Flagstaff Gardens, Melbourne

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#9 of 59 in Parks in Melbourne
Melbourne’s oldest park is Flagstaff Gardens, originally established in 1862. Located in an area steeped in history, the park includes a memorial marking the graves of the city’s first European settlers. The sprawling gardens form an important ecological area, which includes mature Morton Bay figs, elms, and eucalyptus trees. Extensive lawns and well-maintained rose and shrub beds are lined by these old trees, which shade long pathways enjoyed by picnickers, walkers, and cyclists. Get some exercise at the park’s tennis courts, which can be used for a number of sports, such as volleyball, handball, and netball. Electric barbecues are available to visitors all year long. Our Melbourne trip builder website makes visiting Flagstaff Gardens and other Melbourne attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Is not big, not far from the town about quiet. Center the rest slightly higher to work of the local people.
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  • Landscaped garden and nice track for a jog on a cool, breezy, early autumn morning. If you are a keen jogger, one needs to go a few rounds to get warmed up - or a stroll within the park would be a bet...  more »
  • This park was established in 1862 and sits on the edge of the city centre being bounded by La Trobe, King, Dudley and William Streets. We walked through it on the way from our hotel near Southern Cros...  more »

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