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Located by the Royal Botanic Gardens, the bench known as Mrs. Macquarie's Chair was carved out of sandstone in the early 1800s for Govenor Lachlan Macquarie's wife, Elizabeth. It became her favorite spot to look upon the harbour and serves that same...more
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This is undoubtedly one of the best places to take photos of the harbor bridge and opera house...it has an access from inside the botanical garden which I discovered by accident when strolling thru the gardens.
Mrs MacQuaries Chair is an historic landmark dating back to the early settlement of the original colony. Like most of Sydney's landmarks, this too is located to offer the great shot of both the Opera House and the Coathanger Bridge. The chair, (erection completed in...More
Very nice place to drop off from the the taxi and start walking. From the park itself you can get some great photos of both marina and opera house. The boardwalk starts at this point, and in short walking distance, you can get some awesome...More
We had a lovely 20 minute walk from the Opera house to Mrs Macquaries chair through the botanical gardens. We saw lots of fantastic wildlife and various tropical plants during our walk. The photo opportunity is great as you can take a picture with the...More
The story of convicts and the construction of Sydney is an interesting one. This "chair" has an interesting story- worth walking by it to check it out. Just a couple of minutes and very nearby is an amazing view of the Opera House, Bridge and...More
One of the best views in the city of the harbor Is at Mrs. Macquarie’s Point! This is where you should go if you want to take that post card perfect picture of the opera house and bridge. There is nice walking trails to get...More