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“Admiral Phillip Captain of the First Fleet and founder of Australia first Governor General of NSW is buried within”
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St Nicholas Church
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

St Nicholas's Church wherein lie the remains of Admiral Arthur Phillip founder of Australia and first Governor General of NSW this will mean nothing except to every Australian being Captain of the First Fleet to Australia Captain Phillip is buried in the church and there is an exhibition containing names of all the original convicts and commemorates the birth place of a nation this place will blow your mind!?

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

A beautiful church and churchyard. Burial place of Arthur Phillip 1738-1814 - First Governor of New South Wales Australia, Walter Sickert the artist and the man who invented Plasticine (apologies for forgetting his name.) If you enjoy history and beautiful memorials, it's well worth a visit. The Rector and staff are super helpful too. monuments

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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This place is a nightmare especially for traffic because of the Toll Bridge. Frankly the whole village is being ruined by the sheer amount of traffic that moves through this little fragile village. You spend most the time trying not to get run over if you're not too busy choking to death on car fumes, poor gridlocked village. Don't waste your time just DON'T BOTHER.

Thank AjHacker
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

St Nicholas is a must visit for all Australians interested in Australian history as it is were Captain Arthur Phillip the First Governor of NSW is buried. Great displays and history adorns the walls of the church and a special memorial set up for the man himself.

Thank DitchAustralia
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting because it shows how depends on your perspective. Here at St Nicholas Arthur Phillip is a heroic coloniser. For me as an Australian he represents a brave pioneer who began a cultural clash and dispossesion of another nation made up of the various indigenous clans of the Australian Aborigines. It js taking too long for Australians to deal with the bad effects that resulted.

Thank xiaoshan04
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