Chinese Garden Of Friendship

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  • Address: Pier St, Darling Harbour NSW 2000, Australia, Sydney
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-292408888
  • Ticket Price: 6 AUD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Family And Kids

Chinese Garden Of Friendship - Review

The Chinese Garden of Friendship is an exotic tourist destination in Sydney. It is a garden designed in accordance with the design of the private gardens of China thate were prevalent during the Ming Dynasty. It is situated in the Darling Harbour of Sydney. The name of the garden refers to the establishment of the bonds of friendship between Australia and China during the 20th century.

The Chinese Garden is a great place to see the the typical characteristics, principles and the traditions of Chinese culture and native gardening. Being spread over a vast area and designed into numerous sections, the garden consists of the famous Dragon Wall, which signifies the friendship between the New South Wales and Guangzhou. The other prime features are the Water Pavilion of Lotus Fragrance and the Twin Pavilion.

Chinese Garden Of Friendship Information

  • The Tea House of the Chinese Garden offers traditional Chinese Tea along with other refreshments. The cost of this is included in the ticket price.
  • You can also feed the Koi fish. Be sure to check this attraction out.

Chinese Garden Of Friendship Ticket Prices

  • Child: $3 (under 12 years)
  • Family: $15 (two adults and two children)
  • Concession: $3(Australian pensioners and students only)
  • Senior: $4.50 (Australian seniors only)

Chinese Garden Of Friendship Hours

  • 9.30am – 5pm (April – September)
  • 9.30am - 5.30pm (October – March)

How To reach Chinese Garden Of Friendship by Public Transport

  • Ferry- Alight at King Street Wharf or Prymont Bay Wharf
  • Bus- alight at Market, Park, Druitt, Bathurst or Liverpool streets

Restaurants Near Chinese Garden Of Friendship

  • Arras Restaurant
  • Chinese Noodle Restaurant
  • Adria Rybar & Grill

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  • Chinese Garden Of Friendship Address: Pier St, Darling Harbour NSW 2000, Australia, Sydney
  • Chinese Garden Of Friendship Contact Number: +61-292408888
  • Chinese Garden Of Friendship Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Chinese Garden Of Friendship Price: 6 AUD
  • Best time to visit Chinese Garden Of Friendship(preferred time): 09:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chinese Garden Of Friendship: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Chinese Garden Of Friendship

  • 17.5% of people who visit Sydney include Chinese Garden Of Friendship in their plan

  • 45.53% of people start their Chinese Garden Of Friendship visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Chinese Garden Of Friendship

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

53.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chinese Garden Of Friendship

People normally club together Sydney Aquarium and Saint Marys Cathedral while planning their visit to Chinese Garden Of Friendship.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Chinese Garden Of Friendship Trips

Chinese Garden Of Friendship, Sydney Reviews

  • What a beautifully curated garden! Sure it costs a couple of dollars to get in but it is worth it. It has an easy to follow path that let's you take in all of the awesome flora and fauna living there, while providing a few seats here and there so you can really drink it all in. A must see if you are in the area!

  • Little piece of paradise in the heart of a busy city. So quiet and peaceful and they have put a lot of effort into the gardens. So many awesome photo opportunities, and there's also the option of a tea ceremony and wearing traditional clothes. Keep an eye out for the horoscopes hidden around the garden!

  • Escape the sun Lovely manicured gardens. Lots of people on the day we went however good way to get out of the sun. Pics is of Water Pavilion. Great option for outdoor wedding back up if it rains. Didn't go with this option though as couldn't gain access early enough to set up if it did rain. Additional charges by the hour.

  • A must see if you're visiting Darling Harbour. The garden is quite compact, about 2 acres or so, but it feels a lot bigger and parts of it are great for some quiet reflection. The gardens themselves are absolutely beautiful with waterfalls, lily ponds, pagodas and lots of trees and are kept to a high standard, the small entry fee is well worth it. Even though it's mostly aimed at Westerners it has the traditional Chinese ambience and theme which is done tastefully, it doesn't really feel like a tourist trap. There's a little tea house on site that serves tea, coffee and dim sum in addition to Western options, it's also (surprisingly) licensed.

  • The gardens are very tranquil considering that they are located in the middle of a busy city. They are beautifully designed. Be sure to stop for tea or coffee and quiet your mind in this special place. I think the tour available could be better with more enthusiastic guides.

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