Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Adelaide, South Australia – Know Before You Go!

Adelaide is quite famous for its rich heritage, multi-ethnic community, and endless opportunities for entertainment. Keep reading to discover some unheard facts about this city.

It’s called the 20 Minute City

Adelaide is a small city. But did you know it takes only or less than 20 minutes to go from point A to point B in the city? Try getting to the South Australia museum from accommodation Adelaide CBD has to offer such as Oaks Adelaide Horizons Suites – it only takes a five-minute drive!

City of Churches

Adelaide is known by many names, one of which is the “City of Churches”. You just have to look around the city to understand this nickname – and you’ll see a church just about on every corner of the city!

Adelaide Has the Third Most Expensive Building

It has cost a whopping AUD 2.7 billion to construct the Royal Adelaide Hospital. And this makes it the third most expensive building in the whole world!

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Adelaide Is a City of Firsts

Throughout history, Adelaide has been a city of forward-thinking. It was the first-ever city to grant women access to vote, criminalise racial and sexual discrimination, and also recognise indigenous land rights.