Adelaide is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Adelaide one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Adelaide is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Adelaide or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Adelaide. Explore the historical monuments of Adelaide with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Adelaide guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Adelaide page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Adelaide landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Adelaide.
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Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Located in the city centre, the Rundle Mall is the prime shopping area of Adelaide. Opened in 1976 it was Australia’s first pedestrian only street mall. The streets a shoppers paradise. It is home to the flagship stores of Australia’s leading retail brands and has a number of arcades and plazas with shops and boutique selling everything...
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War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of the most Picturesque stadiums in Australia, the Adelaide Oval has undergone redevelopment and emerged with a unique blend of the old and new. Worth mentioning are the Edwardian scoreboard, the giant Moreton Bay fig trees planted in the 1890s and the grassed mounds at each end, called ‘The Hills’, created in 1898 are all notable p...
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18 Gaol Rd, Thebarton SA 5031, Australia
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of Australia’s longest operating prison facilities, The Adelaide Goal ran for 147 years from 1841 to 1988. A major landmark in Adelaide’s heritage, the goal is one of the oldest public buildings in the city. A walk through the goal area offers a glimpse into the life of the former inmates and their notorious past. There is also an i...
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46 Carrick Hill Drive, Springfield SA 5062, Australia
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
This well preserved historic house and its surrounding grounds are worth visiting for all who want a glimpse into the lives of the wealthy Australians in the mid-twentieth century. The former home of Sir Edward "Bill" Hayward and his wife Lady Ursula, the house has an interesting and vast collection of paintings, furniture, antiques and sculptures....
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78 Penfold Rd, Magill SA 5072, Australia
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Australia’s finest wine, the Grange comes from this historic estate winery. A short distance from Adelaide CBD, in the foothills is the Penfolds Magill Estate Winery. A must see visit for those who have an interest in Australian wines. The estate offers three enjoyable and informative tours. The Heritage Tour takes you on an hour-long visit t...