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Adelaide City Highlights Tour
"In the morning board your coach for the Adelaide City Highlights Tour. Your guide will introduce you to this delightful city which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings wide streets cafés and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace the National Wine Centre Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park
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Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Half-Day Tour from Adelaide
"Depart your city hotel for an afternoon tour of the Adelaide Hills. Drive down North Terrace - Adelaide’s cultural precinct - on the way to Mount Lofty Summit Adelaide’s highest peak. Take in the spectacular views of the city and the coastline - a perfect photo opportunity. Wind your way through the villages of Crafers Stirling Aldgate and Bridgewater passing the historic Bridgewater Mill and its water wheel  before arriving at Hahndorf Australia's oldest German settlement. Spend the afternoon exploring the main street
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Ultimate Adelaide City and Hahndorf Tour
"In the morning board the coach for the Adelaide city highlights tour. Your guide will introduce you to this delightful city which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings wide streets cafés and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace the National Wine Centre Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park
From AUD123.00

City Centre Tips (12)

United Ancient Order of Druids in Adelaide

First sight of the (UAOD) Druids Hall may cause visitors to wonder if the ancient priests of Celtic Britain came to reside in Adelaide. Not so.A number of ancient (18th / 19th century) Orders, having...
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wabat
Feb 26, 2015

Gracious North Adelaide

The Adelaide City Council has published a number of brochures for self guided walking tours of the city and surrounds. these are available at the Tourist Information booth in Rundle Mall or can be...
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SPW
Oct 27, 2004

Boer War Memorial

Australia in general seems to have a lot of War Memorials, with Gallipoli in the forefront, though WWI as a whole seems to be treated with reverence. Less common is a memorial to the Boer War, like...
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dlandt
Dec 08, 2003

The Grand Central and the intolerant evangelist

Just as the traffic lights changed and it was my turn to cross the road I espied a brass plaque out of the corner of my eye. Not wanting to miss the green light I quickly opened my camera and snapped...
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wabat
Feb 26, 2015

St. Peter's Cathedral

This beautiful Neogothic Cathedral was finished in 1901 after a construction period of 22 years.The helpful ladies who attend to the church will answer all the questions concerning the church. In...
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bijo69
Jun 13, 2006

Gerard & Goodman Pty Ltd.

One of the nice things about getting around a city on foot is that you have the opportunity to explore nooks and crannies you might not otherwise see. So it was that en route between one sight and...
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wabat
Feb 26, 2015

The old City Synagogue

Adelaide is often, with good reason, referred to as the City of Churches. While the vast majority of its many churches are of one Christian denomination or another there are synagogues, mosques,...
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wabat
Feb 26, 2015

Observatory House

One of the great things about just going out for a wander or getting around a city on foot is that you come across places like this. Interesting places, but not must see tourist attractions, they are...
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wabat
Feb 26, 2015

Lovely cathedral: St.Francis Xavier Cathedral

St.Francis Xavier Cathedral:Located at 39 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, this impressive building is the centre for Roman Catholic worship in Adelaide. It was built progressively between 1856 and 1926....
xuessium
Dec 29, 2005

This isn't a big tourist...

This isn't a big tourist attraction or anything, but if you want to buy a magazine or a newspaper, go to the newsstand at the entrance to the city train station. The man is fantastically nice.If you...
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Ilena
Sep 08, 2002

Victoria Square Fountain

You can't miss this fountain situated in the northern half of Victoria Square between Flinders-Franklin Streets and Wakefield-Grote Streets if you are walking around the City. I walked passed it quite...
xuessium
Apr 04, 2011

Adelaide Museum is a beautiful...

Adelaide Museum is a beautiful building in this rahter sleepy city, if youre into peace and quiet, plus lots of churches, Adelaide is the place to go.
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RamSter
Sep 12, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Adelaide

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Central Market

The official opening of the Adelaide Central Market was in January 1870. At that time, it was only open 2 days a week and sold fruit, vegetables, fish, game meats and hay, quite different to what is...
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Town Hall

This classically styled Victorian building, featuring Corinthian style ornamentation and built of local Tea Tree Gully freestone and Dry Creek bluestone, was designed by Edmund Wright, a former city...
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Haigh's Chocolates

High quality chocolates and Haigh's go hand in hand. Haighs was founded in Adelaide in 1915 by Alfred E. Haigh, and this shop on Beehive Corner in Rundle Mall was his first shop. Its decor remains as...
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Parliament House

This review is a hopefully logical continuation of my separate review on Old Parliament House – located adjacent to this building. If you have not read it, I suggest you have a look at it before...
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South Australian Museum

The South Australian Museum has a very nice collection of South Pacific (PNG, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji etc) and Aborigines art and objects of daily life. Also a collection of stuffed animals,...
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Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia has some quite nice paintings of Australian as well as European Painters. Free except for temporary exhibitions. It was opened in 1881 in two rooms of the public...
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