Treasury Gardens Melbourne, A Historic Retreat in the Heart of the City
If you’re looking for a tranquil spot to escape the busy Melbourne city, head out to the Treasury Gardens. Right in the heart of the city, this lush and picturesque park gives you the chance to relax and recharge while still not being far from the CBD.
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The Treasury Gardens are located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD is one of Melbourne’s most popular picnic spots especially for families.
Originally established in the 1850s as a site for the Treasury building, the gardens have since expanded to a large green spaces with historic monuments.
The heritage listed Treasury Gardens features a range of trees, including river red gum, oak, and eucalyptus, so there are plenty of shaded areas to pop your picnic mat down.
You can also find a large pond and lots of gorgeous flower beds too. Everything is so beautiful that the gardens are a very popular venue for getting wedding photos.
The gardens are particularly beautiful in autumn where the leaves of many of the park’s trees change colours, creating a stunning display of oranges, yellows, and reds.
The kids will love exploring the pathways, and there is plenty of space to run around.
The Treasury Building itself is a stunning example of Renaissance Revival architecture and a must-see for history buffs.
Other historic landmarks in the park include the John F. Kennedy Memorial, the Model Tudor Village, and the First World War Memorial. There are also many other memorials for those who have lost their lives protecting others.
The Treasury Gardens are strategically located close to a range of other popular destinations in Melbourne’s CBD.
You can easily walk to the Yarra River, and also the shopping and dining districts of Collins Street and Flinders Lane, making it the perfect destination for a day out in the city.
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