Brisbane Botanic Gardens is a beautiful garden located 7 km from the city of Brisbane in Toowong at Mount Coot-tha. It was founded in 1976. It is the second largest botanical garden now known as the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, located in Brisbane CBD. The garden covers 52 hectares of plants with over 20000 plants representing approximately 5000 species from around the world. Horticultural, art and craft shows are displayed in the Auditorium.