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Brisbane City Hall and King George Square


In Australia, the city of Brisbane is located in the southeastern corner of Queensland. It was first included into the state of Queensland in 1902. The city of Brisbane happens to be replete with several mountains, like Stephens Mountain, Mount Gravatt, Mount Coot-tha and Whites Hill. On any of your Brisbane Tours, you will immediately get to know that the city of Brisbane is famous for its passion for music and art. The existence of several art galleries, theaters halls are proofs of the passion for cultural activities of the people of Brisbane. Brisbane City Hall and King George Square among the Tourist Attractions in Brisbane draws a huge number of crowds all through the year.

Constructed in 1920s, by Edward, Prince of Wales, the Brisbane City Hall is a sophisticated heritage function venue, located in the city center. The tallest building in Brisbane, it houses the very interesting Clock Tower, with four clock faces. The Brisbane City Hall building also consists of a large assembly hall under a central rotunda and many smaller reception rooms. The building is built of brick, concrete and steel, with a foundation of Camp Mountain Granite.

The various kinds of events that take place in the Brisbane City Hall are as follows:

  • Performing arts productions
  • Gala events
  • Special events
  • School formals and graduation ceremonies
  • Weddings
  • Meetings and conferences
Situated between Ann Street and Adelaide Street is the public square of King George Square. Statues of King George Vista Do Rio Resort and the brass lions are located in the northern side of the square. There used to be a round shaped fountain that was demolished and in its place, a rectangular fountain was erected. Statues of famous Queenslanders, Steele Rudd, Emma Miller, and Sir Charles Lilley are to be found here.

Visit to the Brisbane City Hall and King George Square, as part of a Brisbane Travel Guide will definitely make your tour memorable.

Apart from this, the other tourist sites include Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, City Botanical Gardens, Lamington National Park, South Bank Beach and Roma Street Parklands.

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