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South Bank Parkland

South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
| +61 7 3156 6366
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Sunny Southbank Brisbane  Australia
Happy Birthday Buddha!  Brisbane  Australia
Sunny Southbank Brisbane  Australia
Happy Birthday Buddha!  Brisbane  Australia

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Sun - Sat 5am - 12am

Sunny Southbank

Ahh Southbank. Home to the ferris wheel of questionable importance, hordes of tourists, lively markets, the mouth watering Max Brenner ( is it ever not busy?!), the cheap as chips Southbank cineplex, the man made Streets Beach, more restaurants, bars & cafes than you can poke a stick at from cheap & cheerful to haute cuisine, playgrounds for the young at heart, the piazza, the annual host of Buddha's birthday celebrations and a beautiful stroll along the Brisbane River.

Often crowded ( although, "crowded" by Australian standards is really not that crowded at all) but always cheerful.

Note: Ignore the date in the bottom right hand corner. My camera malfunctioned and it seems I didn't reset the date. Oops!

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AFAR Local Expert
over 4 years ago

Happy Birthday Buddha!

Nowhere in Brisbane gets into the swing of celebrating Buddha's birthday quite like Southbank does. The next Buddha's Birthday celebration is May 6-13, 2013.
Southbank is home to many celebrations, the biggest, Brisbane's annual Riverfire - a night the city stops to enjoy spectacular fireworks over the Brisbane River. Southbank is a great vantage point, but be prepared for crowds!