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Vaucluse House

Posted on June 8, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites | 7 Comments

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Vaucluse House is Sydney’s only remaining 19th century harbour-side estate. Set in ten of its original 206 hectares, this gothic-style sandstone mansion still retains its charm with its authentic interiors and magnificent gardens. The house, stables and laundry are still intact and provide a unique insight into the lifestyles of Sydney’s upper class in 1800s. [...]

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Hyde Park War Memorial

Posted on June 7, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites | 1 Comment

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Hyde Park War Memorial, otherwise known as the ANZAC Memorial Building is located at the south end of Sydney’s beautiful Hyde Park and is the primary commemorative military monument in the state of New South Wales. Early History: In April 1916, on the first anniversary of the landing of Australian troops at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, [...]

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Art Gallery of NSW

Posted on June 5, 2011 - Filed Under Sydney Art Gallery | 10 Comments

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The Art Gallery of NSW is the leading gallery of art in Sydney. It is home to many fine works of art including both Australian and international pieces and both classic and modern pieces. It is one of the most beautiful art museums in the world and is located in parklands overlooking the spectacular Sydney [...]

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Elizabeth Farm

Posted on May 10, 2011 - Filed Under Historic Sites, Parramatta | 5 Comments

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Elizabeth Farm was home to wool pioneers, John and Elizabeth Macarthur and is considered the birthplace of the Australian wool industry. It was commenced in 1793 and originally overlooked a farm of nearly 1000 acres stretching from Parramatta Road to the Parramatta River. The house has undergone many changes over time with extensive renovations enveloping [...]

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Queen Victoria Building

Posted on March 8, 2008 - Filed Under Historic Sites, Sydney Shopping | 24 Comments

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The Queen Victoria Building is both a magnificent historical landmark and a shopping paradise. Affectionately referred to as the QVB, it has been described as the “most beautiful shopping centre in the world” by Pierre Cardin. It is a hub of activity and attracts hundreds of locals and tourists every day. History Of The QVB: [...]

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