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Royal Botanic Gardens

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Address: Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9231 8111
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The botanical gardens was a lovely way to spend a morning. Naturally beautiful and even had bats in the trees resting up during the day..Pools and fountains and an easy walk made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The botanical gardens was a lovely way to spend a morning. Naturally beautiful and even had bats in the trees resting up during the day..Pools and fountains and an easy walk made this a pleasant experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The Royal Botanic Gardens is adjacent to the Opera House. Hours are from 7 a.m. to dusk. The gardens started in 1816 on the site of a farm that supplied food to the young colony. Throughout the area are placed dedicated to specific plants such as succulents, bamboo trees, rose garden and rainforest groves. The large trees are quite unique... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place to go for a stroll or to sit down and enjoy the views of the harbour.It has some lovely tropical flowers and is generally quiet regardless of how many tourists are in Sydney.Worth a stop to take a few photos

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Take a stroll along the park and enjoy the scenery. Best to visit during end of the year. Nice weather and great company if you bring along your family together.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, natural gardens with plenty of wildlife. Excellent to walk through looking at a great variety of flora and fauna. Good cafe for light refereshments.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Our visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens was very pleasant. We started from the Opera house end, where we rode the train around the garden which stops at 4 stops through various points in the garden. We got off at the 4th stop and travelled to Macquarie's chair. This area has beautiful views of the Sydney CBD skyline and the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The Sydney Botanic Gardens are a tranquil and welcome relief from busy Sydney streets and just a short stroll from the CBD. On my visit I joined a free 90 minute tour which was lead by a volunteer guide, Lynne. As we went on a leisurely stroll through the garden Lynne shared her amazing knowledge of the garden’s history and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Go to the Royal Botanic Gardens and see all the wonderful plants and animals who have gravitated to living there. Its a very beautiful place and you will love it!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to take a chilled walk while you are in the city. I stayed close by and the receptionist advised me to walk through here to get to the Opera House instead of the city and I am happy of the recommendation. It is so peaceful and beautiful. Further down by the water there are lots... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A beautiful garden amid the hustle and bustle of the city, the Royal Botanic Gardens lies a short and scenic stroll along the waterfront from the Sydney Opera House. The gardens were established in XIX century sprawl on 30 hectares of themed gardens with towering trees, palm groves, orchids, ferns, and flocks of fruit bats.

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