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6 Free Walking Distance Places to visit in Adelaide City

The article is written by Rachel Ganczarczyk 

If you live in Adelaide or plan to visit this beautiful city, then you’ll know that there’s plenty of fun things to do. Adelaide is a city that is much smaller than Sydney or Melbourne, but thanks to its ingenious and practical grid design, it’s a city made for you to easily walk around and explore its sights.

Lucky for you, we’ve thought of 6 places to visit in Adelaide city that are all free and within walking distance from each other.


Botanic Gardens
Why not surround yourself with nature and stroll through green fields and exotic flower gardens in Adelaide’s Botanic Gardens? It’s a perfect setting if you simply want to relax and admire the natural scenery or shoot some awesome close-ups if you’re an avid photographer.
Location: North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000 (north-east corner of Adelaide City)
When: Open from Monday-Friday 7.15am to 5.30pm, and Saturday-Sunday 9am to 5.30pm.
Entrance: Free


Adelaide Central Market
Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of a fresh produce market and indulge in an array of international cuisines and multicultural eateries. Adelaide’s Central Market offers something to satisfy everyone’s appetite, whether it be finger-licking pastries and desserts, tasty treats, wholesome health-foods, or fresh and deliciously filling soul-food.
Location: 44-60 Gouger St, Adelaide SA 5000
When: Open from Tuesday 7am to 5.30pm, Wednesday-Thursday 9am to 5.30pm, Friday 7am to 9pm and Saturday 7am to 3pm.
Entrance: Free


Walk through Adelaide’s Chinatown and see for yourself the well-established presence of Asian culture and cuisine. Enjoy authentic Asian food or wander through countless greengrocers and supply stores.
Location: Within the Adelaide Central Markets (between Grote and Gouger Streets)
When: Open 24 Hours
Entrance: Free


Art Gallery
Surround yourself with all things art and creative by entering the South Australian Art Gallery. Wander through quiet halls and dark lit exhibition rooms as you gaze around visual displays and abstract expressions.
Location: North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
When: 10am to 5pm every day
Entrance: General admission is free, but some exclusive previews and exhibitions require entry fees.


For curious minds and history buffs, why not explore the South Australian Museum and see what historical treasures it has to offer. There’s so much to see around every corner, so make sure you spend enough time to see as much as you can!
Location: North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
When: 10am to 5pm every day
Entrance: Free

Victoria Square
At the heart of the city is Victoria Square, a public parkland and space featuring a fountain and where a number of festivals and events are held annually. It’s the perfect space to read a book and relax while surrounded by Adelaide’s stunning cityscape and heritage buildings.
Location: Grote St, Adelaide SA 5000
When: Open 24 hours
Entrance: Free


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