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176 Greenhill Road
Adelaide, SA 5063
Phone: (61) 8 82710444
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The Adelaide-Himeji Garden is an intriguing blend of the 'senzui'(lake and mountain garden) and the 'kare senzui'(dry garden). This Japanese styled garden of religious significance is landscaped with Zen touches. Guided tours of the scenic garden are available allowing visitors to enjoy the pleasures of nature's rich palette of colors. The serene beauty of the pond, waterfall, summerhouse and tea house have a meditative quality which calms and relaxes visitors. The park opens at 8 am.
The Victoria Park is located in the South Eastern Parklands of Adelaide and busts with activities throughout the year. The park's most attractive feature is its home race course which covers an area of 2,360 meters (7742 feet). But its not only the horses that ride this terrain as part of the race course forms the Adelaide Street circuit, a temporary motor race track. It is at this race track that speedsters compete at the Annual Clipsal 500. So its 'horse power' all the way.
Opened in 1851 as the State's Supreme Court, this dominating sandstone structure stands as one of the most historic public buildings in Adelaide. One of the biggest worries during its construction was the lack of quarry material at that time in South Australia. Expanded and altered several times, the Victoria Square building lost much of its original appearance, but has remained relatively unchanged since the 1930s. Highlights include the original 19th century courtroom and the massive columns guarding the front entrance. Visitors are welcome to wander around the court's public areas and sit in on cases.
A visual treat, St Francis Xavier's Cathedral is the only catholic cathedral within Adelaide. The first Bishop of Adelaide is buried inside the church. The cathedral tower has the largest peal of bells in the state (13 in total) and the heaviest peal in all of Australia. Established in 1858 and subsequently heritage listed, a visit here will surely confirm humanity's reverence for the Lord.
Housed in the beautiful city of Adelaide, the Rymill Park is known by many names. A favorite of the locals, this park has lush greenery, big huge trees and a lovely river flowing around it. The park is crowded on certain days with people who come here to spend some quality family time. The Rymill Park also has a bar be que facility, row boats as well as a playground. This place is also home to a number of events which bring in large crowds .
One of the suburbs in the city of Unley, Hyde Park is a lively located to the of Adelaide city . The popular King William Road passes through this suburb, and it is a bustling stretch, featuring various shops, restaurants, bars, and more. The suburb also plays host to interesting events now and again, so do stop by here to know what is happening.
Sliced into grassy chunks by the paths of King William Street and Grote Street, busy Victoria Square lies at the very heart of Adelaide City. In the center of the square, Queen Victoria's statue casts an austere eye north towards the fountain, built to commemorate the 1963 visit of her great, great grand-daughter, Elizabeth. The fountain symbolizes the three rivers-Murray, Torrens and Onkaparinga-from which Adelaide draws its water. It is a pleasant place to wait for the Glenelg tram or simply to sit and watch the city chase its tail.
Just the place for a budding Einstein! But even those lacking scientific prowess will have fun at the Investigator Science and Technology Center. The center presents a range of programs; some strictly "educational," others strictly "fun", but always enjoyable. There are large-scale exhibitions, school holiday programs, a digital learning lab, music technology center, various science shows, birthday parties and organized sleepovers. The 30-minute science shows consist of amazing hands-on demonstrations of scientific principles behind everyday occurrences.
The splendid facade of the Adelaide Town Hall stands tall on the King William Street, around the corner of King William Street and Pirie Street. Construction on the structure began in 1863, based on the design by Edmund Wright and Edward Wood, and upon its completion in June 1866, was hailed as being among the 'most important edifices' to be built in the city. Over the centuries, the hall has been carefully preserved, and today it still retains its architectural glory, though some modern modifications have been applied to make it more environmentally efficient. The Adelaide Town Hall also serves as a premier event venue, offering several rooms and spaces that can accommodate a variety of events. Do see the website or call to know more.
Established on this site in 1946, the first Parish Church was demolished to make way for this magnificent traditional Russian Orthodox Church design. Blue and gold domes stand clear above the skyline of the Adelaide park-lands in stark contrast to massive white rendered walls. Large oak doors lead to a glorious inner design, which is certainly a feast for the eyes. The congregation comprises predominantly Russian and Greek Orthodox worshipers.
A bustling stretch of concrete in the heart of the city, the Rundle Street is not just any other street. Known as the 'cosmopolitan centre' of the city, this street is packed with eager pedestrians waiting to discover the various shopping and dining wonders that lie along the road. A great day to spend an afternoon, do plan a visit to the Rundle Street when in the city.
Fly or cruise, choose your preferred route to and from Kangaroo Island. But be warned there is a lot to pack in! A Park Ranger will guide you through Seal Bay Conservation Park while the Wildlife Tour discovers the flora and fauna of Flinders Chase National Park plus the dramatic Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch and Rocky River. Disabled access with a companion is available, apart from at Admirals Arch. Ask about overnight packages.