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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  • Waste of time, nothing was open, what a disappointment, there is more to do in Brisbane, do not waste your trip planning a day here, you will be very annoyed!!!  more »
  • Decided to buy groceries at the Chinese Supermarket & decided to use the carpark. We couldn't find the lift & walked 4 levels to the shop. To our surprise the parking fee came to $17 for about half an...  more »
  • Beautiful and traditional Chinese corner in the heart of Brisbane. Very nice to see during a trip to Brisbane.  more »

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