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Perth City Walking Tours

Story: Perth City Walking Tours
Episode: 5
Presenter: Carmen Braidwood
Air Date: 20 June 2021

If you love to walk and are looking to discover our beautiful city, a walking tour could be just the ticket. Carmen puts on her walking shoes and hits the pavement on a tour of our CBD.

  • Visit Perth’s walking tours are a great way to get a few tips on what’s new in Perth. These tours they’re completely free.
  • The tours are ideal for tourists, new-comers and those wanting to re-engage with their city.
  • The tours begin at the iCity Information Kiosk, in Murray Street Mall and take people around to the most iconic historic and iconic areas of the Perth CBD.
  • The first stop on the tour is at Perth’s unique and fully restored Town Hall.
  • The Town Hall is unique because it’s Australia’s only gothic-style town hall, and the only one built by convicts.
  • St George’s Cathedral was consecrated in 1888 and is the principal chapel of the Anglican province of WA.
  • The Stirling Garden is the oldest garden in the City of Perth and was originally the Botanical Gardens before it was re-appointed to King’s Park.
  • The Stirling Garden was named after James Stirling, the gardens were first used by colonial botanist James Drummond as an acclimatisation garden in the 1830s to raise specimens from seeds.
  • The Kangaroo sculptures, a water feature on St Gorges Terrace, are a great landmark for the Gardens.