11 Sights in Adelaide, Australia (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Adelaide, Australia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Adelaide, Australia.

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1. Park 15

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Park 15Michael Coghlan from Adelaide, Australia / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Adelaide Park Lands comprise the figure-eight configuration of land, spanning both banks of the River Torrens between Hackney and Thebarton, which encloses and separates the City of Adelaide area 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 (930 ha) "exclusive of 32 acres (13 ha) for a public cemetery". One copy of Light's plan shows areas for a cemetery and a Post and Telegraph Store on West Terrace, a small Government Domain and Barracks on the central part of North Terrace, a hospital on East Terrace, a Botanical Garden on the River Torrens west of North Adelaide, and a school and a storehouse south-west of North Adelaide.

Wikipedia: Adelaide Parklands (EN)

2. South Australian Museum

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The South Australian Museum is a natural history museum and research institution in Adelaide, South Australia, founded in 1856 and owned by the Government of South Australia. It occupies a complex of buildings on North Terrace in the cultural precinct of the Adelaide Parklands. Plans are under way to move much of its Australian Aboriginal cultural collection, into a new National Gallery for Aboriginal Art and Cultures.

Wikipedia: South Australian Museum (EN), Website

3. National Wine Centre of Australia

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The National Wine Centre of Australia is a public exhibition building about winemaking and its industry in South Australia, opened in 2001. It contains an interactive permanent exhibition of winemaking, introducing visitors to the technology, varieties and styles of wine. It also has a wine tasting area, giving visitors the opportunity to taste and compare wines from different areas of Australia.

Wikipedia: National Wine Centre of Australia (EN)

4. Ayers House - National Trust

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Ayers House is the present-day name for a historic mansion on North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia. It is named after Sir Henry Ayers, five times Premier of South Australia and wealthy industrialist, who occupied it from 1855 until 1897. It is the only mansion on North Terrace to have survived. The house has been listed on the South Australian Heritage Register since July 1980.

Wikipedia: Ayers House (Adelaide) (EN), Website

5. St Peter’s Cathedral

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St Peter’s Cathedral Amanda Slater / CC BY-SA 2.0

St Peter's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in the South Australian capital of Adelaide. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Adelaide and Metropolitan of the Province of South Australia. The cathedral, a significant Adelaide landmark, is situated on approximately 1 acre (0.40 ha) of land at the corner of Pennington Terrace and King William Road in the suburb of North Adelaide.

Wikipedia: St Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide (EN), Website

6. Christ Church

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Christ Church

Christ Church, North Adelaide is an Anglican church on Acre 745 which lays between Jeffcott Street and 36-40 Palmer Place, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. The foundation stone was laid on 1 June 1848 by Augustus Short, the first Bishop of Adelaide; and the church was consecrated in 1849. Christ Church was the pro-cathedral until 1877 when St Peter's Cathedral opened.

Wikipedia: Christ Church, North Adelaide (EN)

7. Botanic Park

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Botanic Park, part of Park 11, is a 34 hectare park in the Northeast Parklands of the South Australian capital of Adelaide. The park is bordered by Hackney Road and Frome Road. The University of South Australia, University of Adelaide, and the old Royal Adelaide Hospital are next to this park. The park also abuts the Adelaide Zoo and River Torrens.

Wikipedia: Botanic Park, Adelaide (EN)

8. Adelaide Botanic Gardens

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The Adelaide Botanic Garden is a 51-hectare (130-acre) public garden at the north-east corner of the Adelaide city centre, in the Adelaide Park Lands. It encompasses a fenced garden on North Terrace and behind it the Botanic Park. Work was begun on the site in 1855, with its official opening to the public on 4 October 1857.

Wikipedia: Adelaide Botanic Garden (EN)

9. Elder Park

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Elder Park is a public open space in the city of Adelaide, South Australia on the southern bank of the River Torrens and that is bordered by the Adelaide Festival Centre and North Terrace. It is part of Park 26 of the Adelaide Park Lands, and the Torrens Linear Park also passes through Elder Park.

Wikipedia: Elder Park (EN)

10. Holy Trinity

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Trinity Church Adelaide, formerly known as Holy Trinity Church and later Trinity City, is an Australian evangelical Anglican church located at 88 North Terrace in the city of Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1836, it is one of the earliest churches in the colony of South Australia.

Wikipedia: Trinity Church Adelaide (EN), Website

11. Brougham Place Uniting Church

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Brougham Place Uniting Church Alex Sims / CC BY-SA 2.5

Brougham Place Uniting Church is a Uniting church located at Brougham Place, North Adelaide, South Australia. It was formerly called the North Adelaide Congregational Church and affiliated with the Congregational Church.

Wikipedia: Brougham Place Uniting Church (EN), Website

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