The oldest park in Australia is Hyde Park, that is situated in Sydney. The park covers 40 acres in the central business district of Sydney. The park is rectangular in shape, it has over 500 trees on its land. The park was established in the early 19th century. It is surrounded by some of Sydney's most important buildings. The park offers a break from the city life that surrounds it and it is popular with both tourists and locals. The park is the home of the Anzac Memorial.
The park 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; travel to them on the M40, 389, 441, 504 or 506 buses.
Opening Times and Admission
The park is a public park so it is free to access at all hours every day throughout the year.