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Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Birdwood Ave | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
61 3 9252 2300
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Type: Gardens, Parks
Description: Enjoy a day walking through one of the best-landscaped gardens on Earth.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Beautiful grounds -- well marked and interesting plants. Pleasant café by the pond for a latte or a cider.

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The Melbourne Botanical Gardens are a hidden gem in Melbourne, Lovely gardens and lawns. Great place for the family or adults and many people take a picnic. The gift shop has wonderful souvenirs at a reasonable cost and there is a café as well - top spot!

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The Botanic Gardens are high on my list of recommendations for visitors, and also a fabulous place for locals to relax for an afternoon. .

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West Linn, Oregon
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94 reviews 94 reviews
53 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

An amazing start to your day...strolling through the garden. The lush grounds and all the bird songs takes you away from the fact you are in a large city. Only disappointment was not being able to really see the Government House.

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Melbourne
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Royal Botanic Gardens are a delight just a short walk. These gardens have been established for something like 150 years and comprise a stunning collection of native and exotic plants. Take a blanket and some food for a picnic on the banks of the large ornamental lake or joins thousands of locals for a run, jog or walk around the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The botanical gardens represent a unique setting within the heart of Melbourne, it is a place to reflect on the beauty of nature, as well as admiring the the unique flora and fauna that is represented.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

just remember as a child running through the autumn leaves after your grandfather has just raked them up. that's what the Royal Botanic Gardens does to me brings back all the happy memories

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Toronto, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Full of paths & walks, ponds & lagoons, plants, trees and gardens. Well signed with interesting features highlighted throughout. It is in a beautiful setting within the city.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

A walk around the gardens is so very invigorating! Cleanses the mind. Found it very peaceful and satisfying.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

So close to the city yet a world apart. Relax and walk through the gardens, take a picnic, or just soak up some sun, best of all its free!

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