From Queensland’s largest selection of fashion and award-winning food and drink, to countless entertainment options, The City truly offers a discovery in every direction …
You know you’ve arrived in Brisbane when you catch a glimpse of the iconic Story Bridge as a CityCat glides underneath, creating glistening ripples in the winding Brisbane River. The City’s most recognisable natural landmark takes centre stage and is lined with Brisbane’s finest alfresco restaurants and bars, offering unmasked views and complimenting the city’s celebrated outdoor lifestyle.
There are over 1,000 stores to choose from in the famous Queen Street Mall, plus it’s surrounding streets Adelaide, Edward and Elizabeth. Offering the State’s largest collection of flagship stores and unique boutiques, truly making The City Queensland’s premier shopping destination.
Once you tear yourself away from shopping you’ll discover the largest collection of Good Food Guide-awarded restaurants, cafes and bars in Queensland, there are hundreds of options to whet your palette.
You won’t find it hard amusing yourself in The City. There’s The City Sounds program – Australia’s largest free music program showcasing Brisbane’s emerging and established music talent across the Central Business District every week. Plus another 1,000 or so events that take place throughout The City every year, plus cinemas, salons, day spas, a casino, galleries, a bowling alley and historic sites.
Take a break in the inner-city sanctuary of the City Botanic Gardens, home to lush stretches of green grass and exotic and native plants. Relax at Roma Street Parklands, the world’s largest subtropical garden in a City centre.
Getting around The City is an effortless journey due to its compact nature. With major attractions, restaurants and hotels clustered around the river peninsula, Brisbane is most easily explored on foot with the streets laid out in a grid-like system, leaving little chance for disorientation.
Brisbane is an Urban CBD Location area within the local government area of Brisbane in Queensland, it is located approximately 1kms from the capital Brisbane and extends over an area of 2.074 square kilometres. Brisbane has a recorded population of 9460 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Brisbane we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Brisbane and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.