Brisbane

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Top sights in Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of Australia’s state of Queensland. This culturally diverse riverside city is a popular destination for tourists and locals going on a summer vacation. It’s also the best place to visit to see the country’s most scenic wonders, both natural and man-made, like the Great Barrier Reef and Roma Street Parkland.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

One of the best things to do in Brisbane for families is to visit the 18-hectare wildlife reserve known as the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Fig Tree Pocket. It is the largest and oldest of the koala reserves on the planet. It’s also more than just having koalas because it is also home to kangaroos, dingoes, and even wombats. Its staff will even educate you about these animals as you observe them.
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Queen Street Mall

Queen Street Mall is one of the best places to visit in Brisbane if you’re looking to take a break from sightseeing or if you’re itching to shop! It’s a lively pedestrian strip with a wide range of restaurants, bars, hangout spots, and boutiques. There are also buskers scattered around the area, so visitors will be treated to wonderful music as they wander around.
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South Bank Visitor Centre

The South Bank Visitor Centre is a famous tourist attraction in Brisbane and is a popular area for tourists and locals to simply relax. This almost 18-hectare public space in the southern banks of the Brisbane River is a nice place for early morning and late afternoon walks and BBQ sessions. There are food stops here and there, plus an artificial pool where people can swim for free.
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Story Bridge

Story Bridge is the longest cantilever bridge in the country and spans the Brisbane River, connecting the suburb of Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point. The areas near the bridge are popular spots for walking and sightseeing, and they offer spectacular scenic views of the surrounding area. If you visit at dusk and stick around until the night, you’ll witness the metropolis get illuminated with colorful lights. If you visit during the week of the Riverfestival, you can watch a dazzling fireworks show.
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