Get ready to be amazed seeing an exquisite display of plants and amazing architecture upon visiting the Royal Botanical Garden in Adelaide. Read on to know more about this amazing destination.
Spanning over an area of whopping 51-hectares The Adelaide Botanic Garden is a public garden located at the north-east corner of the Adelaide city. There is also a zoo located adjacent to the park. The park comes under the direct administration of Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of South Australia which is a statuary authority of the government.
A bit of History
During the initial stages of drawing the map for the city of Adelaide, Colonel William Light wanted to include a garden to the city a botanical garden to be precise. So here selected an area that had formed by the River Torrens It was not until 1854, after many appeals to the government the governor Henry Young approved the establishment of a garden at the location.
What awaits your at the garden today
Today the garden boasts an exquisite display of plants that are native to Australia and houses many attractions including iconic buildings, water bodies and rock gardens. These attractions are scattered across the garden premises and each one of them is a spectacle to watch.
Getting there and accommodation facilities
Reaching the garden is pretty easy; you can arrive here by a taxi from almost all parts of the Adelaide. The Garden is also surrounded by a plethora of exquisite accommodation options the likes of iStay Precinct and many other holiday apartments in Adelaide where you could plan your stay after a tiring day of exploration.
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