Extensive collections span from Australian wildlife to Ancient Egyptian mummies and artifacts to fossils and minerals. The Aboriginal Cultures gallery has over 3,000 items related to the world's most ancient continuous culture. The museum entry is no charge as are the guided tours that show the secrets of this custodian of South Australia's natural and cultural history.
Adelaide was built by immigrants such as farmers. The city is small, the streets and alleys are laid out in a grid, neat and beautiful, and the buildings on both sides of the street and the steeple church exude a strong British atmosphere. The quiet Dorrens River traverses east and west, and the whole city is divided into the north and south districts. The north district is a quiet and beautiful residential area, while the south district is a lively commercial area. The green belt, surrounded by the edge of the suburbs and the northern part of the city, such as a green necklace, has decorated Adelaide into a cozy capital.
Walking into the Adelaide Botanical Garden, the roads are lined with plants of various shapes and colors, which are very symmetrical. There is a rose garden not far from the entrance, and the roses of various colors compete for peoples attention. Inside the park, there is a large-scale glass greenhouse "Tropical Rainforest Observation Park" in the southern hemisphere, commemorates the 200th anniversary of the founding of Australia. Walking in you feel as if you were in the Jurassic era. You will run into water sprays from time to time.
The University of Adelaide was founded in 1874 and has produced several Nobel Prize winners and Rhodes Award winners. Most of the buildings on the campus are ancient buildings and are worth visiting. The University of Adelaide is not very large, but the building is full of European classicism and very beautiful. Especially the library plaza, the lawn is flat, surrounded by green trees and flowers, is a quiet place.
The Adelaide Central Market is located in the heart of the city, allowing an old market with a century of history to be in such an expensive location, and the Adelaide attitude towards the ingredients is evident. You can find a wide range of cheeses, processed meats, and more. Here, you can not only taste the food, but also chat with the interesting stall owners to understand the historical changes of the market and different food culture.
Adelaide Hills is a famous wine region near Adelaide, with fresh air, lush forests and charming valleys. In summer, the temperature here is relatively low, which is more suitable for summer vacation. Overlooking the city of Adelaide on the top of Lovti in the Adelaide Hills, there are also cafés and restaurants on the top of the hill. This is a great place for a relaxing holiday.