Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

City Botanic Gardens in Brisbane – A Green Hub in the City

The land down under has numerous activities and attractions to keep its ever-growing tourist numbers busy and engaged. Brisbane is one of the major cities in Australia and welcomes large numbers of international as well as interstate tourists annually. If you wish to stay central, a Hotel Brisbane City is an excellent option and there is quite a wide choice to choose from. Among those a noteworthy option is, Oaks Charlotte Towers that is within easy distance to most of Brisbane’s attractions.

If you want to relax and enjoy some green space while in Brisbane, look no further than the City Botanic Gardens in Brisbane which were formerly known as the Brisbane Botanic Gardens. The gardens are located in Brisbane’s Central Business District and one end of the garden is bordered by the Brisbane river.

The garden includes some of the rarest and unusual species and is regarded as Brisbane’s mature garden. There is a dedicated area for cycads, palms, figs and bamboo. According to the Queensland Heritage Register, the garden is described as “the most significant, non-Aboriginal cultural landscape in Queensland.”

The site was initially chosen as a public garden site in the year 1828, by Botanist Charles Fraser. The garden initially had food crops to feed the prison inmates. However over the years, this space evolved into public gardens that feature various types of plants. The gardens also serve as a great place for people to come together and relax. They are usually crowded with people during summer and spring. There are also cafés and restaurants in the vicinity to grab a bite while around here.

Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.

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