Cultural Caper Adelaide Walking Tour

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Enjoy an easy-paced 2 hour small-group walking tours along North Terrace in the city of Adelaide. The focus of the tour is on history, heritage and culture and covers not only the architecture and history of the varying buildings but also the people who have been associated with them, and the stories about Adelaide’s development from colonial times to today. Most of the sites visited are public institutions, statues and monuments and tour participants, whether they are locals, interstate visitors or from overseas get to experience the essence of what Adelaide is all about.

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Duration: 2 hours
Starts: Adelaide, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Enjoy an easy-paced 2 hour small-group walking tours along North Terrace in the city of Adelaide. The focus of the tour is on history, heritage and culture and covers not only the architecture and history of the varying buildings but also the people who have been associated with them, and the stories about Adelaide’s development from colonial times to today. Most of the sites visited are public institutions, statues and monuments and tour participants, whether they are locals, interstate visitors or from overseas get to experience the essence of what Adelaide is all about.

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Stop At: Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

We visit this historic site which was a former Destitute Asylum and discuss some of the stories surrounding its use

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Parliament House, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

We marvel at this historic building and discuss its role in women gaining the vote in South Australia

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: State Library of South Australia, North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia 5001 Australia

We talk about the role of the State Library and enter its buildings to explore one of the top 20 beautiful libraries in the world dating from 1884.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: National War Memorial, Adelaide, North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

We marvel at this amazing monument and explain its symbolic reliefs as well as enter the memorial to view the honour list of those South Australian soldiers who died during the Great War.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

We admire the striking architecture of the some of the University buildings, and wander through the grounds, being one of the oldest universities in Australia

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old Government House and Garden, Belair National Park, Adelaide, South Australia 2004 Australia

View the house and grounds from the outside gate and discuss the role of governors and admire the oldest continuously used Government House in Australia

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

Discuss the importance of the arts in South Australia and the importance of benefactors or philanthropists who donated a lot of money to start this institution.

Duration: 5 minutes



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