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Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

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Address: Birdwood Ave | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9252 2300
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Visit Melbourne's inner-city oasis. More than 10,000 plant species from...

Visit Melbourne's inner-city oasis. More than 10,000 plant species from around the world are presented in a kaleidoscope of colour and texture. Sweeping lawns, tranquil lakes and majestic trees are home to an amazing range of wildlife.

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Paradise on earth. You have to se this

Paradise on earth. You have to se this. The most amazing place. You can run around it, as many do. or you can go inside. If you go inside you'll see an amazing array of flowers... read more

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Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Paradise on earth. You have to se this. The most amazing place. You can run around it, as many do. or you can go inside. If you go inside you'll see an amazing array of flowers and plants from all over the world. You'll see swans, dusk, all manor of birdlife. Great for picnics and gatherings. Make sure you stake... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great day out well worth a visit, not to roar of a walk if you want to from the city along the Yarra, through the park to the Sydney Myer Music Bowl, then onto the Shrine of Rememberance, with many statues & sights to see a long the way, amazing gardens, our day put was great as the weather was... More 

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It was cool to see the variety of trees and outside. Sadly it was cold an raining when I was there, but I would highly recommend this walk on a warm sunny afternoon.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Nice easy walk and well looked after. Description on all trees type, when planted etc was great. A must visit when in Melbourne.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful gardens very close to the CBD. Wonderful display of flowers etc. So peaceful and extremely well manicured. Lovely day out and definitely a 'must see' when in Melbourne

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Loved the serene atmosphere right in the middle of the city. It is so central & easily accessible for everyone concerned and entry is free!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to a wedding by the lake and it was just beautiful. Really tranquil spot. Getting out at night was a little hairy in the dark!

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I loved the atmosphere of the park and there are different types of plants that they set up in category.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

These are the most stunning gardens. Beautifully maintained. Great walkways. Plenty of facilities, seats. Lovely lawns to picnic under the spreading limbs of a Moreton Bay Fig or other statuesque tree. Great coffee can be bought from cafe near gift shop but sometimes queues are long and service slow. Lovely walkway through fernery. Always end up on another path discovering... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great place to take a walk and is very close to the city center area. Also right next to the Shrine of Remembrance.

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