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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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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

We love this place. You really need a full day to enjoy the beauty and less Ness of the natural Gardens. The staff were very friendly and the gardens are free. I would highly recommend this attraction to anyone visiting Sydney for a few days.

Thank IndigoBoy0
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After touring the Opera House, I would recommend you take a few minutes to at least stroll through the area.

Thank washmont
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent several hours walking around the gardens. They were super clean and such a relaxing way to spend the afternoon. I think this would be a shame to miss.

Thank Leskind
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Reviewed 3 days ago

These gardens are incredible well maintained. We walked from the Calyx via Mrs Macquarie’s Chair to the Opera house You could walk for hours in this park.

Thank Erwin H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the Sydney Botanic Gardens, starting at the top and walking down to the Opera House. Great location, awesome views.

Thank justajafa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were able to walk tjhis beautfil garden on our first day in Sydney, after our long hourney from Milwaukee. Teh grounds are well maintained. We really appreciated the signage to help guide our walk. This is well worth a couple hours of time.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a walkabout Sydney went to the Rocks, Opera House and doubled back in the gardens. Perfect day.

Thank Tom T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This “garden” is a cross between a park and an arboretum. It is an incredibly well maintained green space worth a walk if for nothing else but to see the views of Sydney Harbor and the Opera House. We went, however, to learn about the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

These landscaped gardens were planned and planted in the early 19th century and to this day it is an incredible and important botanical gardens, lovely to walk around, close to Sydney Harbour, The Rocks etc. The parkland of the Domain is open to the public...More

Thank Henry M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A place for a quiet stroll whilst still being in the centre of the CBD, the gardens are peaceful and house a mass of unusual flowers and trees.

Thank Ben F
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buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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AninditaRoy
1 June 2018|
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Response from Myriou_S | Reviewed this property |
Hello Annie :) Yes the entry to the garden is free. And I’m not absolutely sure but if I remember well, the Vivid lights event is free as well ! Enjoy :)
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Shicrmoktan T
22 May 2018|
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Response from Traveller879 | Reviewed this property |
To see the plants and wildlife
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Sushil G
22 May 2018|
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I’m sorry I don’t understand the question?
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