Adelaide, capital of South Australia

12 February, 2013 0 Comments

Adelaide

Today we are going to travel to Adelaide, one of the most important cities in Australia. The trip is going to be brief so that we will visit only their main tourist sites. Capital of the state of South Australia, Adelaide was founded in 1836 by free settlers. Its name comes from the Queen Adelaide, wife of King William IV.

This city is surrounded by extensive valleys devoted to the production of grapes, thanks to which it maintains the important wine industry recognized at the international level. Adelaide is also the main administrative, financial and cultural centre of the Australian South, and is the scene of numerous cultural events each year, including the Arts Festival, the Film Festival and the Festival of Ideas.

The Adelaide Central Market:

In this market, as you can, we will find great variety of posts on fruits, vegetables, meats, and fresh seafood. Here we can recognize the influence of the immigrants from all parts of the world who are now living in Australia.

Adelaide Zoo:

Adelaide Zoo is managed by the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia and operates a variety of programs to preserve endangered species. Also, it is internationally known as the largest space where you can maintain a close contact with the animals. This is place for animal lovers and especially for children. Here you can admire Kangaroos, Koalas and a great variety of native birds.

Adelaide’s Park Lands:

This Australian city is famous for its parks, its flower gardens, its lush trees and its lakes. Adelaide’s Park Lands is composed of the parks that surround the heart of the city. This is an area of more than 7.5 km².

– The Glenelg Beach:

Glenelg Beach is the most beautiful and lively beach of Adelaide. In this beach is possible to practice various water sports such windsurfing or sailing.

In addition to what we have told you, if you want to go on tour, from here you can undertake routes through the wine regions of the outskirts and even through the wild landscapes of Kangaroo Island.

Photo 1 source: Christopher Jansz
Photo 2 source: Bram Souffreau

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