Kings Park, Western Australia
Kings Park is a 4.06-square-kilometre (1,003 acres) park located on the western edge of the central business district in Perth,Western Australia, Australia. The park is a mixture of grassed parkland, botanical gardens and natural bushland on Mount Elizawith two thirds of the grounds conserved as native bushland. With panoramic views of the Swan River and Darling Range, it is home to over 300 native plant varieties and 80 bird species. It overlooks the city as well as Perth Water and Melville Water on theSwan River.
It is one of the largest inner city parks in the world and the most popular visitor destination in Western Australia, being visited by over five million people each year. The park is larger than New York’s Central Park which is 3.41 km².
Besides tourist facilities Kings Park contains the State War Memorial, the Royal Kings Park Tennis club and a reservoir. The streets are tree lined with individual plaques dedicated by family members to Western Australian service men and women who died in World War I and World War II.
The City Skyline
The Jewish War Memorial
The Wild Flowers
The City from South Perth
Fremantle, including the original synagogue in Western Australia
The Swan River near Guildford
Houghton’s Wine Estate
Sunset at Trigg