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“Nice for a picnic”

Royal Botanic Gardens
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$119.10*
and up
Sydney: Bondi Beach and Kings Cross Tour plus Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise
Ranked #7 of 469 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Singapore, Singapore
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“Nice for a picnic”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

Nice and well maintained though nothing exceptional. Convenient picnic spot near the Opera House though be warned that something about the location makes it considerably cooler than it's surroundings so in winter esp be prepared to freeze! Mrs. Macqueries chair is basically a bench in a birdcage with a view.

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Kingston, Canada
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“Beautiful, peaceful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2013

You are encouraged to walk on the grass, smell the roses and get up close to the plants. Fantastic trees - and the views to the harbour are the icing on the cake.

Visited November 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“great place for a stroll”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2013

Its a great oasis of calm and beauty metres away from the city centre. It's a beautiful place and the fact that it exists at all is the biggest wonder. This is where a lot of those iconic shots of the opera and the harbour bridge were taken so of course, the views are amazing!

Visited January 2013
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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful gardens”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2013

The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney are so beautiful and peaceful. The gardens are wonderful and the harbour views spectacular. Take a picnic lunch or walk to the Art Gallery of NSW for a meal in the restaurant for something special or the cafe if you want something less expensive.

Visited September 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“fabulous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you do nothing else, make time to savour this lush oasis in the middle of a busy city. You won't regret it!

Visited November 2013
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