The state capital of South Australia is enchantment embodied, its monuments the witnesses of an illustrious past, redolent of sophisticated affluence giving way to a more youthful, hip and exuberant contemporary offer. Stunning architecture, elegant boulevards, and a lively arts scene captivate the senses, while pristine beaches tempt one and all. Adelaide is a proud member of the exclusive Great Wine Capitals of the World, an honor bestowed upon only eight others, the nearby Barossa Valley a fine place to sample the region's exceptional wines. Adelaide also features lively festivals and events year round that reflect the city's soul. Noteworthy attractions include Mount Lofty, St. Peter's Cathedral, Elder Park, Victoria Square, and the Oval Stadium amongst many others. A haven for shopping enthusiasts and lovers of live music, Adelaide dazzles with its varied charms.