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The Royal Botanic Garden

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 8111
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Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This huge green space in downtown Sydney not only boasts easily some of the best views of the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge together, but also houses thousands of varieties of plant life from around the world. Historical buildings abound and provides insight into...More

Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

even with the clouds looming we were very lucky it didn't rain, some amazing displays.Could spend all day there just looking at all the different things

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Extensive green area close to the Opera House well worth a visit for a pleasant stroll with great views of the harbour. If you are less active or have children then the little red train is an option. There are free guided tours for those...More

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took a little train ride around the Garden on a nice day and then revisited a few of the highlights on foot. We returned the next day to visit another part of the extensive gardens. Fairly busy, but still peaceful.

Thank sandbag7
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The gardens is such a great place to go to take a break from the busy city life or even to visit as a tourist. There's so many different species of plants to see and even add some extra colour to your selfies! It's great...More

Thank Angela S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk in the park, but as I’m kind of afraid of spiders, I didn’t enjoy the gardens as much as I thought I would. Lots of spiders are in de high trees. Other than that, a lot of water fountains ti...More

Thank Kelly P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The grounds are extensive and you could just wander around all morning or afternoon most seem to pop into various parts sit and relax away from city life. Just sit admire the hundreds of plants and watch the world go by. It's A great link...More

Thank Brian E
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unplanned walk-about through the Royal Botanical Gardens post our Opera House tour made a perfect compliment to the day! Flowers, views, photos, sitting on the lawn, touring a free Pollination exhibit, enjoying a salad, & walking all the way around back to our hotel, great...More

Thank Tara W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Botanical Gardens are beautiful and not to be missed. There is a nice cafe in the gardens and you need at least half a day to walk around, see all the beautiful plants and sculptures.

Thank JLotsos
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you happen to have a few hours to yourself I strongly suggest visiting the gardens. It’s so peaceful and you may get a few surprises along the way.

Thank YogaLady40
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Jo W
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Response from susandO9489RZ | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you had a great time- we are back in Texas so I didn’t see your question until today.
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Response from madtraveller2016 | Reviewed this property |
there are always oppurtunities to grab pics... u wont be disappointed
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