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Royal Botanic Gardens

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
61 2 9231 8111
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Type: Gardens
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: The Botanic Gardens are a must see when visiting Sydney. The gardens are situated on the shores of the Sydney Harbour, with the Opera House and... more »
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bedford
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Spent the morning here, having walked round the opera house. Take a picnic and sit out if it is sunny. Also go round the greenhouses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is another of Sydney's must see free attracrions. I suggest you have a picnic here... I will be next time.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Give atleast half a day to visit these gardens . beautiful views of the opera house and harbor bridge are an added attraction .. Absolute haven for plant lover like me

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

One cannot visit Sydney without spending time in this splendid sanctuary. Try not to follow your map and get lost in the gardens

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Dublin
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Definitely worth a visit! Stunning flora and fauna, beautiful views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the skyline. A perfect spot for a walk, jog or a picnic and a quiet time with a book. Go as far as Mrs Macquaries Point

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

A week working in Sydney. Every day, after work a walk in the Botanical Gardens was a must. Wonderfully relaxing. A true oasis in the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

A place less known to the tourist crowds, serene, peaceful. You get great views of the city and harbor from there.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed our visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens. Entry was free, and the grounds were peaceful and beautiful. The gardens are huge! They also offer stunning views of the Opera House and the Bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Beautiful! What a great space. We just went for a walk thru the gardens and the bathroom facilities were clean.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

On our last day in sydney we had the morning to kill so we decided to go for a walk in the gardens. My bf being sensitive to the sun even thought it was great with not all of the gardens in the suna nd not all in the shade he found cover when he needed it. It was a... More

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