McElhone Stairs

McElhone Stairs information

Location
Sydney , Australia
Address
Victoria St
Getting there
Train: Kings Cross
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These stone stairs were built in 1870 to connect spiffy Potts Point with the Woolloomooloo slums below. The steep steps run past an apartment block: residents sip tea on their balconies and stare bemusedly at the fitness freaks punishing themselves on the 113-stair uphill climb.