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Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Birdwood Ave | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9252 2300
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Ranked #4 of 209 Attractions in Melbourne
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Type: Gardens, Parks
Owner description: 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.... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Vancouver, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
48 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Such a lovely spot for a morning walk. I came with some friends for a walk through the botanical gardens while drinking coffee. A fantastic way to start the day off, its absolutely stunning in here!

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Kuala Lumpur
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

This is a very peaceful place to spend an evening. Sit on a bench and drink coffee. Many love to bask under the glorious sun but i prefer a shady location to enjoy the breathtaking view. It is one of the best parks i have visited however only visit if you have extra time to spare. I won't consider this... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

A peaceful walk in the heart of a busy Melbourne ! Lovely retreat. Unfortunately I visited them in winter so the trees were not blossoming, however the park was picturesque and made a lovely walk for the day. If you're lucky you might just spot a good variety of birds too !

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Perth, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We went for a stroll on a nice day in sept We wanted to go on the Pantos so we went for walk through the gardens. The gardens itself were quite nice. We were annoyed that even thought it says the panto's are open every day, it was closed the day we went. So we decided to go the kids... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The park invites you to stroll one, both along the river as well as the park itself. In the park you can visit the Government House,there is also a large war memorial that you can also climb.Just enjoy the walk

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

It had a lot of old trees some we had not seen, the great thing about the botanic gardens it is free, and has a wide range of room it is a great place to walk around or put a rug down and relax under a tree.

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Perth, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

You will forget to stay in a 4 million people city. Everything is calm in here. Enjoy a walk. Very relaxing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Beautiful walks, great picnic spots, the Children's garden and good cafes make this a must see for the whole family. TIP: Pack your own picnic brunch and then pick up a coffee as you walk around with the kids.

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Even in September this was a delightful place to spend a couple of hours. A pleasure to stroll around.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

So many beautiful parts in this garden. Be sure to stroll around the lakes. Take a punt boat ride if you like, looks like fun. Thoroughly enjoyed our day.

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