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Floriade

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Address: Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
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Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.

Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.

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We were in Canberra in mid-December and were able to check out the Floriade which is a fancy term for flower display. It was pretty neat, lots of flowers everywhere, not as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Moncton, Canada

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fine display of tulips of a wide range of colours. Walk around them during the day or enjoy them with music in the eventing. There are also other displays and eateries to relish,

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Moncton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Canberra in mid-December and were able to check out the Floriade which is a fancy term for flower display. It was pretty neat, lots of flowers everywhere, not as impressive as Holland in spring but then again what is really? Still very lovely, lots of hard work was put in to make it lovely.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's probably great for many people but I find it always looks pretty much the same. I know the people involved put an enormous amount of work into it but I think they are too constrained by budget. The Botanic Gardens are far more interesting.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love gardens and flowers but I have to admit to being a slightly disappointed. The tulips were mostly great but unfortunately the inclement weather had spoiled some of the beds. Nothing you can do about the weather but there didn't seem to be much in the way of design in the flower beds themselves, just various squares with different... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Floriade as its mame suggests is where we expect to be exposed to flowers! And yes its such a beautiful collection of tulips and other flowers. As I have a little child we always love to use the open-roof double decker free shuttle bus which takes us to the floriade. It runs on a schedule from civic and is easy... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Not really a nature person, but I really enjoyed the experience. It was interesting to see the hard work people put in for events like this. Would recommend.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, stunning flowers. But when all is said and done the ensemble of food stalls, market style entertainment and flower beds doesn't really amount to a better spectacle than the nature that's on Canberra's doorstep. We were possibly lacking the zen mindset required to fully appreciate the event.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This fantastic display of flowers is a joy to see. Have taken home many beautiful photos of this display. Always a treat to see and I love the Bonsai ....Thankyou xxx

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Very interesting even though you might not a a keen gardener or flower enthusiast. Well presented and a very nice walk on a sunny day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Floriade flower festival is a must-see if you are visiting Canberra in Spring. It is a great little event. The tulips on display are amazing; they stretch in an endless line and recreate a bit of Holland for you! There are several curio shops that sell cottage industry stuff from home-made soaps, perfumes, essential oils, massage wheat bags, and... More 

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