and relaxing place. Everything became even great with the surprise proposal from my man all the way here! 😁

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We walked up to Miller's Point from the Rocks, and decided at random to go up on the hill. This is a nice little getaway with a view of the bridge and Harbor. A great place for a picnic. We did a walk through of the observatory, which is free, and found it more interesting than expected. This is a... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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

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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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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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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Sydney
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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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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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Address: Watsons Road | Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9217 0485
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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