is the third largest city in Australia
, located some 10 km to the south-east from Ashgrove
. The capital city Canberra
is in 1,230 km to the south-west. This the large city has a population of 2,189,900 people. Thousands of tourists visit Brisbane every year to see its bridges and art museums and galleries.
The nearest airport Brisbane Intl (IATA: BNE) is about 20 km away.
Interesting places in Brisbane
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.
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.
The Queensland Museum is the state museum of Queensland. The museum currently operates four separate campuses; at South Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba and Townsville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you have already seen Brisbane, there are still plenty of things to do on the outskirts of the city. If you're visiting the area, you may want to check out something from the following list:
Also, check out the photographs of other travellers of the area.