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Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia situated some 10 km south-east of Ashgrove and 1,230 km from Canberra. According to the latest census, the population of Brisbane is about 2,189,900 people, making it the third largest city in Australia. Many people visit Brisbane each year to take a look at its famous bridges and art museums and galleries.

Airport Brisbane Intl (IATA: BNE) is 20 km away from Brisbane and is the closest airport to it.

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1. Story Bridge
The Story Bridge is a cantilever bridge spanning the Brisbane River. Part of Bradfield Highway (15), it connects Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point. Before the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932 the Government of Queensland asked John Bradfield to design a new bridge in Brisbane. The bridge is named for John Douglas Story.

2. Queensland Art Gallery
The Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) is an art museum located in the South Bank precinct of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The gallery is part of the Queensland Cultural Centre. It complements the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) building, situated only 150 metres away.

3. Queensland Museum
The Queensland Museum is the state museum of Queensland. The museum currently operates four separate campuses; at South Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba and Townsville.

4. Museum of Brisbane
The Museum of Brisbane is a museum which displays exhibits relating to the history of Brisbane, Australia. It is owned and operated by the Brisbane City Council and is located in Brisbane City Hall in the city's CBD. The museum was opened in 2003 and has since had more than 3, 000, 000 visitors.

5. Brisbane City Hall
Brisbane City Hall, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is the seat of the Brisbane City Council. It is located adjacent to King George Square, where the rectangular City Hall has its main entrance. The City Hall also has frontages and entrances in both Ann Street and Adelaide Street. The building is considered one of Brisbane's finest and is registered on the Register of the National Estate since 1978.

6. Kurilpa Bridge
The Kurilpa Bridge (originally known as the Tank Street Bridge) is a (AUD)$63 million pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the Brisbane River in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The bridge connects Kurilpa Point in South Brisbane to Tank Street in the Brisbane CBD.

7. ANZAC Square, Brisbane
ANZAC Square is a heritage-listed town square located between Ann Street and Adelaide Street (opposite Post Office Square), in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is a state memorial to the men and women who participated in overseas armed service and is named in honour of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. ANZAC Square is adjacent to ANZAC Square Arcade. It was opened on Armistice Day, 1930.

8. Go Between Bridge
The Go Between Bridge, formerly known as the Hale Street Link, is a toll bridge for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists over the Brisbane River currently under construction in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. When completed, the bridge will connect Merivale and Cordelia Streets in West End to Hale Street and the Inner City Bypass at Milton. It will be Brisbane's first inner-city traffic bridge in 40 years.

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Brisbane tourist attractions and interesting places

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is located in the Brisbane suburb of Fig

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Story Bridge

The Story Bridge is a cantilever bridge spanning the Brisbane River.

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Queensland Art Gallery

The Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) is an art museum located in the South

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Queensland Museum

The Queensland Museum is the state museum of Queensland. The museum

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Museum of Brisbane

The Museum of Brisbane is a museum which displays exhibits relating to

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Brisbane City Hall

Brisbane City Hall, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is the seat of

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Kurilpa Bridge

The Kurilpa Bridge (originally known as the Tank Street Bridge) is a

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Boggo Road Gaol

Boggo Road Gaol was a notorious Australian prison located on Annerley

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ANZAC Square, Brisbane

ANZAC Square is a heritage-listed town square located between Ann

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Go Between Bridge

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Treasury Casino

The Treasury Casino, also known as The Treasury is a casino in

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The Old Windmill, Brisbane

The Old Windmill is located in Wickham Park, on Wickham Terrace in

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Government House, Brisbane

Government House is located in the Brisbane suburb of Paddington, in

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Merivale Bridge

The Merivale Bridge is a railway bridge crossing the Brisbane River.

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Macarthur Chambers Apartments

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Hilton Brisbane

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Oaks Charlotte Towers Apartments

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Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane Anzac Square

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Manor Apartment Hotel

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Base Brisbane Embassy Hostel

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Nomads Brisbane Hostel

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