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Commonwealth Park

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Address: Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra 2004, Australia
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Very nice spot for cycling unfortunately one side of it is closed for some constructions. If you are going for morning walks this is the idoleal place as there are big trees which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chennai, India
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice spot for cycling unfortunately one side of it is closed for some constructions. If you are going for morning walks this is the idoleal place as there are big trees which provides lots of shades

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a lovely park overlooking the lake. There are shady trees to sit under and nice green grass to sit on.

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Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Gorgeous conifers and cold weather trees inhabit this little peace of quiet which looks down towards Parliament House. Lovely spot to find a chair and just watch the world pass by for a few minutes.

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Tasmania, Australia
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122 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely treed park with a lake, right next to the Lake trail and close to loads of attractions. Good rest areas, places for picnics, shady trees, play grounds for kids etc etc.

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Canberra, Australia
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756 reviews
299 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 789 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is an excellent place to take a family. There is space for riding bikes and paths to walk along. Being by the lake it's pretty and picturesque.

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2,471 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 610 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The infrastucture a little aged now but it is still a beautifully designed park. You can take a walk around the lake or just have a look at the place. Lots of place to play games and relax. You will always be able to find a free spot.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We strolled through the greater park during our visit to Floriade. It is a lovely large park with ponds and paths along Lake Burley-Griffin. Ideal spots for a picnic abound. I am sure when Floriade is not on there would be ample parking. There are lovely views across the lake to some of the major Canberra attractions too. I think... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were lucky enough to be there when Floriade was on in the park. The gardens were covered in beautiful flowers and sculptures. Plenty to see, do and eat here and it's free!!

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South Coast, NSW
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110 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is the venue for Floriade. A bucket list item and destination for us. We were disappointed with organisation or lack of car parking and signage, lack of sufficient table and chairs for dining at food venue, Quality of tulips in particular as they appeared stressed and under nourished.

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Hunter Valley, NSW
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have visited Commonwealth Park during Floriade when the magnificent bulbs are all in bloom & the park is transformed completely. We have also visited when the park is in its normal state - a beautiful, restful place to walk amongst native & introduced species of plants. The lake is also quite delightful.

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