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Martin Place

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Address: Between Macquarie and George Sts., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Quaint place

Not listed as a must-see, but it is a lovely place with nice architectures and beautiful flowers adoring the streets. I like it. Simple and just simply lovely.

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great breakfast of collaboration , learning, inspiration by a group of 30 business owners and leaders meeting with a spirit of generosity - adding value to each other in ways that one would never have been expected . An eclectic mix of Gen Ys and Greys - collaborating - made the 3 hours feel like 5 minutes!

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Not listed as a must-see, but it is a lovely place with nice architectures and beautiful flowers adoring the streets. I like it. Simple and just simply lovely.

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Thank eteo232
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The central mall of Sydney where the city meets the business end , good shops and places to explore in a relaxed interesting place

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Thank Michael S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We happened upon this space when out walking on our last day in Sydney, attracted initially by a young man playing the violin. I imagine that it's probably a very different place during the week, but it was quite tranquil at the weekend. Well worth a visit, if only to see the buildings and the war memorial.

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Thank GrumpsDC
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Apart from the odd event here this area is a wasted oppprtunity. Its grey and dull and usually dirty. Some green space would be a huge improvement. The skatebaorders are a constant blight on the area.

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Thank ChiefsBTB
Adelaide, South Australia
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We passed through during a walking tour and it was fun to stand behind the window of the tv station. It was surreal to be at the Lindt cafe where the terrible siege took place. Lindt cafe was quite pricey so we didn't stay. Certainly don't plan your day around this.

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Martin Place is a great spot to relax and just people watch. It's an easy walk up from Wynyard Station up Martin Place to the Domain and Botanical Gardens. Lots of places to eat nearby. The beautiful old GPO building which is now a hotel is right next to the Cenotaph. Walk around and look at the fountains, building and... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

There is the cenotaph here as well as the Lindt Chocolate Cafe - the site of the Sydney Siege in December 2014.

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Thank Greyhound77
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Forget about PItt or George street! Martin Place is yet another place in the heart of Sydney CBD may not be as popular as the former but full of bustling activities. It has a long stretch of walkway that interconnects to every part of the city and surrounding places (i.e. the State Library, Parliament House, The Wild Bore Fountain of... More 

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Thank ZfyEd
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Martin Place a long pedestrian mall that a lot of people visit, when arriving at Wynyard station and want to continue their travel to the Eastern suburbs by train or by buses. Very often there is some event, and always a big Christmas tree erected in the festive seasons. The current one is not too impressive, but we rather should... More 

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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 or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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