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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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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
Find your way North towards Farm Cove- you are probably walking through the Domain and Botanic Gardens. Follow the path that takes along the Farm Cove, you will have the water to your left. As you reach the right hand tip of the point you...More
This is a bit of worn sandstone with a view of Sydney harbor that the governor’s wife sat on to watch the harbor. Convicts chiseled the shape in 1810.
Her husband, Major General Lachlan Macquarie (a Scotsman) was governor from 1810-1821.
Located within the Botanical gardens, the views from here, across the habour are amazing! The history behind the chair is good but the whole walk and views make it worthwhile. There are numerous birds and gorgeous flowers in the botanical gardens which is an added...More