Old Parliament House, Canberra

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King George Terrace, Parkes o2 6270 8222

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    Old Parliament House Gardens

    by globetrott Written Nov 3, 2014

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    This is the Old Parliament House Garden a nice place to relax not far from the new parliament, in the very centre of Canberra. There was a wedding-reception held there in the park while I was there. Canberra is quite a newly built, artificial town but I was still surprised to learn that the so-called "old" Parliamenthouse garden was planted in 1931 and that is no Age at all for a new garden ;-))
    The garden was designed by Rex Hazlewood, who was a man of many interests. He was a professional photographer and while serving in Europe during WW I he started to study English landscapes and parks.

    Related to:
    • Architecture
    • Photography
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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