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Archibald Fountain

Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9265 9333
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Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Located across the street from St. Mary's Cathedral. Worth the walk across the street for a stroll around the gardens.

1  Thank nola1961
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Wow, I was a little impressed. I thought it would just be some crappy fountain. But it was a lot bigger than what I thought. I went on a saturday afternoon and there was people all over looking at the fountain. And some lovely guy...More

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Archibald Fountain is a beautifully-executed, florid Edwardian style piece of statuary.It is ideal for taking photos at. You just can't go wrong. The only possible downside would be the throngs of tourists who mill around and who obscure one's view of the fountain as...More

1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This fountain is near the end of the park on the St Mary corner. The bronze statues on three sides of the main monument of Apollo providing protection. The three portions contain fantastic bronzes of Diana the huntress, represented here as a symbol of charity;...More

1  Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This fountain smack in the middle of Hyde Park and you will not miss it. There are lots of art pieces which will make you wonder what are their meanings ;P Surrounding the fountain are flower gardens. Great place for photo session but it depend...More

Thank IbrahimRabani
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A nice big fountain, located in Hyde Park, opposite the Catholic Cathedral. The day is full of people from neighboring offices.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Archibald Fountain is a commanding art piece in Hyde Park. Not sure where the idea of turtles spewing water into the fountain comes from, but, art is subjective, isn't it ?

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I walked by the Archibald Fountain many times during my visit to Sydney in July 2017. It is a wonderful photo op where you can take a photo of the fountain from multiple points of view. The Archibald Fountain is in Hyde Park near St....More

Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

lovely water fountain. if you're in the park it's worth going to see especially on a bright sunny day.

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Archibald Fountain is a beautiful and pretty one. It is clean and placed in a convenient location in the Hyde Park. This is great and quite large fountain is in a great spot in the northern end of the Hyde Park and provides a central...More

4  Thank Titus D
Nearby
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
...More
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