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Green and refreshing all year round, go alone or take the family. Make sure you wear a jacket in the winter and bring some seeds to feed the birds

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Green and refreshing all year round, go alone or take the family. Make sure you wear a jacket in the winter and bring some seeds to feed the birds

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The Botanic gardens are great to walk through, enjoy the restaurants and the views. Great place for a picnic or to take the kids. Walk through Alexandra Gardens over the river on your way there... Most scenic walk and one of my favourite walks in Melbourne. There's a great restaurant outside the Botanic Gardens sort of near the Shrine entrance.... More 

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Melbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

How nice to sit along side the Yarra and watch the boats go past. Does Melbourne do the gardens to a "T"? Yes we certainly do!

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Melbourne, Australia
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245 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Melbourne has its Botanical Gardens, also public parks and gardens near the city and in the suburbs, and a lot of well-loved private gardens surrounding homes. Spring is the best season for visiting private gardens: some home owners open their gardens then to raise money for charities and causes. The Open Garden scheme is ending, unfortunately, so there's no single... More 

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Victoria
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97 reviews 97 reviews
26 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Melbourne has so many beautiful gardens it's hard to know where to start, but regardless of your starting point, the last will be just as beautiful as the first.

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Harvey, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Melbourne has some great gardens and the closest one to Jasper Hotel was Carlton Gardens - great to sit and have bit of lunch . my friend checked out the Exhibition centre and parts of the Melbourne Museum. Have walked these parks few times in my various visits to Melbourne. good distraction from the city hub around

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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35 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

During my visit i saw a couple that had just get married and were taking some pictures. Its a nice place to lie down on the ground, to read or just listen to the birds. Very nice

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I am travelling australia & found the gardens by accident. It is amazing to see the wonderful botanical plants and gorgeous colours there. Highly recommend a pit stop

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Melbourne is lucky to have gardens at all four corners of the central business district. Each has their own character and unique features to discover. Flagstaff gardens in the west was once a cemetery for the first settlers, guided into the city by the flagpole on the small mound that was here. Carlton Gardens to the north is Heritage Listed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This place is a group of park lands, Its having huge collection of botanical plants. I like to visit the section of the garden opened in winters and Nympheas Lake.

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