Paddington Reservoir Gardens - Paddington
Paddington Reservoir Gardens is an award-winning venue in the City of Sydney's east that has been completely transformed from its former life.
Hailed as a blend of the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Paddington Reservoir Gardens opened in its current form in 2009.
Stroll through the immaculate gardens and wide boardwalks. There are plenty of places to sit and have a rest. The roof-top features a stunning sunken garden, and vibrant graffiti art has been preserved in the eastern chamber. Hang around until the sun sets if you can, as the lighting detail transforms the space once again.
Paddington Reservoir Gardens won the Australian Award for Urban Design in 2009. The public space has also received the seal of approval from the ABC's Art Nation (featured in the video on this page) and Gardening Australia.