Bendigo, located in the Australian state of Victoria, is one Australia’s earliest modern cities. This small regional city was extremely popular during the mid 19th Century during the Victorian gold rush. Today the city of Bendigo is known for its amazing Victorian Colonial architecture, beautiful parks and open spaces, a host of heritage and culture sites and many recreational attractions. A luxury hotel in Bendigo Australia that offers comfortable accommodation is the Sundowner Bendigo Golden Reef Motor Inn.
Among the many parks and gardens of Bendigo one that truly stands out is the Bendigo Botanic Gardens. Considered to be one of Victoria’s earliest botanical gardens, the Bendigo Botanic Gardens is a beautiful and picturesque open space that is popular both amongst tourists and locals. The sprawling lawns, neatly maintained bushes and hedges, and rows of lush trees make the park a blissful natural attraction is a soothing earthly charm.
Established in 1851, the Bendigo Botanic Gardens was Bendigo’s first public garden. The garden is such an integral part of the city’s identity that in 2001 the garden was entered into the Victoria Heritage Register, due to its historic and cultural value and remarkable landscape. Spreading over 15 acres, this garden is home to many varieties of trees and plants. Some of the beautiful features of the Bendigo Botanic Garden are its long avenues which are flanked with towering trees, beautiful winding pathways, vast open lawns with luscious green grass, and several other fascinating landscaping features. The highlights and attractions of the gardens include the Arboretum Garden, the Garden for the Future, the Aquatic Facility and the ‘Built on Gold Garden’. Strolling through these gardens is a relaxing activity and offers you an insight into the rich heritage of the garden and the city of Bendigo. The Bendigo Botanic Gardens is a great for family picnics, or some outdoor time, or for quiet contemplation, so do pay it a visit.
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