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Brisbane Attractions

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Anzac Square War Memorial and Parkland 5.0 stars
Sculpture, Monument, Statue, Memorial Place - #1 of 36
Unveiled 29 August 1992 during the 50th Anniversary year of the Milne Bay and Kokoda Campaigns, as a tribute from the City of Brisbane. The tile/bronze work was done at a later date. This one depicts a wounded Australian soldier descending teh ... [more ]
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary 4.0 stars
Zoo, Aquarium - #2 of 36
Despite its official name, the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary by the Brisbane River, only 15 minutes drive, and one and half hours boat cruise away from the CBD in Fig Tree Pocket, introduces not only over 130 koalas, but also most of the Australia's ... [more ]
South Bank Parklands 4.0 stars
Park - #3 of 36
This urban oasis brings the beach to the city, mixed up with a full service package of entertainment, dining and shopping facilities. The short strip of a man-made sandy beach completely fills with sunbakers in a nice summery day, a weather ... [more ]
Museum of Brisbane 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #4 of 36
The Queensland Museum in South Bank is a must see when you are in Brisbane. It is free entry for the majority of the complex, the Science centre has a fee and some special exhibits will sometimes charge a fee. They are open daily from 9:30-5:00. ... [more ]
Mount Coot-tha 4.0 stars
Mountain - #5 of 36
The summit of this 287 meters high mountain offers undoubtedly the best 360 degree panoramic views of the Brisbane City and its widespread outskirts. The visibility stretches as far as Moreton Bay and North Stradbroke Island. You can drive all ... [more ]
Brisbane City Hall 5.0 stars
Government Building - #6 of 36
The Brisbane City Hall was erected between 1920 and 1930 and is heritage listed. It was designed by architects Hall & Prentice and the sandstone-faced building features a finely detailed main entrance topped by a 92 metre clock tower. The Hall ... [more ]
St. John's Cathedral 5.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #7 of 36
St. John’s Cathedral is a work in progress. Additional stalls were added in the 1950s and 60s, two bays of the nave (the central area of the church) and side aisles were completed and consecrated on 22 November 1968. In 1989 the church ... [more ]
Central Station 5.0 stars
Train Station - #8 of 36
Central Station in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia is a fine example of Victorian Railway Station complex with the rich architectural detail typical of the era in which she was made. The erection of this landmark commenced in 1899, a decade after ... [more ]
Queensland Maritime Museum 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #9 of 36
Queensland Maritime Museum lies on the Southern End of the South Bank Parklands on the Brisbane River. Their opening times are 9:30-4:30 seven days a week, only closed December 24-26 and Good Friday. The entry fee for adults $7, child $3.50 and ... [more ]
HMAS Diamantina 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #10 of 36
The HMAS Diamantina sits in the Brisbane Dry Docks of the Maritime Museum in South Bank, Brisbane, QLD. Her name is for the Western Queensland river where, in 1894, there occurred teh event immortalised in “Waltzing Matilda”. The river was named ... [more ]
The Mansions 5.0 stars
Building - #11 of 36
The Mansions is a set of six 3-story red brick and light stone terrace houses. Something I have never seen in architecture before that caught my eye, is the cat statutes on the wings of the building. They seem to be watching your every move and ... [more ]
The Regent 5.0 stars
Opera, Theatre, Concert Hall - #12 of 36
If you’re up for seeing a movie then check out The Regent cinema which is operated by Hoytts. There are only a few screens but the building is amazing and very different to your run-of-the-mill multiplex cinemas. It looks like an old theatre ... [more ]
Vietnam Memorial 5.0 stars
Sculpture, Monument, Statue, Memorial Place - #13 of 36
The memorial was unveiled 23 April 1998 and depicts an act of mercy performed many times during the war - an Australian soldier directing a medical helicopter to descend and tend to his wounded mate. The Memorial is the focal point for the Battle ... [more ]
Brisbane Arcade 5.0 stars
Shopping - #14 of 36
Adding a touch of Edwardian style to both Adelaide and Elizabeth Streets, the Brisbane Arcade is the oldest surviving shopping arcade in the CBD. The beginnings of the arcade involve murder, scandal, insanity and a death bed confession. It was ... [more ]
General Post Office 5.0 stars
Government Building - #15 of 36
The General Post Office is a wonder in architecture and show how much the building boom of the 1880s began. The old town of Brisbane must have been a sight to behold with all the European styles of design. Construction of the Post in 1871 ... [more ]
Stradbroke Island 5.0 stars
Natural Monument and Landmark - #16 of 36
Camping, surfing, fishing, walking, sand tobogganing, whale watching, four wheel driving, feeding dolphins, swimming in a tee trea filled lake and much much more on one small yet amazing island! There are three sections to North Straddie (as us ... [more ]
Queens Gardens 5.0 stars
Park - #17 of 36
The Queens Gardens is named for the statue of Queen Victoria that was unveiled there in 1906, the gardens have only taken their present state since 1963. The site of the penal settlement engineer’s cottage and the first lumberyard, it became a ... [more ]
Old Government Printing Office 5.0 stars
Government Building - #18 of 36
With the separation of Queensland from New South Wales in 1859, a state-controlled printery was required to publish Hansard (reports of the proceedings of the House of Parliament) and other official documents. Even postage stamps were produced in ... [more ]
St. Andrews Uniting Church 5.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #19 of 36
Described at its opening in 1905 as a splendid pile of buildings, St. Andrew’s Uniting Church is a striking departure from the usual Gothic style churches. Architect George D. Payne derived inspiration from Early Christian sources to produce this ... [more ]
Commissariat Store 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #20 of 36
The Commissariat Store in William Street is one of Brisbane’s most significant buildings. It’s first two floors were built by convicts in 1829. It has guides that can interpret the building for you and the displays that it contains to give ... [more ]
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