Anzac War Memorial, It is very close to Hyde Park Plazza, just 4 min walk. It is beautiful and nice building
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Reading the names and ages of our service people that fought and died for the freedom we enjoy now, is a very sobering experince. To see the equimpment they used and the conditions they had to fight in, you realize how brutal war really is.
What impressed me the most was the statuary. They depict the horror of wear, specifically World War One, for the poor tortured ordinary soldiers. Being located at the Northern end of beautiful Hyde Park, the Anzac War Memorial's situation is apposite for a reflection upon...More
The most moving feature of this lovely art deco memorial is 'Sacrifice'. a bronze sculpture of a young male figure being carried by female figures. It is positioned on a lower floor and viewed from above and is extremely poignant.
I am not sure why but I expected more from this. Inside it is quite small but it is good to remember those who have fallen. Could have used some more explanation inside to get a feel for the gravity of the memorial.
Lots of information and displays both inside and arrund the exterior. Set in a lovely park with walkways and trees and plantings.
I'm guessing that if you are a history buff then you might love this - I'd say if you are walking through the heart of Sydney's cbd, make an effort to walk through Hyde Park, for many reasons, and enjoy the Memorial as part of...More
The Anzac Memorial is very well done and located in the beautiful Hyde Park which provides for a very nice walk.
The place was undergoing renovation when we visited so we were only able to view the top floor and gaze down on the monument of the fallen solder from the top. It is a very solemn place that pays tribute to the soldiers who fought...More