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Parliament House

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Address: 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9230 2111
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One of the most significant historic buildings in Sydney

The NSW Parliament House is one of the most significant historic buildings in Sydney. It needs to be more open to the public considering that it is supposed to be a place where... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The NSW Parliament House is one of the most significant historic buildings in Sydney. It needs to be more open to the public considering that it is supposed to be a place where the residents of NSW are represented. I appreciated it's colonial architecture.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Unfortunately I was here too late in the day to be allowed inside the building, so I had to be content with admiring the grandeur of the structure from outside. But from my last visit in the late 1990s I recall the houses of parliament inside being most impressive and well worth the effort of a visit.

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東京都
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have a friend who works at the parliament. He invited me to the restaurant for lunch - just lovely place with view of the park! If you have a chance, you should go there. You need to be accompanied to the restaurant, but just a visitor tour will give you a different experience which can be a bit more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was fortunate to be invited by a local MP to dine at Parliament House. This is history itself, and a very civilised place to dine

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

But dull if you like looking around pkaces that have nothing to show but to say you being do it not hard to get to

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Brisbane, Queensland
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I was lucky enough to be in Sydney when the NSW Parliament was having an Open Day, where myself and other visitors were able to wander through almost the entire building; a building which is truly impressive and worth a visit on a normal day as well. The Legislative Council and Assembly Chambers are smaller than they look on TV... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
65 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Definitely worth a visit ! Free public lunch time (1pm start) tour runs for 1 hour (Monday-Friday), no bookings required. The guides are informative, info presented in a manner easy to digest for all ages. My kids (9 and 11 yo) and I really enjoyed the experience. Look up their website prior to visiting and ensure there is no sitting... More 

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Narooma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Rather more quiet on an off day than when the pollies are tearing holes in each other. A fine building and some interesting information on our democracy.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Australia's oldest Parliament. Facade's OK but the interior is dowdy early-Victorian. You can go when one of the houses is sitting and find out why NSW is so poorly managed.

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

God bless the british colonialists and their mahogany and velvet. Sure was worth the visit. Helpful attendants.

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