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2 x Luna Parks. 1 x Sydney, 1 x Melbourne.

Part 1:

Sydney, opened 1935. @

The welcoming gate @ Milsons Point incl. Olyimpic Swimming Pool signage for pool seen in last pic of the section and the Sydney Harbour Bridge visbile in background:



In situ:






Pic i took last year during renovations:


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Wow, the harbour bridge is really huge. It dwarfs the park.

The Sydney Harbour Bridges height to top of arch above sea level is 134m/433ft.

The pylon on the north-western side that you can see is 89m/292ft high and is made of concrete, faced with granite.

The large pic that I took last year was on the western side which is the basically the same level of the 2 rail lines and and the 8 levels of traffic heading in both directions 24/7.

BTW Call be biased monsoon but I am a native yeah agreed.

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3 historic pics of Sydney's Luna Park....


Mock Islamic architecture with minarets to the big dipper rollercoaster ride entrance:


...and to the Tumble Bug ride:


A proposed Denton Corker Marshall (Melburnian International architectural firm) office block overlooking all the fun of the fare:


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