Sturt Street Gardens, Ballarat

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Sturt Street Gardens is a central reservation running along Sturt Street, one of the main thoroughfares of Ballarat, (Victoria, Australia). The formal gardens span 13 city blocks from Grenville Street in the east to Pleasant Street in the west, are 20 metres (22 yd) wide and cover an area of 2.87 hectares (7.1 acres) running east–west.
The historic gardens are the main gardens of Ballarat's Central Business District and significant for their heritage features including significant statues, bandstands, memorials and trees. Three of the reserve's monuments are listed on the Victorian Heritage Register and the entire gardens are listed as a heritage precinct by the City of Ballarat. The gardens are important to the culture of Ballarat.

Several blocks along the gardens have individual names based on their history and features such as Queen Victoria Square and Alexandra Square.
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  • This is a great place to spend some time. The gardens at the moment are a picture, the flower beds are spectacular in their Christmas colours, the huge tree makes a great Christmas Tree. Some great...  more »
  • Honestly, not that great in winter, but beautiful in the summer months. Runs down the main road in Ballarat. Lots of things to see here as well.  more »
  • Amazing fun place. In heart of Ballarat, nice sculptures. Very convenient all the groceries, restaurants are on walking distance.
  • Love the views expressed interest and ambiance here. Building 🏢 so beautiful

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