Top Historical Places in Sydney

  1. The Cenotaph

    4.7 (354 Votes)
    The Cenotaph

    Landmark, Historical Site, War Memorial, Sculpture

    As you visit the Martin Place in Sydney you shall see its famous landmark: the Cenotaph. This sculpted figure was commissioned to commemorate the Australian soldiers and sailors who died in service during World War I. The Cenotaph consists of two bronze figures, one a soldier, the other a sailor, standing guard at each end of a large granite tomb that represents the Cenotaph. A cenotaph is defi...Read more
  2. Sydney Post Office

    Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    If you wish to look at the heritage of Sydney, then visit Sydney Post Office that still preserves its Victorian architecture to grace the city further. Taken over by The Westin Sydney, this area combines Sydney's original General Post Office with a modern 31 storey tower, offering 416 rooms and suites with a choice of contemporary or heritage rooms. Composed primarily of local Sydney sands...Read more
  3. Gledswood Homestead And Winery

    Outdoors, Walking Area, Historical Site, Winery

    Built around 1810, Gledswood Homestead is a stunning historic property located in the Macarthur region. As you look at this historic structure from outside, you will be mesmerized with its sweeping lawns and elegant gardens. One way to visit this estate is to join a tour and experience Gledswood Homestead by torch light. This tour takes you into an imaginative journey where you can connect...Read more
  4. Middle Head Fortifications

    Walking Area, Historical Site, Tunnel, Harbour

    Middle Head Fortifications is an important historical site in Sydney where you can visit the tunnels and gun emplacements that overlook the harbour. To understand the historicity of this place you can take great walking tracks and vantage points that also over look Sydney Harbour. From 1806 to the 1960s, Middle Head was an integral part of Sydney's defense. Because of the fear of invasion, the ...Read more
  5. Juniper Hall

    4.3 (48 Votes)
    Juniper Hall

    Specialty Shop, Heritage Building, Hall

    Juniper Hall is the Georgian-era building – one of the oldest in Sydney that dates back to 1824. This building was previously owned by the National Trust, but currently belongs to the Moran family and houses the Moran Arts Foundation Collection. This house was built by Robert Cooper with profits from his gin business for his wife. The Historic Houses Association of Australia has a small s...Read more
  6. Dawn Fraser Pool

    4.4 (83 Votes)
    Dawn Fraser Pool

    Heritage Building, Swimming Pool

    Swimming enthusiasts are going to love this place. Actually Dawn Fraser pool is a harbor pool that is located amidst the beautiful old buildings near the busy city of Sydney. Built in the early 1880s, 'Dawnies' (as it's affectionately known to locals) is the oldest tidal flow salt water pool and heritage building listed with the National Trust. Its canopy of large native and palm trees sets the...Read more
  7. Welcome Wall

    Monument

    We all know that Australia has been a country that has been majorly populated by immigrants who came here in the 19th century. Standing in honour of all those who have migrated to Australia is the Welcome Wall. Located at the Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour in Sydney, the 100 metre bronze panelled wall currently has more than 25 000 names inscribed on it, representing 206...Read more