Top 14 places to see in Adelaide
The elegant city of Adelaide is situated between the south coast of Australia and the ranges of Mount Lofty. The capital city of South Australia is proudly adored with magnificent mansions and huge public buildings. Amidst the nature, Adelaide is truly admired for its fine museums, galleries, gardens and restaurants. Most importantly, this city offers stunning views of sparkling beaches and landscapes.
#1 North Terrace
It is a beautiful boulevard lined by handsome trees. North Terrace reflects the abundant treasure of the culture of the city.
#2 Adelaide Botanical Gardens
This place possesses plants themed with education such as medicine, Mediterranean gardens and other native species of Australia.
#3 Art Gallery of South Australia
It is one of the finest art galleries in Australia and represents all the art forms one can ever think of, ranging from sculptures to paintings and jewellery.
#4 Adelaide Oval
Adelaide oval is a huge stadium and an important attraction to know history. Founded in 1871, this stadium has hosted up to 16 different sports including archery, hockey, tennis, etc.
#5 South Australian Museum
This museum in South Australia is well known for hosting the Aboriginal heritage collections. The museum is praised for its admirable artifacts such as Pacific cultures and Egyptian antiquities.
#6 State Library of South Australia
This library is like a time machine. It makes the visitors step back in time and leave them awe spired. The books are stacked in neatly bound wooden shelves and ladders are there to reach high above.
Glenelg is a seaside village and a best escape from the bustling city. Visitors can enjoy some quality time in seclusion here and also meditate for a while.
#8 Adelaide Zoo
Who doesn’t love Pandas? This zoo hosts some giant pandas as the stars of this place. It is a petting zoo where visitors can interact with the fluffy and feathery animals.
#9 Victoria Square
Situated in the heart of the city, it is one of the major key highlights of Adelaide. Statues of Queen Victoria and some other ancient buildings are well preserved here.
#10 Port Adelaide
As the name suggests, Port Adelaide is a waterfront tourist destination with a number of cafes, museums and well preserved buildings.
#11 Migration Museum
This museum reflects immigration history dating back to three centuries. Visitors can have a deep insight in the process of evolution of Australia with the help of immigrants.
#12 Barossa Valley and Clare Valley
#13 Fleurieu Peninsula
It is one of the most beautiful and popular coastal areas in Australia. Some great restaurants and attractions are nearby where you can see whales and penguins dwindling around.
Hahndorf is one of the oldest German settlements in Australia. Situated in the lush green Adelaide hills, it has streets lined with trees and half-timbered houses.