Chinese Garden of Friendship, Sydney

4.5
Nestled between the shiny glass buildings of Darling Harbour, Chinese Garden of Friendship feels like a secret spot. Entering the garden, you walk into a piece of traditional Chinese landscaping in downtown Sydney. Walk past small waterfalls, exotic plants, and pavilions, and watch koi carp swim in lakes. Sit down at the Teahouse for Chinese tea and dim sum, and visit the Dragon Wall to understand its symbolic bond between New South Wales and Guangzhou. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sydney using our trip planner.
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4.6
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  • Beautiful and elaborate garden, very well maintained. A bit of a walk from the light rail line, so combined it with a trip to Darling Harbor.  more »
  • Beautiful gardens in the heart of the city. $8 to enter and very relaxing spot for reading a book or lunch, not too busy.  more »
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  • Con: Entrance ticket is a bit pricey. Pros: The place is really wonderful and beautiful. Lots of areas where you can just sit to view and enjoy the scenery. How they were able to create a falls inside is really marvelous
  • A rare find in the heart of Sydney. Super friendly staff and well maintained garden that combines many typical Chinese traditional garden styles. Interesting points: - Huge colorful fish swimming in lily pond - several styles of pavilions - a variety of plants, bamboos - Many water dragons (esp. In summer) Definitely worth visiting! $6/adult (seniors have discount) $15 family of 2 adult 2 kids)
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