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8 Magnificent Castles In Sydney: The Unexplored Side Of Sydney

Sydney, the capital of New South Wales, Australia. It is Australia’s oldest and largest city. Sydney has many influences on its style. Sydney hosts many tourist attractions. Apart from this, there is also a lesser unknown side to the city, Sydney is not just about being a typical cosmopolitan metropolis city, it is also known for its castles, the unexplored yet worth try experience. Australia isn’t home to many castles. The country is now in its origin and thus doesn’t have many old structures and buildings. However, a few noticeable castles in Sydney. Take a look.

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  1. Camelot Castle Kirkham
  2. Kryal Castle 
  3. Edinburgh Castle
  4. Fort Dension
  5. Fort Queenscliff 
  6. Jumping Castles 
  7. Castle Cove 
  8. Sunshine Castle 

1. Camelot Castle Kirkham

Camelot House, Kirkham, Australia
Castle in sydney
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It is a racehorse stud located at Kirkham Lane, It was designed by John Horbury Hunt. The architectural style is the Late Victorian. The official name to be Camelot, Camelot Gardeners Lodge, Camelot Stables. There are gardens surrounded by the castle house. The garden consists of shrubberies, flower gardens, etc. Camelot is designed by architect John Horbury Hunt. It is still in excellent condition and unaltered. The place is important in demonstrating the cultural and natural history and its strong association of people with the aesthetic characteristics of New South Wales.

2. Kryal Castle 

Kryal Castle is located in the foothills of Mount Warrenheip. The castle’s name is derived from its builder, Keith Ryall. There are shows involving jousting, live theatre, a jester, juggler, and fire-eating, as well as a “Wax Of Torture” museum hosted at the castle. It is a multi-use venue, offering four-star accommodation and Castle Suite and hosts function, wedding, and conferencing facilities to celebrate.

3. Edinburgh Castle 

Edinburgh Castle in sydney
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The Edinburgh Castle is an iconic Sydney landmark since 1885. The Edinburgh Castle is now a venue reinventing the Sydney pub scene, the hotel’s walls were once a refuge to some of the country’s most famed creatives. Today, The Edinburgh Castle enters a new era by top-notching Sydney pubs. Offering a casual dining experience with top-quality food and a delightful range of cocktails. It is in fact one of the famous castles in Sydney. They welcome you with a range of quality beers and fine wine. Another old pub based in the busy town center. The perfect spot to hit with your friends and loved ones. Also, a young couple wanting a place for dinner to talk. Amid the hustle-bustle of city life, the Upstairs Lounge is the perfect cozy place to drink or dine. Enjoy imaginative pub food with a nod to Australian classics, and a bar menu offering up a classic cocktail list with a modern twist.

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4. Fort Dension 

Fort Denison, part of the Sydney Harbor National Park, is a reserved national park that is heritage-listed. It was formerly a  penal site and defensive facility. Fort Denison on Sydney Harbor is within the visual catchment of the major attractions of Sydney like the Opera House and the royal botanical gardens, The Fort Dension is now managed as a national park, nature reserve, tourist attraction, and as an event space. Three major elements comprise the strong horizontal section of the fort; the battery and bastion, the barracks, and the terrace. Tides have been measured at Fort Denison, successive instruments were used as tide measuring technology, Fort Denison was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register.

5. Fort Queenscliff 

Fort Queenscliff Castle in sydney
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Fort Queenscliff,  Victoria, Australia, a part of the Australian national heritage, constructed on Shortland’s Bluff, which portrays the country’s early military history.  Fort Queenscliff has located 106 km from Melbourne. Fort Queenscliff Heritage evokes military history. The Fort is an example of the defenses that existed in the Second World War. Fort Queenscliff entered the Register of the National Estate. The ultimate objective of the Fort Queenscliff Heritage is the development of the museum.

6. Jumping Castles 

This is another castle that is actually a non-castle. Jumping castles are a major attraction among Australians. There are numerous jumping castles spread all throughout Sydney and Australia. Jumping castles are nothing but castle structures that can be easily inflated and deflated within minutes. It is a great way to have fun and entertainment, especially for children. The jumping castles in Sydney are open for four hours and they charge approximately $200 AUD for 4 hours. After the conclusion of 4 hours, the staff member deflates the castle clearing the area. 

7. Castle Cove 

Castle Cove is a suburb on the North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Castle Cove is located 11 kilometers north of Sydney, in the City of Willoughby. It is listed as a heritage mansion. It is believed that Castle Cove was named after a prominent Parliament member of New South Wales, Henry Hastings Willis.

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8. Sunshine Castle 

Sunshine Castle, Bli Bli, Queensland
Castle in sydney
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The Sunshine Castle is A major tourist attraction spot in the Bli Bli region of Australia, which visitors can do as a day trip from Sydney. The Sunshine castle serves as a museum and a function venue. The medieval look adds an extra star to your events held at Sunshine Castle. The Sunshine Coast promotes history, encourages education, and facilitates unique celebrations. The Sunshine Coast was Built-in 1972 as the Fairytale Castle to display fairytale depictions and dolls it now offers an insight into an era of European history. The Castle aims to bridge the gap between the Medieval era and the Sunshine Coast’s history with a modern and innovative business approach.

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