Hyde park, named after the original Hyde Park in London, is a large park in Sydney on the eastern side of the central business district. It is almost rectangular in shape and extends from north to south. Inside the park are the Anzac war memorial and the Archibald Fountain, designed by François Sicard and donated by J.F. Archibald in 1932 in honour of Australia's contribution to the Great War in France. Around the park are St Mary cathedral and the Art gallery of New South Wales.

01 Anzac war memorial 02 Anzac war memorial 03 Anzac war memorial 04 Yellow water lily 05 Bronze statue of James Cook 06 St Mary cathedral
07 St Mary cathedral 08 St Mary cathedral 09 St Mary cathedral 10 Colonial era building 11 Birds in Hyde park
12 Fig tree lined avenue 13 Fig tree lined avenue 14 Archibald fountain 15 Archibald fountain 16 Archibald fountain
17 Obelisk 18 Bronze statue of Queen Victoria 19 Art gallery of New South Wales
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