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Archibald Fountain

Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 days ago

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

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking through Sydney's Hyde Park is always a pleasant experience. This fountain located at the northern end of the park is tastefully designed and there is plenty of open space around it so that many people can enjoy it. Take a few moments to take...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is our favourite fountain in Sydney and we tend to judge all fountains by it on our travels, which is no surprise it is a French design, in the art-deco style. It adds to the beauty of the park, on a particular hot day...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Wikipedia tells us what it is and why, " The Archibald Fountain, properly called the J. F. Archibald Memorial Fountain is located in Hyde Park, in central Sydney, New South Wales. It is named after J. F. Archibald, owner and editor of The Bulletin magazine,...More

Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is an outstanding piece of workmanship, cleverly designed and brilliantly executed! The imagery is wonderful and full of ancient history brought back to life. The water holds it together. It is uplifting yet peaceful. Wow! I walk past it nearly every day and never...More

Thank JMP158
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely fountain donated to the people of Sydney. A great place to watch the world go by and enjoy the cooling effect of the water.

Thank Commuterpartners
Reviewed 29 March 2017

An impressive art-deco fountain in the middle of Hyde Park featuring several figures from Greek mythology, including Apollo, Diana, Pan and the Minotaur.

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 27 February 2017

What a wonderful fountain this is and for me is as impressive as the Trevi in Rome. It has some beautiful sculptures and a lovely centrepiece with the water cascading around it. With St Mary's Cathedral behind makes for an ideal setting.

Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of the best features of a fairly dull Hyde Park. Pleasant backdrop to your lunch or short break from work.

Thank Riddoch88
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
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