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Melbourne - Royal Botanic Gardens 

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Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne extends over 38 hectares and displays more than 52,000 individual plants, representing approximately 10,000 different species from every part of the globe. Gardens open at 7.30am daily. A variety of walks and tours are available. Take a piece of the Gardens home with you – visit the tourism award winning Gardens Shop and view the beautiful range of botanic inspired gifts and homewares. Founded in 1846, the Gardens owes its botanic heritage and landscape beauty to the first two Directors, Baron Ferdinand von Mueller and William Guilfoyle. Royal Botanic Gardens have a rich array of plant collections, including their world-renowned Camellias, water conservation garden, Southern Hemisphere conifers, indigenous flora of the Lower Yarra River, Australian fores flora, succulents and cacti, species roses, Californian species, herbs, perennials, cycads, palms and plants from Southern China. The Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden is a captivating place for children to explore and learn about the wonderful world of plants. Founded in 1853, the National Herbarium of Victoria is one of Victoria's oldest scientific institutions. The Plant Craft Cottage displays and sells handicrafts made from plant materials. Craft classes are available, as well as public workshops for adults and children.

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Royal Botanic Gardens - Royal Botanic Gardens

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Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens - Lych Gate

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Lych Gate
Royal Botanic Gardens - Information board for Royal Botanic Gardens at Lych Gate

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Information board for Royal Botanic Gardens at Lych Gate
Royal Botanic Gardens - Trails inside Royal Botanic Gardens

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Trails inside Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens - Path from Lych Gate

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Path from Lych Gate
Royal Botanic Gardens - Temple of the Winds

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Temple of the Winds
Royal Botanic Gardens - Palm tree

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Palm tree
Royal Botanic Gardens - Melbourne Cricket Ground

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Melbourne Cricket Ground
Royal Botanic Gardens - Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens - Lake

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Lake
Royal Botanic Gardens - Ornamental Lake

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Ornamental Lake
Royal Botanic Gardens - Interesting trails through Royal Botanic Gardens

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Interesting trails through Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens - Palm tree near lake

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Palm tree near lake
Royal Botanic Gardens - William Tell Rest House

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William Tell Rest House
Royal Botanic Gardens - Ornamental Lake in Royal Botanic Gardens

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Ornamental Lake in Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens - Beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens

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Beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens - Different kind of trees around Ornamental Lake

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Different kind of trees around Ornamental Lake
Royal Botanic Gardens - Eureka Tower and Government House

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Eureka Tower and Government House
Royal Botanic Gardens - Tourist posing near interesting tree

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Tourist posing near interesting tree
Royal Botanic Gardens - Flowers in Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne

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Flowers in Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens - Royal Botanic Gardens in Australia

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Royal Botanic Gardens in Australia
Royal Botanic Gardens - Observatory

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Observatory

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