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Address: Parliament | Spring, and Nicholson Sts., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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nice little garden

nice little garden next to albert park tram station with beautiful fountain in the middle- nice fountain lighting at night time

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
s r
Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

nice little garden next to albert park tram station with beautiful fountain in the middle- nice fountain lighting at night time

Thank s r
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Parliament Gardens ar situated near Parliament House and at the east end of the CBD. The gardens are a delight to walk through full of beautiful trees and plants and a fantastic conservatory which you can walk through. Dont forget to visit the fairy garden

Thank Richard Z
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is a little slice of greenery in the city center, and quite beautiful. There's a very cool fountain there, and if it has been midday, I would have been tempted to run through it!

1 Thank WhitO5214
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a nice place to sit on a walk through Melbourne, but don't go out of your way to see it. Only go if you happen to be on the East side of town. Nothing sensational, but a lovely little park.

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a small garden situated just outside the CBD of Melbourne on the north-east. Just located beside the state parliament. Good place to relax if you're walking by the place or for office workers to chill from the surrounding area. A few monuments and an artistic water fountain to take photos.

Thank sarikei s
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Was not to impressed but it is pretty and easy to get to if you are in a centrally located hotel. If that is the case... A must see

1 Thank Brasilwill
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

There are quite a few gardens within close proximity, so this one doesn't do it for me.Yes it is close to the CBD and has pretty trees and environment to relax in but there are better gardens such as Fitzroy which offer more and are very close.

1 Thank RonWamberal
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I loved strolling through the gardens here. Quite a busy place with people relaxing during their lunch breaks from work, etc.

Thank Valmai M
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Very close to the city. Our daughter had her wedding photos taken here. Lovely gardens. Lots of shady trees.

2 Thank 2gnomesinparis
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

It might look like just another garden but it is surrounded by the Parliament building, Fitzroy garden (nicer & bigger garden) & Mercure hotel.

1 Thank ivettainaray

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