City Hall, Brisbane

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Government Building · Landmark
One of Brisbane’s most renowned sights, elaborate, stone-columned City Hall stands out against the backdrop of a number of the city’s glassy skyscrapers. Opened in 1920 and built in the style of the Italian Renaissance, the building has hosted royal receptions, concerts, flower shows, and political meetings. The 91 m (298 ft) clock tower makes City Hall one of the most iconic, recognizable images of Brisbane. To visit City Hall and get the most from your holiday in Brisbane, create itinerary details personal to you using our Brisbane trip tool.
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  • We walked past Brisbane City Hall one evening after having dinner with them on the southside of Brisbane. Looked stunning at night and was listed on the Register of the National Estate in 1978.  more »
  • This magnificent building built during the 1920 -30's and for me reminds me of Art Deco period. Outside sandstone from Helidon in Qld, the marble comes from Orange in NSW, Belgium and italy. It...  more »
  • Brisbane City Hall is one of the best iconic architecture I've seen here in Australia. During our recent visit, they had this Christmas Lights Installation sponsored by Gold Lotto and it was an amazing event. Who ever produced that show is definitely deserves thumbs-up!
  • The Christmas Carols were fantastic. I attended the evening session this year. There were some new performers, which keeps it interesting.

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