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Introduction:

Albury is a regional city in New South Wales, situated on the northern bank of the Murray River, just across the state border from its counterpart of Wodonga in Victoria.

Originally a custom post between the two neighbouring states during the 1850s, Albury eventually grew into an agricultural and transport hub. The prosperity of those years can be observed with the number of grand civic buildings which line the streets of Albury today, including the railway station with its imposing clocktower, built in 1881.

Good views can be enjoyed from the Monument Hill Lookout (off the Riverina Highway) and the Eastern Hill Lookout on the eastern side of town.

Albury has an abundance of parkland including its botanic gardens and recreational facilities along the meandering course of the Murray River.

 
Attractions:

Albury Library Museum
Combining the city's library and museum collections with regular exhibitions

Parks, gardens & trails:

Albury Botanic Gardens
Opened in 1877, they are an outstanding example of a 19th and early 20th century provincial botanic garden, offering a tranquil retreat among the century old trees and palms amidst formal garden beds
Wonga Wetlands
Located 5 minutes drive west of Albury, these rehabilitated riverine wetlands feature a rich collection of birdlife with a visitor centre
Parklands Albury Wodonga
Explore and experience the range of natural and developed recreational and conservational open-space in and around Albury and Wodonga

Festivals & events:

Albury Show
This long running event features lots of entertainment, exciting rides, competitions and exhibitions

Local tourist guides:

Albury Wodonga tourist information
Visitor information guide for Albury in New South Wales and Wodonga just across the Murray River in Victoria

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