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Address: 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9230 2111
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
Singapore, Singapore

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We enjoyed an hour viewing Parliment house. We walked through the public areas and admired the artwork and history. We had a lovely gentlemen show us through the lower house and a chance to ask a few questions. The upper house was a little more formal and more restricted in terms of where we could walk. Great education for adults... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We stumbled upon this one looking for a free exhibition you have to go through the process of xray and police checks but that over with is a great building. The gates on the way out open automatically a real treat.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Fantastic building situated in Martin place, a central location for ease of access for all. I sang here with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir and enjoyed the grandure of the building. Decroated in typical british style the Decor reminded me of the interior of Windsor castle, with paintings of the the british monarchy displayed throughout. The central courtyard, possessed... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

To be able to visit the parliament of NSW provides a bit of an insight as to what goes on within. The chamber and various rooms were fascinating to look at. You can also visit a live legislative session on certain days of the week around 11am. It was a bit confusing as to where to go first when i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

One of the attractions located at the Macquarie Street is this attraction. It was about 30 minutes before closing time when I arrived so I asked the Security Guard if I could still enter and visit the place. He assured that I would have plenty of time. The employee inside the Senate is another friendly fellow. He explained the furnishings... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Originally a wing of the stunning historical building housing the Sydney Hospital surgeons quarters, and expanded with a steel construction prefabricated wing added to house the legislative chamber in the mid 19th century..this historical building is well worth a wander through. The modern parliamentary offices are added to the rear of the historical facade and there are often exhibits here... More 

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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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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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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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