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North Terrace

Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8207 7250
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This mile-long avenue has a number of historical buildings, including an 1838 church, the colonial-era Ayers House and the Adelaide Casino in a restored 1920s railway station.
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Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

So much to see and do in the ~1km span of North Tce. Beautiful walk. Goes past the Botanic Gardens, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Uni's, Art Gallery, Museum, Parlament House, Casino, Tram, Rundle Mall, Comvention Centre and more. Must do when visiting South Australia

1  Thank Evey_GW
Reviewed 11 July 2017

All the public facilities were here close together on North Terrace and nearly all of them had no charges - Museum, Art Gallery, Parliament House, Zoo, parks, gardens, library, Migration Museum, University, Botanic Gardens. The close proximity of them all was excellent. Staff at the...More

Thank nameerfud
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Adelaide Railway Station is an iconic landmark on North Terrace, which is situated west of Parliament House. The station was first opened in April 1856; until the rebuild in 1922 by Mr. Webb an American Railroad Executive. The architect for the station was an...More

1  Thank donpuck
Reviewed 29 June 2017

There are many statutes on North Terrace. Among them a statute of Captain Matthew Flinders, which stands on the side of the Government House. He was an English navigator and cartographer, who produced the coast lines of Australia more than 200 years ago. My friend...More

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 14 June 2017

North Terrace is a good street to wander down and visit the galleries and museum or library. Since it has been renovated it compares with most cities (but smaller) and you can cover the area quite comfortably without having to travel miles to see the...More

Thank SomerET
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Adelaide gets my vote for the most outstanding town planning in the world! North Terrace has wide, flat footpaths so you can amble along at your own pace visiting the art gallery, museums and botanical gardens within easy walking distance (just for starters).The free city...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Just walked to North Terrace without knowing what to expect, and delighted to find an array of interesting architecture and buildings being used rather than just preserved. A real gem on the fringe of a CBD that allow us to take a fresh breath and...More

Thank chrisrK3632MF
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Adelaide is divided among four 'terraces', as designed by the 19th century military surveyor, Col. Light. The north terrace is the location of many cultural and educational institutions, such as the University of Adelaide, the Botanic Gardens, and the Migration Museum. I spent most of...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We spent some time strolling in this area and admiring the the Parliment buildings and landscaping in this upscale area.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 14 May 2017

North Terrace is where I was lucky enough to be staying.It is the area which has some unique accommodation names,the Casino,tram stop,MOES which is a 24 hr place to go for anything and everything,frozen.fresh hot,cold food,drinks to toothpaste.Parliament,art and Uni.

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