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The Top Things to Do in Adelaide – An Enthralling South Australian City

The city of Adelaide is an attractive metropolis that is an outstanding destination for visitors. Here you will find a host of interesting things to do that will appeal to those visiting the city.


Stroll Along River Torrens and Festival Centre Precinct

The River Torrens is Adelaide's most important waterway, stretching through significant areas of the city. Along this river, you will find a host of interesting features including winding pathways where you can walk, cycle or run, grassy spots ideal for a picnic and a host of outdoor eateries where you can replenish your energies. You will also encounter Elder Park, an interesting area where many engrossing attractions like the Adelaide Festival Centre, a casino and a railway station can be found. This area is undergoing an extensive redevelopment which should make it one of the city's most significant hubs.


Wander Around North Terrace

Wander Around North Terrace

No visit to Adelaide would be complete without exploring the always fascinating North Terrace. North Terrace is considered to be the cultural heart of the city, containing features of interest like the State Library, Art Gallery, Adelaide University, a museum, war memorials, Parliament House and the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. A less well-known yet still engrossing attraction is the Mortlock Library which is, in fact, a branch of the renowned State Library. Once you enter this distinctive institution you may feel as though you have ventured into Hogwarts; the tranquil interior and distinctive ambiance of this unique sanctuary are sure to make an impression on the visitor.


Visit the Adelaide Oval

Visit the Adelaide Oval

Make sure to drop in at the Adelaide Oval, an iconic stadium that is an important feature of the city. The Adelaide Oval regularly hosts an array of sports including cricket and football, whilst also being used for other entertainment features like musical concerts. To obtain a first-hand understanding of this stadium and its operations, visitors may join the regular Adelaide Oval Tour. On this tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the Oval's rich heritage whilst also obtaining an insight into the splendid facilities of the stadium. Visitors will have the chance to step inside the scoreboard and also explore areas that are usually off-limits for guests. As you experience the attractions of the city, an Adelaide apartment accommodation option that you may consider would be iStay Precinct, within easy reach of this sports venue.


Eat at Adelaide Central Market

Eat at Adelaide Central Market

The popular Adelaide Central Market is undoubtedly one of the places to go to enjoy fresh wholesome foods and produce. You will find as many as 80 individual stalls within the market, featuring a splendid selection of foods that are sure to meet the expectations of the most fastidious visitor. At this market, you will find plenty of locally produced fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, breads and coffee that are sure to appeal to the discerning food lover. Irrespective of whether you want to enjoy a hearty meal, try out the chocolate specialists, sample vegetarian foods or just enjoy juice or coffee this market will not disappoint.


Drop in at Ebenezer Place

Drop in at Ebenezer Place

This locality situated in the city's East End is always a fascinating area to explore. Ebenezer Place is a quaintly charming lane where you will find a host of interesting boutiques, vibrant cafes and some of Adelaide's finest food outlets and wine cellars. Make sure to check out the interesting wares at Council of Objects and sample the coffee at SAD or the Exchange Cafe. Your visit will be incomplete without sampling the fine wines at Mother Vine. On the other hand, if you love flowers make sure to check out the blooms at the well-reputed local specialists.

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