North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace is a road in Adelaide that runs east to west along the northern portion of the square mile. North Terrace is known for being part of the Adelaide Parklands with access to many museums, galleries and the University of Adelaide.

Visitors to Adelaide will use North Terrace to reach such spots as the Old Parliament House, the Adelaide Festival Center, Adelaide Casino, the South Australian Museum, the Mortlock Wing of the Adelaide State Library, the Adelaide Convention Centre and Exhibition Halls, the Adelaide railway station building, the Art Gallery of South Australia and Bonython Hall.

North Terrace also offers easy access to the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, the South African War Memorial and the Yerrakartarta art installation. Along with these important and historic buildings, visitors to Adelaide will see a number of bronze busts and statues of notable South Australians. It is well worth taking a walk down North Terrace and inspecting the monuments.

As in any popular street, there are also shopping boutiques, restaurants and cafes along North Terrace. Due to its access to so many important places, this street is a well-trafficked walkway for all visitors to the city.
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North Terrace on Map

Sight Name: North Terrace
Sight Location: Adelaide, Australia (See walking tours in Adelaide)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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