King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne

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Kings Domain is an area of parklands in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It surrounds Government House Reserve, the home of the Governors of Victoria, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, and the Shrine Reserve incorporating the Shrine of Remembrance.The park was established in 1854, extending the Domain Parklands further north-west, it covers an area of 36 hectares of lawns and pathways set among non-native and native Australian mature trees, a mixture of deciduous and evergreens. In the 19th century the Kings Domain was managed by the Director of the Botanic Gardens, so many of the trees were planted by Baron Ferdinand von Mueller and later by William Guilfoyle. Around the Domain are scattered memorial statues and sculptures, each with their own story.Kings Domain is part of a larger group of parklands directly south-east of the city, between St. Kilda Road and the Yarra River known as the Domain Parklands, which includes; The Royal Botanic GardensKings Domain Alexandra Gardens Queen Victoria Gardens
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  • It is next to the Royal Botanic Garden of Melbourne and just walking distance from Flinders st. It is very convenient for visitors to go to this place. This is a garden where you can be closer to our ...  more »
  • May be worth finding flowers and interesting images in a huge park in the southern part of the city, and to experience the historical aspects of the city.
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  • Visited on Friday 23rd February. We walked through these gardens when we visited The Shrine of Remembrance and The Sydney Myer Music Bowl. A relaxing area away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  more »

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