Brisbane is the capital of the state of Queensland and third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane city has organized many cultural and sports events including Goodwill Games in 2001, World expo in 1988 and common wealth Games in 1982. It is the largest economy between Singapore and Sydney. In 2009, it was rated as the 16th most livable city of Australia by ‘The Economist’.
Best Time to visit
Summer season in Brisbane is from December to February. The average temperature in this season is 24o. Winter season is between June and August where average temperature is 15.60o. Great time to visit Brisbane is during April and May as you can enjoy most of the time outdoor.
Things to do and see
After landing on Brisbane, you will feel yourself in paradise land. There is much to do and see. Animal lovers can go for Alma Park Zoo and Lone Pine to see wildlife of Australia. Other attractive places for tourists include Art Tour whilst taking delicious Brisbane food and wine, historic tours by walk, ghost and eco tours.
Go and visit for Moreton and Stradbroke Island’s beaches that are much famous for their beauty. Moreover, don’t miss to visit Fortitude Valley.
Places to eat in Brisbane City
There are Japanese, Chinese, American, French, Italian, Indian and Thai Restaurants in Brisbane city to provide you with delicious meal.
Kabul restaurant offers a wide range of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes cooked in Japanese style. The Fajita Gourmet Dish cooked in Hard rock restaurant is very famous. If you want to eat Asian food then go to Asian House Restaurant and enjoy rice, meat, vegetables, fish and other delicious foods that are cooked in Asian style.
Mana bar is one of the funkiest venues in Brisbane city and contains unique selection of cocktail menu. Thai restaurant provides dishes that are usually sweet and sour, hot and spicy and sometimes bitter.
Popular Hotels in Brisbane City
Hilton Hotel Brisbane
This hotel is located near Bustling Queen street mall which is famous for shopping and entertainment. There are a total of 319 rooms. All rooms are fully furnished with additional facilities like radio, iron, mini bar, refrigerator, tea maker, dryer and internet connection.
Guests are also facilitated with Swimming pools and fitness rooms. Per night room rates starts from 236 AUD and goes up to 661 AUD.
Marriott Hotel Brisbane
Room facilities include air conditioner, TV, Private bath, refrigerator, kitchenette and coffee maker. Hotel is fine in prices and the rates starts from 223.20 AUD.
Rendezvous Hotel Brisbane
The beautiful Rendezvous hotel is located very near to Treasury Casino and Queen Street Mall. Because of its right location, it is called the heart of Brisbane city. It is only ten miles away from Brisbane airport and that is another reason behind its popularity.
The hotel provides best room services and offers high speed internet facility, bar, restaurant, library and also laundry. Rates are very reasonable starting from 142 AUD.