City of festivals, fine food and cricket

SPREAD out on either side of the Torrens River, Adelaide, is a vibrant city full of exceptional food and wine, art, shopping, a bustling bar scene and world-class events.

Surrounded by wine regions and beaches, Adelaide is a relaxing city featuring colonial architecture, landscaped gardens and parklands.

Once considered a sleepy city, Adelaide is undergoing a rapid transformation with a burgeoning small-bar scene, world-class art and music, and a festival calendar to rival that of any other Australian city.

Discover its lane-way secrets, take in the stunning flora at the Adelaide Botanic Garden and find delicious treats around every bend.

Savour South Australia's rich bounty of produce at the Adelaide Central Market.

For more than 140 years, the undercover market has been the epicentre for Adelaide's foodies.

On display is an amazing array of farm fresh fruit and vegetables, artisan cheeses, smoked meats, seafood - you name it is here.

Visit Adelaide's tree-lined boulevard, North Terrace, home to the city's most important cultural institutions. Housed in one of Adelaide's most beautiful buildings, the Art Gallery of South Australia features a collection of more than 38,000 works. Delve into Australia's natural and cultural heritage at the neighbouring South Australia Museum.

Take stroll through the Botanical Garden where you can wander among thousands of species of roses, and see three impressive glasshouses including the exquisite 1877-built Palm House.

If you love cricket, join a guided tour of the Adelaide Oval which takes you into the ground's inner sanctum. Afterwards, visit the Bradman Collection, a private collection of memorabilia from Australia's great Sir Donald Bradman.

Adelaide is recognised as one of the best festival cities in the world, with many of the state's biggest festivals falling during February and March. It's the time of the Adelaide Festival, WOMADelaide and the Fringe Festival, which celebrate the arts and music by bringing world-class entertainment to venues across Adelaide.

Adelaide's lane-ways and side streets are transforming the dining scene with hidden bars and off beat shops. Wander around to find your favourite coffee or cocktail.

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