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“Stroll through the Gardens” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Birdwood Ave | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9252 2300
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Ranked #4 of 207 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Gardens, Parks
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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.
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Stroll through the Gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We enjoyed a walk through the Gardens, plants from all around the world, a lake , ducks, lawns, walks and a coffee shop by the lake, a great place to relax and unwind.

Visited December 2012
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“An oasis of calm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We picnicked here with friends and the setting is perfect. the grounds are beautifully set out and there always seems to be an area of solitude. Walking here provides the perfect escape from the hustle of the City.

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful Gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I found the grounds very well kept. It is a nice quiet walk with excellent views of the Exhibition building.

Visited February 2013
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Syracuse, Italy
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“Best botanical garden”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Beautiful landscaping, great paths, lovely lake, beautiful trees and plants, great cafes, great location.

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful picturesque gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

My husband & I had our wedding photos done here. So many beautiful plants & wildlife. Its like stepping into another time. you would never know you were in the city. Great to go for just a picnic or a romantic walk.

Visited November 2012
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