Botanic Park

Local nameBotanic Park
LocationAdelaide, Australia

The Adelaide Park Lands are the figure-eight of land spanning both banks of the River Torrens between Hackney and Thebarton and separating the City of Adelaide from the surrounding suburbia of greater Metropolitan Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. They were laid out by Colonel William Light in his design for the city, and originally consisted of 2,300 acres "exclusive of 32 acres for a public cemetery". One copy of Light's plan shows areas for a cemetery and a Post and Telegraph Store on West Tce, a small Government Domain and Barracks on the central part of North Tce, a hospital on East Tce, a Botanical Garden on the River Torrens west of North Adelaide, and a school and a storehouse southwest of North Adelaide.Over…

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelaide_Parklands

Official website http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/botanicgardens/Visit/Adelaide_Botanic_Garden/Botanic_Park

Address Plane Tree Dr, SA 5000, Adelaide, Australia

Coordinates -34°54'51.354" N 138°36'37.243" E

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