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Queen Victoria Gardens

Visit August 2005

Melbourne's skyline seen through the winter branches of trees in Alexandra Gardens. In the middle ground is the statue The Hammer Thrower.

... set across the road from the Victoria Arts Centre ... see guidebook entry

Melbourne's skyline seen from the Queen Victoria Gardens. photograph (c) 2005 Ali Kayn

On the other side of the path, a pond is home to The Nymph and a Phoenix.

Memorial to Lady Janet photograph (c) 2005 Ali Kayn

Janet Lady Clarke Memorial; photograph (c) Ali Kayn 2005

The nymph of Queen Victoria Gardens, photograph (c) Ali Kayn 2005 Statue of The Phoenix, Queen Victoria Gardens (c) 2005 Ali Kayn
The floral clock, Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road Melbourne (c) 2005 Ali Kayn

The 2005 planting of Melbourne's Floral Clock seen from Saint Kilda Road, Melbourne (c) Ali Kayn 2005

These gardens are part of the 'Another View' Walking trail

See also Alexandra Gardens August 2005 visit

Just the facts:

Visit Victoria
Getting there: Take any tram along Swanston Street, Melbourne or walk across the bridge from Flinders Street Station.