Things to do in St. James

THE 10 BEST Things to Do in St. James, Sydney

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  • smiler1956
    Birmingham, UK509 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Used the park a number of times whilst in Sydney to cross to different places. Plenty of room to walk, sit and admire the monuments and flowers.
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • Michael-4551
    Caloundra, Australia5,458 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited on Wednesday 13th November. Has to be the most interesting fountain in Hyde Park and well worth stopping to have a look at.
    Written 17 December 2019
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  • EndlessTravels
    Greater Melbourne, Australia35,492 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pretty old building that we passed on way to Sydney Tower. Located opposite Hyde park. Loved the wrought iron gates. Didn’t go inside though
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • Suzie P
    Brisbane Region, Australia141 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great venue for music concert on the Carhill Express overlooking Sydney's Circular Quay. Good variety of bands. Nice atmosphere despite low numbers of people due to covid. Projection of stage onto one of the buildings across the street was interesting concept. Highlight was at 10pm with 15 minute sky spectacular of 500 drones lighting the sky and manoeuvring to create various pictures .. cockatoo moving its wings, fish swimming and surfer riding the wave were my favourites. Not sure if this was the 1st year for Sydney's Elevate Festival but I will return next year.
    Written 6 January 2022
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  • Albywon
    Sydney, Australia11,875 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice and well maintained formal garden contained within Hyde Park. very colourful at the moment and certainly worth stopping for a few minutes.
    It might just be me but the positioning within the park means you need to seek it out as it's not on the normal walking routes.
    Written 8 February 2023
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  • AndyJohn74
    Sans Souci, Australia3,383 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Located on the north west corner of Hyde Park, St James Station was opened in 1926. In April 1999 it was added to the State Heritage Register. This station services the T2, Inner West & Leppington Line, the T3, Bankstown Line, and the T8, Airport & South Line.
    Written 24 January 2022
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  • kimmysue42
    Minneapolis, MN1,590 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    4 of us booked a private tour with Dave while on our visit to Sydney for a wedding. We thought this tour would get a look at lots of sights and we were right. Dave picked us up at our hotel and drove us up to the Blue Mountains. Wd saw Three Sisters, took a gondola ride and a cable car ride on an old coal mine car. Very fun! We had lunch I. Katoomba at a cute deli and a coffee stop in Leura. We went to a wildlife park and ended the day taking a ferry ride back to Sydney Harbour. Dave was informative and also let us wander on our own at each tour sight. Highly recommend.
    Written 18 October 2023
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  • AndyJohn74
    Sans Souci, Australia3,383 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This mural is on the walls of the pedestrian pathway that links Hyde Park and The Domain. The mural must go for close to 200 meters and covers both sides of the travel escalator.
    Written 24 January 2022
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  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia7,494 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The memorial to Dalley was installed in its current location in 1897, nine years after his death. The bronze statue is apparently life-sized and is mounted atop a pedestal which sits on a stone base. Have to admit that I'd never heard of the man and had to do my research, thankfully the pedestal inscriptions gave me good pointers.
    Written 23 December 2022
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  • Peter M
    Melbourne, Australia1,301 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This National Trust building was built between 1921 and 1924. It is also known as the former Manchester Unity Building. It is an excellent example of Inter-war Commercial Palazzo style
    Written 23 April 2021
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  • Saurav Majumdar
    Singapore, Singapore3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Took the bus ride with the knowledgeable guide Martin. Excellent value for money ride. Get to know the points to see and background
    Written 16 April 2022
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  • CasandraTP
    Sydney, Australia1,081 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Situated in the heart of Sydney, opposite the Australian Museum and Hyde Park. They have swim lanes for the “serious” swimmers and a huge play pool for everyone else. There is also a sun area which is normally open along with a wave machine but due to recent Covid outbreak you can’t but this will be back to normal soon fingers crossed. The water is a little cool but you do get used to it. Suitable for families of all ages with the leisure pool opening on a slope so perfect for those younger children. It is reasonably priced and they do have lessons there.
    Written 8 January 2021
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  • mrdom
    6,468 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Built 1916 for the Daily Telegraph and home to hotels, bars and offices since, now it's offices with a handbag shop on the ground floor. It normally looks nice on the outside but has been behind construction hoarding for quite a while now.
    Written 6 July 2022
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  • Rachelle G
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I was planning my best friend's and over the weekend we had the pleasure of going through Taste of the Hunter as part of the weekends festivities. Suzanne was super attentive and helpful when booking in the wine tour and the locations we wanted to visit. We had the pleasure of being chauffeured around by Grant, hands down Grant made the day what it was, from the moment we met he made sure our weekend was full of fun. Both Taste of the Hunter and Grant made our weekend seamless from start to finish. Everyone's still talking about it, I highly recommend everyone book with Taste of the the Hunter Wine Tours as it was a great price and make sure to ask for Grant!!!
    Written 9 May 2023
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