The city of Adelaide lies on the Torrens River and is the capital of South Australia.
To the south lies the vast Great Southern Ocean.
To the north, a series of fertile hills that stretch away into the country’s dramatic red centre.
Adelaide is a compact beachside city, filled with churches,
hand-crafted stone buildings and picturesque parklands,
a romantic legacy of its early history.
Unlike many of Australia’s capital cities,
it was founded, not by convicts but by successive waves of free settlers and immigrants.
These early travellers brought with them a sense of elegance and refinement,
as they set about creating a better life for themselves, thousands of miles from home.
Today’s Adelaide is a beautiful combination of the old world and the new.
It is a place to relax and rediscover the good things in life.
放缓脚步 慢慢享受当地美食 获奖的美酒
Slow down and take the time to enjoy locally sourced food, award winning wine
和这里充满激情 传奇 与美好的历史
and a history laced with passion, romance and beauty.
Leave the car behind and stroll to Victoria Square,
right in the heart of the city’s mile-wide grid.
Wander along the North Terrace District
and explore the four terraces that frame the city like a painting.
Even the graceful buildings that house the museums and galleries,
echo with stories from the past.
Ayers House is a fine example of Regency architecture
and one of the original mansions built in this district.
At the South Australian Museum,
learn about the rich cultures that were already in place before the Europeans arrived.
Stop by the Art Gallery of South Australia,
and enjoy the extensive collections of Australian and international art.
In Adelaide, horticulture has also evolved into an art form.
You’ll feel as though you have stepped into a painting by Monet at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.
Set on the edge of the central business district,
this quiet space features walking trails,
conservatories and 3 spectacular glasshouses.
Across town is the Himeji Garden,
where waterscapes create images of vastness and grandeur.
The legendary Adelaide Oval isanother beautiful blend of the old and new.
It’s modern design sits well besidethe century-old manual scoreboard,
and many visitors claim this to be one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world.
Just a short tram ride away are Adelaide’s glittering beaches.
Spend some time at Glenelg beach,
which was one of the first European settlements in the state.
As the day winds down,discover the city’s culinary credentials.
Of course, this city is also the gateway to the famous Barossa and Claire Valleys,
a food and wine lovers paradise.
Hire a car for the short 1 hour journey to the Barossa,
one of Australia’s oldest wine regions.
Many of the earliest settlers here came from Germany,
bringing with them grapes from their homeland.
The climate proved to be a perfect fit
and the area is now internationally famousfor its outstanding shiraz and reisling.
Enjoy a meal at one of the local wineries,
or pick up supplies at the Barossa Markets.
Pack a picnic and head out intothe countryside to admire the stunning view.
It is a view which has changed little since this fertile land first offered free men and women the vision of a new life.
Today, Adelaide’s old world elegance continues to attract visitors who return time and again
to rediscover life’s genuine pleasures.