The green heart of Perth, Kings Park ranks among the world's biggest urban parklands. Better than six million annual visitors take advantage of its gorgeous grounds and upland vantage on Mount Eliza, which delivers amazing views over Perth and the Swan River and beyond to the Darling Scarp. The park's home to several memorials, including the State War Memorial crowned by a noble cenotaph, as well as the Aboriginal Art Gallery. The Western Australian Botanic Garden--free to explore 24 hours a day--accounts for about 40 acres of Kings Park, showing off the largest collection of native Western Australian plants in the world. The bulk of Kings Park, though, is splendid undeveloped bushland woven with walking and cycling paths.
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