Discover Australia’s proud military history at Brisbane’s heritage-listed Anzac Square, featuring the iconic war memorial dedicated to the men and women who participated in overseas armed services. Named in honor of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps and opened on Armistice Day in 1930, the square is the focal point of annual events marking ANZAC Day (April 25). Also featuring the Shrine of Remembrance and the Eternal Flame, this site is a peaceful sanctuary in the middle of a busy modern city. Nearby is the Shrine of Memories, with war-related statues and the Women’s War Memorial. The square’s manicured park is a popular stop for central business district workers, local picnickers, and tourists taking a breather on their journey through the city. Make Anzac Square a centerpiece of your Brisbane vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Brisbane trip maker website .
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It’s such a beautiful tribute to our ANZACs. There is wonderful statues to honour the fallen and the eternal flame is great to see at night especially. You can sit and have a picnic or cold drink if y... more »
Great place to visit, Very good place to do the ANZAC dawn service. Nice place to sit and read a book in the middle in of the city. more »
An excellent green square contains awesome war memorials! A perfect quiet place to eat rest meditate or read! The entrance to the Anzac Square Food Court is on the left side coming from Central! Escalators are available for easy access to the Food Court from Central station! Just in the tunnel before you enter the Anzac Arcade there are always buskers providing entertainment! A free standing fruit stall is always on the left! Anzac Arcade Carvery! Vietnamese food! Swallows Dry cleaning & Alterations! A cigarette shop! A Priceline is at the bottom of the escalators! A hat store & accessories!
This essential memorial is wonderful to see being maintained and kept for its purpose and for its visual aesthetic. Lest we forget is vital and the commanding appearance of this structure draws those who will take the time to look and learn more, surely become reverently edified.
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