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Brisbane City Guide

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Brisbane- The only subtropical capital city of Australia! "City of Sun Days", where you can enjoy bright blue skies, warm sunlight, vibrant colours of the subtropics and the rhythm of a dynamic young city; a place to refresh you! Also, it is the Sunshine State of Queensland; therefore, Brisbane always greets visitors with a warm and friendly welcome.
Brisbane has transformed from its aboriginal and later European origins, today Brisbane is a modern, cosmopolitan city parks and gardens dotting the city centre. Visitors can discover all the excitement and diversity of a big city.

There are fanciful things you must see and do in this "cheerful city". For instance, the South Bank Parklands, on the Brisbane River overlooking the city; you could enjoy a variety of activities: picnic, dine at superb restaurants, watch concerts or street performance, see the wonders of nature at the Butterfly and Insect House.

Or, you can also enjoy beautiful tropical and sub-tropical plantations in Mt. Coot-that Botanic Gardens. Besides that, at the Boardwalk, you could view a water clock and spectacular views of Brisbane in either of the collection of shops and restaurants.

To be enchanted by the beauty of art, these are just the right places to visit: State's Art Gallery, Performing Arts Complex and Museum. You could see the display of local art and antiques in these places.

Similar to the nature enthusists, Brisbane also presents you the Wildlife and Theme parks: Australian Woolshed and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, where you can see your favourite sheeps and koalas there.

Also, good news for shopaholics. You may shop conveniently in the shopping spots in Brisbane. Brisbane offers you lots of shopping alternatives such as Brisbane's city heart and Queen Street Mall, The Mall, Paddington Circle and many more that offer you a world of shopping.

Apart from places to visit, you must be interested to find out what you can eat and diners that you can go. Brisbane also offers you a spectrum of cuisines in Brisbane's fine restaurants. For instance, you could dine in Queen Street Mall, Riverside Street, Milton, Fortitude valley and many other choices available for you.

Getting There and Moving Around

By air

International airport- operates regular links to destinations includiing Britain, Europe, New Zealand, Japan, Asia and Pacific nations.

Domestic Airport-operate services to southern capitals and major Queensland ports.

By sea

Brisbane River ferry services are also available, the ferry will link the north and south of the city, and departs from Edward Street and Customs House.


By rail

Train service is available in the city and suburban areas. Brisbane is linked with the destinations throughout the state by Queensland Rail's Traveltrain services. There is a citytrain link connects Brisbane with the Gold Coast and it is ideal for daytrips.

By road

There are coach transfers operate regularly between the airport the the city's Transit Centre and hotels. Taxi ranks are located at the terminal entrances and major hire car companies have booths within the terminal buildings. Also, numerous coach services from interstate and intrastate to Brisbane Transit centre in Roma Street.

Moving Around

There are various kinds of transport mode that you could choose from, by road, by rail or by sea. Therefore you could move from place to place conveniently.


Acknowledgements: ASIATRAVELMART.COM

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