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 Opening and Closing 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

  • 38.3% of people who visit Sydney include Chinese Garden Of Friendship in their plan

  • 41.84% 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

60.07% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chinese Garden Of Friendship

People normally club together Queen Victoria Building 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

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Chinese Garden Of Friendship, Sydney Reviews

  • 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.

  • Very nice Chinese style garden with very good lookout areas and a cafe. The price to get in is only $6 for adults which to me seems good. When I went it was in late autumn hence to beautiful array of colours. This place does have toilets located at the southern side of the complex. There are a few benches around to take in the view but not many. You got to be careful on some of the paths as they are just large boulders and it's not suitable for push chairs and prams

  • Absolutely fabulous park with beautiful grounds!!! We spent around two hours there exploring and taking family photos, honestly could have spent more time! There is a children’s map program where you can spot the Chinese Zodiac signs over the course of the park... very cool. There is also fish feeding around 11:30am (check days) if your around then. There is also a Chinese tea shop which we did not attend.

  • A stunning traditional Chinese garden. I love coming here and identifying the different plants and checking out the Bonsai’s, some of which are 100 of years old. They also have high tea which is really lovely. Definitely a great place to come when you want a break from the concrete jungle.

  • Absolutely love how beautiful this place is. My friends and I went there recently for the tea ceremony, and I can't praise them enough on how organized and educational it was. We had a fabulous day walking around, exploring the design and historical facts behind the set up. We also loved that you can rent a costume for $10 and pose in the garden with your friends. It's awesome! (Though, they can do with a bit of a wash.)

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