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City Botanic Gardens


The charming city of Brisbane in Australia stands in the southeastern part of Queensland. The City Botanic Gardens among the Tourist Attractions in Brisbane attracts a huge number of crowds all through the year. It was only in the year 1902 that it got the status of being a part of the state of Queensland. Replete with several mountains, like Stephens Mountain, Mount Gravatt, Mount Coot-tha and Whites Hill, the city is a favorite among tourists all over the world.

Any of your Brisbane Tours will help you get acquainted with the history and culture of Brisbane which is famous for its zeal for music and art. Musical forms of pop and classical are largely delighted in and cherished by the Australians. The presence of several theaters and art galleries acknowledge the passion for cultural activities among the people of Brisbane. However, the variety in the species of animals in this part of the world is amazing.

Established in 1828 and formally inaugurated in 1855, the City Botanic Gardens occupies a sprawling area of 20 hectares at the Gardens Point on the south-eastern belt of the peninsula of the Brisbane River. It is basically surrounded by the grounds of Parliament House and the campus of Queensland University of Technology’s Gardens Point on different sides. Several specimens of different species of vegetation like cycads, palms, figs and bamboo are found here. Apart from the exotic and unusual species, the following are some of the greatest attractions in the City Botanic Gardens:

  • Mangrove Boardwalk
  • Bamboo Grove
  • Jemmy Morrill and the Brolgas sculpture
  • Weeping Fig Avenue
  • River frontage
  • River Stage
  • Ornamental ponds
  • Walter Hill Fountain
The walks through the parks volunteered by the guides can be extremely interesting and enlightening as well. Picnic areas, City Gardens Café and the scope for conducting weddings and functions are some of the other attractions at City Botanic Gardens.

Visit to the City Botanic Gardens, as part of a Brisbane Travel Guide will definitely make your tour memorable.

Apart from this, the other tourist sites include Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, City Botanical Gardens, Lamington National Park, South Bank Beach and Roma Street Parklands.

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