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City Park

Cimitiere Street and Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Launceston
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The park has something for everyone. The monkeys are a treat, the children's playground is very good and the toilets are clean. The gardens and the open space are well laid out and well maintained.

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Very nice, compact inner city park. There are some lovely big trees and pleasant walking paths within the park. It is a nice spot for some "time out" in Launceston.

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queensland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The park is centrally located in the City and is beautifully maintained. The lawns, flowers and gardens are gorgeous and there was no rubbish anywhere. The Japanese Macaque monkeys are a delight to behold and their antics will provide much amusement. There were quite a lot of people taking advantage of the park to walk, exercise, watch the monkeys or... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
10 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This City Park is a bit of a surprise. The local know about it but the visitor may not go there. It's only a small place but it has a bit of everything, including monkeys! I visited during the day when school children were everywhere and parents were out with their children walking and playing. It has good sized gardens.... More 

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New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

To see these cheeky monkeys entertaining all and sundry is an absolute delight. there are so many beautiful plants in the gardens. Amazing children's playground and an inspirational long bench.

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Sydney Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Free parking is available around the perimeter of the park. Although it's not a big park by city standards there are several walking areas, eateries, toilets, and a timber design centre on the city side of the park that is well worth a visit. There's also an indoor plant exhibit near the middle of the park. Take a picnic basket... More 

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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had to see them every day of our stay. They are so entertaining to watch. The younger ones are so cheeky.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you need a break from the heat and dust of Launceston CBD, then the City Park is the place to go. It is regularly used by families and individuals to relax and unwind. Great children's play area and a train vehicle ride is available around the park. Loads of trees for shade and seating to read or have a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
52 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very relaxing walking around, the conservatory was well kept and lovely orchids. The monkey viewing was interesting, go before they all go in for their dinner at 4.30 pm so you don't miss seeing them. The Queen Victoria Children's Fountain is a beautiful piece to see.

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Launceston, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

oh my god! there are real monkeys in the city park!1 I could not believe my eyes and you do not have to pay a penny to see them either which in itself is a rarity these days. It is a very beautiful park with a little train for the children to ride around on and the most gorgeous flowers,... More 

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