Enjoy Sightseeing In Adelaide

by Nasrul Hanis

in Australia

Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia where you can enjoy stylish and unique architecture, boutique shopping, sandy swimming beaches, fabulous arts events, nightlife, fine dining, and some of Australia’s best eateries. Despite of its size, Adelaide offers a feeling of a large town, boasting a distinctly refreshing European vibe. The city centre itself comprises a series of squares, connected by King William Street.

Adelaide is a capital city full of contrasts and surprises. It offers a cosmopolitan style in a relaxing setting. Make sure you stop to experience the heritage street scapes, charming buildings and impressive public art. Walk along the river or just lounge on the beach or cafes. Victoria Square is especially prominent and stands alongside Franklin Street. Nearby is the Rundle Mall and its line of department stores.

Adelaide is located at the centre of the wine regions – McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley and Clare Valley, all of them can be visited within day-trip distance. Nearby Adelaide there are a huge number of day trips and excursion activities, such as the Fleurieu Peninsula, Hills, Flinders Ranges, Kangaroo Island, Limestone Coast, Eyre Peninsula and Yorke Peninsula.

You can find numerous parks and gardens together with wide tree-lined streets through the River Torrens running through its center. To complete your visit, don’t forget to go through sidewalk cafes and the colonial architecture. It is an open city and perfect for strolling or bicycling. One more nice thing to know is Adelaide also provides the chance to experience for retail therapy. Rundle Mall is the retail backbone of the city with boutiques, specialty shops, cafes, flagship stores and a collection of art and sculpture.

Adelaide is just a cycle away from native bushland hiking spot in the Mt Lofty Ranges. You can get a trip into the nearby wine regions and hikes through the wildlife environment of Kangaroo Island. You can access through the city using the Metropolitan train, tram and bus services such as “Adelaide Metro” which uses unified ticketing system called “Metroticket”. Single trip tickets can be purchased while you are boarding any bus, train or tram which the passengers to move freely around the transport network for 2 hours.

You can visit Adelaide anytime as any season is a good time to visit Adelaide however the period of May through August can be chilly while it is hot in January and February.

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Adelaide where you can enjoy sightseeing and experience various things offered in the city.

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