Sydney Botanical Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens of Sydney

Sydney Botanical Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens, which are just a short walk around the water’s edge from the Sydney Opera House is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful settings you will see anywhere, with the gardens filling an area of land between the harbour and the eastern part of the central business district.

Established in 1816, Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens are Australia’s oldest scientific institution with plant collections of more than 7500 species. It is also the site of Australia’s first farm. By the way, this field of flowers reminds me of a place back in Nara, the Kansai region of Japan.

Sydney Botanical Gardens

Just south of Sydney Harbour, roughly southeast of the Opera House, the Royal Botanic Gardens— is a sprawling 30 hectares of green space next to the Sydney central business district, and contiguous to the 35 hectares of Sydney’s Domain.

The gardens sit on the side of an undulating piece of land and the harbour views from up on the hill are superb. There are large trees with a wonderful shade canvas and this makes the best spot imaginable to stop and have lunch – sitting on the grass and taking in the harbour views.

Sydney Botanical Gardens

A walkway skirts around the harbour front at the lower part of the gardens and is popular for lunchtime walks or jogs. The gardens have more than one million specimens and there is even a hop-on hop-off “tram” for the less energetic.

There are other paths, of course, and they crisscross one another like the lines on one’s hand leading, variously, to two sets of ponds, a visitors center and gardens shop, restaurants and kiosks, garden sculptures, and a number of horticultural areas.

Sydney Botanical Gardens

Sydney Botanical Gardens

The botanical gardens are an excellent place to escape the noise of the city and are situated quite close to some of the major city hotels and attractions around Hyde Park.

The Royal Botanical Gardens is also a great site for long walks along the curve of Farm Cove, from the Man of War Jetty close to the Sydney Opera House to Mrs Macquaries Point in the east, then down to the Domain to the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Sydney Botanical Gardens

For a relaxing day in the city why not take a stroll around Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens. Entry to the gardens is free anyway!

The gardens are open every day of the year with a few exceptions for special events where tickets may be required.

Sydney Botanical Gardens

As always, feel free to click the images to expand them in for viewing in the gallery!!

Sydney Botanical Gardens

We’ve come to the end of this entry today, stay tuned and remember to check back for more updates on Sydney!

I hope you did enjoy this post and found it informative.
Feel free to follow me via GFCGoogle+Bloglovin’ , and another Bloglovin too; etc..
And also, please do ‘Like’ my official Facebook Fan Page above!
If you want to be my friend, just add me on my personal Facebook account(s)!
I have 2 and they’re: Here & Here!
Instagram: @JoshuaHideki
Twitter: @Hidekiuriel1

Sydney Botanical Gardens

お願いします!
&
~Thanks for reading yo!!~

Follow my blog with Bloglovin!

hidekiuriel

About Joshua Hideki

Hi! I'm Hideki. You can call me Josh! ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ Welcome!!~ This is a Travel Blog covering Japan, and many other bits & pieces of my personal life. Photography, Blogging, Fashion & Traveling in Style. A travel guide for everyone with these passions. Absorb the mesmerizing atmosphere, take in amazing sights & let the enchanting ambiance take you away as you embrace different cultures & see the world through my eyes - my Eternal Memories. Visit my Blog at: JoshuaHideki.com ! Come discover Japan from the inside with me and also we'll provide you with the best destinations to visit; and that includes the rest of the World too! Please enjoy! Discover Japan & Travel the World with me!! Life is precious, you only have one so live it to the fullest!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>