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Central to his design was Apollo giving life to all nature and he was surrounded by different figures:\n▪️ Diana: Bringing harmony to the world. \n▪️Pan: Watching over the field and pastures. \n▪️Thesus conquering Minotaur: symbolic of sacrifice for the common good.","type":"text"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FstjvUJq9WaaWWmWZXeuo%2Fstop_1_1.png?alt=media&token=aea2146e-4f8c-45aa-8f26-a8b8c1038f80","version":1,"metadata":{"height":500,"width":750},"type":"img"}],"location":{"latitudeDelta":0.0922,"latitude":-33.8717349,"longitude":151.2114825,"longitudeDelta":0.0421},"address":"Archibald Fountain, Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW, Australia"},{"media":[{"content":"##Question\n\nHow many statues are at the front of the Barracks? ","type":"text"},{"content":"##About\n\nHyde Park Barracks is an UNESCO World Heritage-listed site in the heart of historic Sydney, the Barracks are a living record of early colonial Australia. Originally it was originally built by convict architect Francis Greenway in 1811-1819 as a brick building that housed convict men and boys. The Barracks have also served as an immigration depot, asylum, mint, law court and government office.\n\n##Accessibility\n\nOpen Thurs-Sun, 10am-5pm\n\nSessions begin every half hour and you can enter anytime within your 30 minutes session entry time. The Hyde Park Barracks experience takes about 90 minutes to complete. These are audio experiences, visitors are encouraged to bring their own headset (standard 3.5mm jack or lighting connector for Apple earpods required).\n\n**Prices**\nAdult: $24\nConcession: $20\nChild (5-15 years): $16\n\n*It's not compulsory to go on the Hyde Park Barracks experience to finish the FreeGuides experience ","type":"text"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FstjvUJq9WaaWWmWZXeuo%2Fstop_2_1.png?alt=media&token=7dfcafc1-f06a-4d9b-ae47-aa5e47f5a545","version":1,"metadata":{"height":667,"width":1000},"type":"img"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FstjvUJq9WaaWWmWZXeuo%2Fstop_2_2.png?alt=media&token=718d3ef3-35f8-4ae0-a4dd-fa4e9fccf46b","version":1,"metadata":{"height":404,"width":1000},"type":"img"}],"location":{"longitude":151.2126045,"latitude":-33.8696182,"latitudeDelta":0.0922,"longitudeDelta":0.0421},"address":"Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW, Australia"},{"media":[{"type":"text","content":"##Question\n\nHow many plaques are around the statue? "},{"type":"text","content":"##About\n\nIl Porcellino means 'the little pig' and this sculpture is an exact replica of an original by Pietro Tacca which has stood in Florence, Italy since around 1733. It represents a link of friendship between Italy and Australia in memory of *Brigardier General Thomas Fiaschi* who loved and served for both countries.\n\nThe sculpture was a gift to the City of Sydney to help raise funds for Sydney Hospital. In Florence, it is believed that if you put a coin in the boar's gaping jaws, with the intent of letting it fall through the underlying grating, and rub the snout, it will ensure a safe return back to Florence. Money collected from the momument was used to fund a hospital in Florence. Similarly, in Sydney, donations also go towards assisting the hospital."},{"version":1,"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FstjvUJq9WaaWWmWZXeuo%2Fstop_3_1.png?alt=media&token=7cf61451-f113-4e45-94ee-db9bacd8fb71","metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000}}],"location":{"latitude":-33.86785409999999,"longitude":151.2123921,"longitudeDelta":0.0421,"latitudeDelta":0.0922},"address":"Il Porcellino, Sydney NSW, Australia"},{"media":[{"type":"text","content":"##Question\n\nHow many cages are suspended?\n\n\n\n*Feel free to ask Google if you can't find out! "},{"content":"##About\n\nForgotten Songs is a public artwork that was installed in 2009 as a part of Sydney Laneway Temporary art scheme, however due to popularity it became of the $9 million permanent laneway installations.\n\nThe concept by artist *Michael Thomas Hill* celebrates the birds who lived in central Sydney ''before they were gradually forced out if the city by European settlement''. The artists uses suspended bird cages in the laneway accompanied by the sound recording of extinct or threatened bird species of central Sydney. The artist's intention is to return the sound of the bird's back to the city and make them important part of city life.","type":"text"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FstjvUJq9WaaWWmWZXeuo%2Fstop_4_1.png?alt=media&token=26116a04-4a46-40c7-9443-568215cabee3","version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"height":452,"width":673}}],"location":{"latitude":-33.8672538,"latitudeDelta":0.0922,"longitudeDelta":0.0421,"longitude":151.2078404},"address":"Forgotten Songs, Challis House, Martin Place, Sydney NSW, Australia"},{"media":[{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FstjvUJq9WaaWWmWZXeuo%2Fstop_5_0.png?alt=media&token=2aa24f7c-9d70-4f3d-b7a0-5e242a51cab9","version":1,"metadata":{"height":416,"width":626},"type":"img"},{"type":"text","content":"##ENTER THE CODE TO WIN\n\nTo finalise your entry, use the numbers from the previous questions and put them at the end of the FreeGuides website URL. The example is shown below:\n\nhttps://www.freeguides.com/12345678\n\nOnly the correct order and combination of numbers will reveal the secret website to win $500*!"}],"address":"FreeGuides, York Street, Sydney NSW, Australia","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.0421,"latitude":-33.8653102,"longitude":151.2052845,"latitudeDelta":0.0922}}]
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