A Breathtaking View Of Brisbane

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Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia and one that has become a favorite of visitors worldwide. This region is filled with extraordinary hotels, wonderful cultural experiences, as well as fabulous entertainment. You can definitely eat, drink, and be merry in Brisbane and if you are looking for a great way to see the entire city while dining in of the areas finest restaurants then you will definitely want to consider visiting the Brisbane Lookout at scenic Mt Coot-tha.

This lookout in Brisbane is a popular place that is frequented by locals and tourist and has been in existence since before the turn of the century. And although more modernized and updated then the lookout of the past this is an area that holds much history for the people of Brisbane.

Originally known by the name One Tree Hill, in 1880 when the area was declared a public recreation area the name was changed to Mt Coot-tha derived from Aboriginal culture the name signifies the place of wild honey. Originally only one structure sat on these grounds but since the entire 1500 surrounding acres were included in the recreation area this lent itself to a lot of further growth and development. The area has continued to grow and develop from that point to what stands on these grounds today.

The Brisbane Lookout is just part of the attraction of these grounds that offer Botanical Gardens, a fully functioning planetarium, parks, bike trails, horse tracks, and several picnic areas. This location is also home to the incredible Summit restaurant and bar which affords an incredible view of the city of Brisbane as well as some of the best foods in the region. Come and relax with drinks or have a complete meal, the choice is yours however the view from this location is one that you surely wont want to miss out on.

Brisbane has plenty of attractions and activities to choose from. If you find yourself in these parts then you will definitely want to make a trip to Mt Coot-tha a top attraction on your must see list. It is a beautiful scenic location that offers individuals a unique opportunity to view the city from afar and this tranquil setting makes for a nice refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life. You can spend a day enjoying the natural setting and appreciating the lookout and then stop in the Summit for a dinner that will delight all of your senses. The Summit restaurant is not only known for its incredible food and excellent service but also its incredible glass wall that overlooks the city of Brisbane.
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This article was published on 2011/01/24