Adelaide: what to see in the garden city Australian
What to see in Adelaide, the main attractions and places to visit with a list of museums and galleries not to be missed.
Adelaide, australian’s city, is located in the south-east of the state of South Australia, a short distance from the east coast of the Gulf St. Vincent. The city, crossed by the River Torrens, was founded in 1836 by Colonel Light, and it was inhabited from a first group of immigrants.
The small inhabited center was named Adelaide, in honor of Adelaide of Saxe Meiningen, wife of King George IV of England. The city plan is square, with long roads and large squares, the River Torrens separates into two parts, the commercial area to the south, and the residential area to the north, around it extends a ring of parks.
What to see in Adelaide
Art Gallery of South Australia, home to the second largest art collection in Australia.
Botanic Gardens, consists three gardens filled with ornamental plants, exotic and native.
Haigh’s Chocolates Visitors Centre, is located alongside the famous parks of the city, and is a major chocolate factory, which also includes a Visitor Centre.
The Migration Museum, houses collections on the different cultures of South Australia.
National Railway Museum, the largest railway museum in Australia.
The National Wine Centre of Australia, the center offers the opportunity to know and taste fine Australian wines.
South Australian Maritime Museum preserves the oldest collection of nautical Australia.
South Australian Museum houses collections relating to the natural and cultural heritage of Australia.