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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Didn't get much time to explore the botanical gardens but what i did see was beautiful a really nice area and walking distance to the opera house and harbour bridge

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Didn't get much time to explore the botanical gardens but what i did see was beautiful a really nice area and walking distance to the opera house and harbour bridge

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was one of my favorite parts of Melbourne. I loved how many birds live there and what a great variety of animals they had. I recommend taking the free tour that they offer to learn a bit about its history and about the plants.

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Gravenhurst, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We spent yesterday at the botanic gardens in Sydney. It was beautiful. So very lush and green. Hard to believe it is winter when you are Canadian. The walkways are very well maintained with alternate walkways if stairs are involved. There were a few flowers still in bloom and most were well signed with plaques. The birds were amazing, so... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Just a walk away from the Opera House. These beautiful gardens are well worth a visit, very pretty, picturesque and serene.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The garden is smaller than I thought, but has lovely open lawns, water features and ponds. There is a restaurant near the centre. The pond has eels that we could spot: exciting for my son. Large trees and many birds around.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of nice lawns to stay, lie and rest near by centre and Opera house. Places in shadows under the big trees with nice views.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Large and well looked after. The gardens are a calm oasis near the centre of the city. They are a delight to the eyes. A great place to just be for a few hours.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I didn't manage to stay and have a complete look, but we managed to go through it and it was so beautiful. There are just so many gems in Sydney and and local should be grateful for each and every one.

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Bundeena, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

A great walk with awesome view of the harbour bridge and opera house, don't drive there as parking is not free and it is policed

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Pasig City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We visited the Gardens during winter just for a stroll after days of traveling around. Quite relaxing.

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Additional Information about Royal Botanic Gardens

Address: Address: Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9231 8111
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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