Chinatown, Brisbane

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Exotic, Asian-style buildings and bustling, animated streets are the hallmarks of Chinatown, a district that has become one of the most significant landmarks in the city of Brisbane. A hub for the city’s Chinese community, this vibrant, cosmopolitan neighborhood thrives as an economic powerhouse within Brisbane. In Chinatown, street signs are marked in both Chinese and English. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Chinatown by using our Brisbane trip planner.
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  • A disappointment. Still has a few decent places to eat but the place is virtually dead. Very quiet & most places are closed down or vacant. Short strip between 2 parallel streets.  more »
  • The Brisbane Chinatown, at the corner of Brunswick and Wickham Sts in Fortitude Valley, is about a 20 min walk from the CBD. It's not much to rave about, but it does have some good restaurants. Fortit...  more »
  • Melbourne's Chinatown, also visited GW for about 3 months ago, but was a compact Chinatown. So we Chinese certainly is a good ginger,. I came back, I went had a 5-day unlimited-ride cards, in a visit to the Gold Coast, but ended up exploring the city alone. It might be better not to expect too much.
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