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Address: Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9255 1788
Description: The Cenotaph, located between Pitt and George Streets, is the ceremonial...
The Cenotaph, located between Pitt and George Streets, is the ceremonial focus for remembering the war dead. It sits in a wide, simple space, designed not to detract from the symbolism.
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well this year and until 1918 Lest we forget I was at the Dawn Service in Martin Place this ANZAC Day and I popped around whilst I was staying at the WESTIN well worth stopping... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

well this year and until 1918 Lest we forget I was at the Dawn Service in Martin Place this ANZAC Day and I popped around whilst I was staying at the WESTIN well worth stopping Lest we Forget what they gave for us

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Sydney CBD's cenotaph which I march past every ANZAC Day to honour my fallen comrades. I also attend the remembrance day service in November. This is a simple sandstone structure with statues at either end. A special place. Lest we Forget.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It's a simple memorial to soldiers lost at war in the centre of Martin Place. I've walked past it many times without really looking but today I took a look for 2mins & that was really enough.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Compared to other cenotaphs, this is quite small. The detail in both statues is quite impressive though. A focal point for Sydney spiders on ANZAC And Remembrance Day. At the bottom end of Martin place, this is in a pedestrian area, so stop and have a look.

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Simple memorial to Australians lost in war. Part of a swarming city area. Important to locals. Not that relevant to a tourist.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

An earlier reviewer describes the Cenotaph as an understated memorial. I agree. Unlike some war memorials it is not florid and over-the-top; you don't feel it is excessively glorifying warfare. Strangely, when I see it I am not prompted to think specifically of the members of my family who served in wars; perhaps it is because most of those men... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

came here on 11 November small but simple monument moving service touching floral tributes elegant memorial

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Cenotaph and the War Memorial in Hyde Park are the two main sights to visit for the commemoration of the sacrifices made by ordinary Australians during war. Worth a look.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Interesting in that it is located in the middle of a pedestrian walk in Martin Place, surrounded by shops and restaurants. But, perhaps that is the beauty of the memorial... making it accessible and serving as a reminder to people in their everyday lives of the sacrifices of defenders of freedom over the decades.

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The cenotaph is an important war memorial located in Martin Place. It is great that such a memorial is located in a major thoroughfare - to be in amongst Sydney-siders. It is conveniently located for tourists who might be passing by. There is no information booth near it - it is just a small monument in the middle of the... More 

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Address: Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9255 1788
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney

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