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Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

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Ranked No. 6 in Melbourne Can't Miss Attractions
Botanical Garden
Open Open from 7:30am-5:00pm
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-5 hours
Address: Birdwood Ave, South Yarra VIC 3141
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Phone: +61-3-92522300

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Founded in 1845, the Royal Botanical Gardens is located about five kilometers south of Melbourne's center. It is one of the best botanical gardens in Australia. The Royal Garden is decorated with 19th century garden art, and it has left some buildings and features of the last century. Since its construction, the Royal Botanic Garden has collected more than 12,000 kinds of flowers and more than 30,000 kinds of plants from all over the world.

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Introduction

The Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne, Australia, contain amazing plants from all over the entire world. The perfectly landscaped gardens, first established in 1846, are lush and beautiful. Spend a soothing day relaxing in the greenery and gaze at the beautiful swans and water birds that call the gardens home. There are special educational programs designed specifically for children, so bring the kids. Getting Hungry? Grab some refreshments at the Observatory Cafe or enjoy a full meal at the formal Terrace restaurant. The Plant Craft Cottage sells unique souvenirs, mementos and handcrafts.
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1.At the visitors’ center of the Royal Botanic Garden, visitors can get information pertaining to the scenic spots, tour routes and so on. 2. Wheelchairs are available for rental at the coffee shop, The Terrace, and deposits are required.3. The Children’s Garden is usually closed during winter. The operating hours is conditional to the actual situation on the ground.4. Visitors are able to buy some botanic themed souvenirs from the Observatory and Lakeside shops within the garden.
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