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Address: Argyle and Lower Fort Streets, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Historic yet Simple

I was walking around The Rocks this morning and came across this church which was open. Lovely architecture and an impressive internal structure albeit a simple one. Worth a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 24, 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Besides the stunning old building, this Anglican Church has much history from early Sydney settlement, being the church the soldiers garrison nearby attended each Sunday. Today the services are of the modern Anglican style, delivered by a lovely, friendly minister in Craig Tubman, where sermons are gospel based and not of a random topic as of old. Reverand Tubman is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I was walking around The Rocks this morning and came across this church which was open. Lovely architecture and an impressive internal structure albeit a simple one. Worth a visit for some quiet reflection when the church is not in use.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

It's a beautiful historic Church in the old centre of town. Worth a quick drop by if in the area but don't go out of your way.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

I wouldn't go out of my way to see it, but if you're in the area then it's maybe worth a look over I guess... It's historic, but it's not St. Peter's Basilica... Check it out if you want to.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015

An Early Part of Colonial History I attended a music concert here and was surprised how large the building is. This was a military church for the marines and is now a parish church in Sydney. The concert was amazing. The setting was great and the building a great example of early colonial architecture.

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Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2014

I lived in Lower Fort Street, where the church is located, for 15 years. The church is on the corner of Argyle Street and and easily accessible from the bus terminus (431/433 from Glebe and Balmain which runs down George St Sydney). It was built when Sydney was still a colony run by a garrison of soldiers. It is a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2012

Garrison Church lacked the decoration of some other church. The simple design was rich with arched windows and decorated turrets, but in a simple, understated way. Most notable was the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background. With a wedding taking place, I couldn’t go inside, but the Garrison Church seems to be a nice highlight to the Millers Point area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2012

In the centre of the Rocks and well worth a visit.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2012

Lovely old church in the Rocks precinct of Sydney with a long military history

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2011

The Holy Trinity Anglican Church is more commonly referred to as the Garrison Church which reflect that it was once used as a church of worship for the many regiments that worshipped there. Made of beautiful sandstone blocks and polished wood interior, the Church has lovely stained glass windows which catch the light beautifully. There's various military memorabilia in the... More 

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