Brisbane Travel Guide, Australia
Brisbane, Australia is the capital city of Queensland and the largest in the state. It’s also the third largest city in the country. It can be found next to the Brisbane River. The locals call it Mian-jin, which means “place that is shaped as a spike.” Brisbane was named after Sir Thomas Brisbane, who was the New South Wales Governor at the beginning of the 19th century. Citizens of Brisbane are often called Brisbanites.
Brisbane’s economy is a mixture of blue and white collar businesses. Information technology, higher education, financial services all make up the white collar world. These businesses are usually located in the central business district. The blue collar businesses are include metalwork shops, railroad shops, petroleum refineries, and paper mills. Most of these types of businesses are located down on the river.
However, there is another industry that is booming in Brisband and that is tourism. There are activities in Brisbane that will appeal to almost anyone. Music has a large place in the culture of the city. Popular and classical music are both well received here.
There are a number of theater companies and a ballet that hold regular performances here. In 2007, Brisbane was named as one of the top musical hotspots by Billboard magazine. For those of you that prefer the art-world, you find the largest modern art gallery in Australia here. Andy Worhal exhibition is one of the largest known collections of his work.
For the nature lover, you’ll find over 27 km of cycling trails, as well as many parks and gardens. You can take a tour into the ‘outback’ or stay in civilization. For those that won’t venture out of the city, you’ll also find many clubs and bars, as well as shopping centers and malls. The possibilities for having a good time here are endless.
Things about Brisbane you may be interested in
HTTP Error 404. The requested resource is not found.
Read our members' reviews about Brisbane
No reviews have been added yet for this category. Be the first to add a new one.
Read our members' travel tips about Brisbane
No travel tips have been added yet for this category. Be the first to add a new one.
Members Who Have Been to Brisbane
Community Galleries About Brisbane
- cheapoair.com$781Qantas AirwaysInbound
Toronto, ON (YYZ) → Brisbane, AU (BNE)
08/10/2018 06:00 pmOutbound
Brisbane, AU (BNE) → Toronto, ON (YYZ)
08/22/2018 10:10 am
- flyfar.ca$871Air PacificInbound
Los Angeles, CA (LAX) → Brisbane, AU (BNE)
11/21/2018 09:30 pmOutbound
Brisbane, AU (BNE) → Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
12/04/2018 10:15 am
- cheapoair.com$945China Eastern AirlinesInbound
Denver, CO (DEN) → Brisbane, AU (BNE)
11/29/2018 07:00 amOutbound
Brisbane, AU (BNE) → Denver, CO (DEN)
01/09/2019 12:05 pm