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The Royal Botanic Gardens are beautiful and located right next to the war memorial. The gardens were as well tended as any public or private garden we've ever seen. Plenty of walking paths and places to sit. Nice visitor center complete with Anzac cookies for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 3 days ago

All the gardens and parks in Melbourne are so neatly maintained and kept for visitors who like to wander through them. Some of the flowers are so brilliant in colour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Helen K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely love my Melbourne's Gardens. I spend a lot of time aimlessly wandering and losing myself in their beauty every time I pay a visit to the city. I love their tranquility, beautiful flora and peaceful atmosphere. Make sure to take a day to visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AllAussieTraveller91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Melbourne CBD is blessed with having a number of well maintained and picturesque parks in is boundary. Plenty of places to wander as well as abundant seating coupled with the away eateries everywhere make these parks ideal for a lunchtime break.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited several parks whilst we stayed here and were probably some of the best we have ever visited, beautifully maintained and stocked with some exotic and rare species of plants and trees. We were especially impressed with the avenue of Elms in Flinders Park...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No better place to fill your time than the Melbourne Garden especially to chill out. There are variations and different zones. I love the cactus garden most.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank intjpk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't know that Melbourne has been voted "Best City" - the beautiful, spread out gardens help make that the reason.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LEY12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tracks for a little jog if you need just a little wind down from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MontyNZ
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Another nice oasis to wonder around while in the middle of a busseling city. Very interesting selection of vegitation. The gards are well maintained a pleasure to walk around

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cjlambert2016
Reviewed 16 January 2019

There are many gardens and grassy areas - in the city, just outside and beside the water (St Kilda, Elwood, Brighton etc). It's a really pretty and lovely city to chill.

Date of experience: January 2019
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