Travelers can never stop moving, we have the need to walk from one place to another, like harlequins, like carefree wanderers, like the perpetual strangers that we are.
And as citizens of the world, we also cannot stop traveling the globe over and over again. We are always on the look out for new destinations to discover new flavors, new landscapes to enjoy. After all, that’s what life is all about, making the most of every experience and making memories.
Today, we would like to take you to Australia, especially to Brisbane and the essential places to see in this city.
Brisbane is the most populous city in the state of Queensland. Moreover, with almost 3,000,000 inhabitants, it is the third most populous city in Australia, just after Sydney and Melbourne. This beautiful Australian city stands out for its beautiful green spaces and numerous areas dedicated to the local fauna and flora, in addition to the different points of interest that all travelers who decide to go to Brisbane can enjoy.
For example, not far from Brisbane is Fraser Island, the largest sandy island in the world, which also has tropical forests and various lagoons. Also in this city is the Mount Coot lookout point, also known as Mount Cootha, from which you can get the best view this beautiful city has to offer. But, without a doubt, the best thing about this city is that you will not find it in its most touristy places, but in the simple passage of the street, and that is that this exotic city gives calmness to the traveler, it transports him to a paradise made up of beautiful gardens and parks that you will find while walking around the city. Tempted to learn more? Keep reading below.
This is one of the most important cultural, recreational and educational sites in Brisbane, and it is located on the banks of the Brisbane River. This center has become one of the most important tourist sites to see in Brisbane, and it is estimated that eleven million people visit it each year. With beautiful green spaces that house cafes and restaurants, it is perfect for walking and sheltering during the day.
In addition, Sotuh Bank is home to various attractions such as the Queensland Conservatory, the Brisbane Wheel, the Nepal Peace Pagoda, the Street Beach (a free artificial swimming area) and the Grand Arbor.
2. Brisbane City Botanical Garden
But if what we are looking for are green places to see in Brisbane, then there is one that stands out from the crowd and that is the beautiful botanical garden of this city. It is a garden of about 20 hectares located in the center of the city: the green refuge of the metropolis.
The garden is also connected to the Brisbane Riverfront, making it another attraction of the city that you can see from there. The history of this garden goes back almost 200 years, and although it is not as large as many other botanical gardens in the world, it makes up for its size with its beauty. In addition, this garden is home to botanical collections that are unique to Brisbane, making it the perfect place for anyone who loves the vegetation, peace and quiet that only an ocean of vegetation can give.
Of course, if we talk about Australia, we have to talk about marine parks, and Brisbane is not left out in this respect since it has its own Sea World. Obviously, we are going to recommend you to go there, as it is one of the most attractive places in the city. It’s ideal for families, couples and also to give the little ones at home a unique experience. Located on the Gold Coast, it is the best water park in the region, and on its way you can choose between rides, animal exhibits and many other activities. Of course, go prepared to Sea World because to enjoy it, you’ll need to spend the whole day there.
There you are! Those are the three main places you should absolutely visit in Brisbane. Want to learn more? Come back to check the second part of our article. Until then, tell us in the comments below the best places you’ve ever visited.