"Floriade 2011" Top 5 Page for this destination Parks / Gardens / Lakes Tip by iandsmith

Parks / Gardens / Lakes, Canberra: 15 reviews and 27 photos

  Flowers could be food
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  • Flowers could be food - Canberra
      Flowers could be food
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  • Poppy showing its colours - Canberra
      Poppy showing its colours
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  • Watermelon pattern - Canberra
      Watermelon pattern
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  • The back blocks - Canberra
      The back blocks
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  • ..but it - Canberra
      ..but it
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Favorite thing: Of the many times I've been to Floriade, this was one of the best. The theme this year was food; food in many forms. Food as a watermelon, food as a barbecue, food as citrus, food as chocolate etc. The flower patterns are painstakingly woven into all these shapes and make for such a delightful cacophany of colour as to delight even the most discerning eye.

Fondest memory: It's just such a pleasure and I confess to getting a buzz everytime I turn up at the gate and, the best thing of all - IT'S FREE!

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 11, 2011
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