The Archibald Fountain, built in 1932 and located in the center of Hyde Park, is recognized as the most beautiful public fountain artwork in Australia. The fountain was built to commemorate the Alliance of Australia and France during the First World War and was designed by French sculptors based on the architecture and art of ancient Greece and Rome. In addition to enjoying the independent beauty of the fountain during the day, you can also take photos with the Sydney Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral. The fountain will also spray colored water jets at night, forming another beautiful scene.
The Archibald Fountain is located in Hyde Park. It is named after the donor. It is known as the most beautiful public fountain in Australia. It is only one road away from St. Mary's Church. From Sydney’s CBD via Hyde Park to St. Mary’s Church, into the Botanic Gardens and then to the Sydney Opera House, this is a classic walking route, and this route is bound to see the Archibald Fountain.
Traveling to Australia, this stop came to Sydney, I went to visit the attractions in the city, and came to Hyde Park. There is a fountain in Hyde Park-Archibald Fountain, which is considered to be the most beautiful public fountain in Australia. This fountain featuring sculpture art is named after the donor JF Archibald to commemorate the First World War. It was built by the Australia-France Alliance. The fountain is inspired by Roman architecture, and there are often street performers performing outside the fountain, attracting many tourists and becoming one of the classic tourist attractions.
Another beautiful fountain in Sydney which was built as commemoration. Located in the popular Hyde Park, this spot is mainly used as muster point or just for slouching down while soaking the sun light.
Archibald Fountain, or fully known as the J.F. Archibald Memorial Fountain, was donated to Sydney for Australia's contributions to WWI. It's at the opposite side of Hyde Park from the ANZAC Memorial.The fountain has three tableaux overseen by the central Apollo figure. There's Diana, the goddess of the hunt; Thesus battling the minotaur; and a god of the pasture. Turtles spit water back toward Apollo.
When visiting Hyde Park you shouldn't miss this lovely fountain. Just sit by and watch the world go by. It's a reminder of the amazing Architecture and designs that we used in the early days of Sydney.
An artistic foundation at the base of Hyde park. Often street performers and musicians here, and people laying around in the sun all around. Great central meeting spot.