Built in 1889-90, the only mosque within Adelaide's square mile was built by the then-small Afghan community of South Australia. The Adelaide Mosque is historically significant as one of the few relics of Afghan immigration to South Australia in the nineteenth century. Camels were first imported in significant numbers in the ... Continue Reading »
Adelaide Arcade is one of the city's architectural and shopping gems. Built in 1885, it is home to more than 100 speciality retail outlets on two levels of well preserved Victorian elegance. The arcade is home to a museum and to one of South Australia's cultural icons, Haigh's chocolate. You can enter Adelaide ... Continue Reading »
Nestled in the lush Adelaide Botanic Gardens, the Museum of Economic Botany is a fine example of nineteenth century commitment to scientific progress. This elegant building is built in a classic Greek style and houses changing exhibitions and collections. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am- 4pm.