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Chinese Garden of Friendship

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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8888
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A haven of tranquility in Sydney's bustling Chinatown, this fascinating garden with waterfalls, bridges and fish-filled ponds was designed by experts from China and reflects designs dating back to the 5th century.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9240 8888
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were staying in darling harbor and walked past this garden every day during our stay, so we decided to have a look to fill in the last day of our trip before heading off to the airport. It is $6 per adult to enter,...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful way to spend the morning as you walk around amongst the trickling sounds of water and the smells of beautiful flowers. Its a peaceful oasis in the center of downtown Sydney and a must see for anyone that enjoys a calming moment during your...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The most beautiful gardens I have ever seen it was such tranquility and a real gem we were lucky to go when all the azaleas had just bloomed

Thank X2396PDangiem
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A serene secluded garden, enjoyable to stroll around. Take a break and sit in one of the pavilions and enjoy The serenity and the Chinese architecture. Children and the young at heart can hunt for the 12 Chinese zodiac signs. We recommend 1-2 hours to...More

Thank Jennie G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice change from all the activity around the harbor . Hope to get back soon to " Do Nothing"! Several benches here that call my name. Well done !

Thank george60898
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting of an oasis with this Attraction because most of the Chinese Gardens I had visited are too ordinary yet this one impressed me so much. It is a haven for those looking for serene & calm place that could soothe your nerves...More

Thank jeckli
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told about the guided tour as I paid my $6 entry and am so pleased I went on this free tour. It just added another dimension to everything that you see. Learning the history and why plants and hallways are positioned in certain...More

Thank Jayceen1257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked this place and will go back. Although not as good, it reminded me of the Ives St Laurent garden in Morroco. It's very peaceful. Just watch out that you don't accidentally step on one of those large lizards like I almost did!

Thank rzsandoval
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chinese Garden offers a serene and peaceful spot where visitors can take their time to appreciate the beauty of nature. Despite being situated right in the heart of the city (skyscrapers serve as its main background), the place seems devoid of the stress of...More

Thank milcah889
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the chinese arts around, i love to come over here and enjoy the gardens and the beauty around and spend a bit of time here

Thank kandelbabs
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
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16 December 2016|
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Response from sunshine123Essex | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't answer that as I was using public transport and walking. I would imagine there must be because it is in the city.
25 January 2016|
Response from Anne J |
That would be a family ticket, $15