The ANZAC Memorial is a war memorial monument situated at the southern end of Hyde Park in Sydney, Australia. The memorial was built as a tribute to the Australian Imperial Force of World War I.
Fundraising for the memorial began on 25th April 1916, exactly a year on from when the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps(ANZAC) arrived at Anzac Cove for the battle of Gallipoli. It was completed and opened in November 1934. The memorial is a concrete structure that is clad in stone, it stands at 100ft tall.
The memorial is situated in Hyde Park, which is served by two light rail stations ‘St James’ and ‘Museum’, both are situated at opposite ends of the park. It is also close to a major station in ‘Town Hall’ station. If travelling by bus, the park has its own stops which are a 5-minute walk from the memorial; travel to them on the M40, 389, 441, 504 or 506 buses.
Opening Times and Admission
The memorial is situated in a public park, you can visit the memorial at any hour of any day. The memorial is very important to the Australian people so should be shown full respect if visiting.