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Famous Australian Monuments

Sydney Opera House, Uluru, The Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Shrine of Remembrance, Dinosaur Stampede National Monument, Port Arthur, Australian War Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney Tower, National Gallery of Victoria.

Home to some of the most popular structures in the world, the monuments in Australia are an exemplary example of great architecture and design. There are several objects you can view in these popular historic buildings including the statues, fountains, natural landmarks, and many others. With the aim to safeguard and preserve the existing Australian history, the monuments in Australia are managed by local community groups and the government.

Some of the most famous landmarks in Australia include the National Gallery of Australia, home to rare history of Australia, the Sydney Opera house, which is one of the most visited attractions in the world, and the Sydney Harbour bridge, which is a sight to witness when visiting Australia.Other popular structures to visit include the Sydney Tower, which offers sweeping views of the city of Sydney, while the Queen Victoria building introduces you to the historical era of the monarch of Australia. The monuments in Australia comprise several exhibitions, showcasing rare craftworks from internationally acclaimed artists, and you can also experience and take part in the several educational tours offered here. These popular structures are one of the best places in Australia to visit with your friends and family.

Here are some of the Famous Australian Monuments:

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Sydney Opera House

About: One of the greatest historical monuments in Australia, the Sydney Opera house is one of the most visited attractions in the world. This architectural engineering marvel is among the best UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and hosts several national and international cultural shows, performances and events. Some of the most famous art and culture organisations associated with the Sydney Opera house include Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney theatre Company, the Australian Ballet, and the Opera Australia.

Location: Sydney Opera House Store, Lower Concourse, Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay, Sydney

Opening hours
: 9am to 5pm everyday, closed on Christmas and Good Friday.

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Some of the most famous monuments in Australia are located in the Central Australian desert of Uluru, including the very famous Kata Tjuta National park. Right from walking trails to incredible scenery, there are a plethora of monuments here, of great historical significance and value. You can also experience watching an amazing sunset or sunrise through these monolith rocks, and can also explore the Ayers Rock Resort, wherein you can enjoy a relaxing lunch. 

: Ayers Rock Airport in Yulara is the nearest airport to Uluru, and is accessible by direct flight from Sydney. 

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The Sydney Harbour Bridge

Yet another amongst the famous historical monuments in Australia, the Sydney Harbour Bridge was built in 1932. This bridge interconnects the North Shore of Sydney with the CBD, and is an iconic attraction of the city. Known to be the tallest steel arch bridge across the world, the Sydney Harbour bridge measures about 1149 metres, and is popularly known as the Coast Hanger. Along with a pedestrian walkway, the bridge also houses a railway line. Moreover, you can enjoy 360 degree views of the Sydney city from a height of 134 metres from the southern half of the bridge. One of the best activities to do here is to explore the nearby attractions, which are a sight to behold as well.

: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney NSW, Australia

Opening hours
: Open 24 hours

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The Shrine of Remembrance

A landmark monument in Australia, the Shrine of Remembrance is the National war memorial of Victoria. Dedicated to and built for the veterans of World War 1 from Australia, this is among the largest of war memorials in Australia. Built in 1934, you can indulge in exploring the Galleries of Remembrance here, which houses about 800 artefacts and craftworks which narrate the history of Australia. 
Moreover, do not forget to visit the Stone of Remembrance, the Remembrance Garden, and the balcony on the upper side of the Shrine, which offers a beautiful view of Melbourne.

: Birdwood Ave, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia

Opening hours
: Open everyday from 10 am to 5 pm. 

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Dinosaur Stampede National Monument

The Dinosaur Stampede National monument is among the unique monuments in Australia which record the history of the stampede behaviour by dinosaurs. Home to more than 3300 fossilised dinosaur tracks, the monument has three different dinosaurs, including the Carnosaur, the Coelurosaurs and the Ornithopods. 

: Winton-Jundah Road, PO Box 408, Winton QLD 4735

Opening hours
: Monday to Saturday, 8:30 am to 5 pm

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Port Arthur

Included amongst the most significant monuments in Australia, Port Arthur was initially a convict settlement, serving between 1788 and 1868. This heritage site in Australia is an open air museum, and is a world heritage site. A stroll through this historical monument tells you the stories and histories of various convicts and wars which took place in the 18th century. Do not forget to indulge in the panoramic views of the Tasman peninsula from Port Arthur, which is a top attraction to see here. 

Location:Tasman Peninsula, southeast of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 

Opening hours:
Grounds and Gardens: From 9 am to dusk
Houses and buildings: From 10 am to 5 pm
Christmas Day: 9 am to 3 pm

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Australian War Memorial

Included in the list of famous historical monuments in Australia, here you get to indulge in the history of Australian wars and other world conflicts. Here, you can find an amazing shrine, world class museum, and an archive filled with numerous antiques. This museum is a soul place as it holds too much historical importance, along with showcasing beautiful architecture. The galleries over here, showcase stories of people who served in the Australian military, along with their sacrifices and warlike operations. 

Location: Treloar Crescent Campbell ACT 2612, Australia 

Opening hours: 10 am to 5 pm daily

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Queen Victoria Building

One of the most popular monuments in Australia, the Queen Victoria Building is an architectural marvel in itself, and is extremely significant historically. With over 180 fashion boutiques, you can indulge in strolling around the many jewellery shops, cafes and restaurants here. Built in 1890, the initial plan of this building was designed to be a cathedral. One of the top attractions here is the Central Dome, which is adorned with exemplary architecture. 

: 455, George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

Opening hours

Thursday: 9 am to 9 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 4 pm

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Sydney Tower

Open to the public in 1981, the Sydney Tower is one of the most well-known monuments in Australia, and is ranked among the safest structures in the world. Offering spectacular views of the city of Sydney from the skywalk observation deck, this tower also offers some of the best fine-dining facilities when visiting with family and friends.

: 108 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000

Opening hours
: The Sydney Tower is open everyday from 11 am to 8 pm.

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National Gallery of Victoria

Founded in the late 18th century, the National Gallery of Victoria is one of the most significant monuments in Australia, housing a collection of over 70,000 artworks. Portraying the rich history of Australia, you get to explore the exquisite International Collection of art, and some special exhibitions, which are held temporarily here. 

: 108 St Kilda road, Melbourne

Opening hours
: The National Gallery of Victoria is open daily from 9 am to 10 pm.

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People Also Ask About Australia

  1. What are the Most Famous Monuments in Australia?

    Sydney Opera House
    Located in Bennelong point in Sydney, the Sydney Opera House is one of the most popular historical monuments in Australia, with exemplary architecture and design. It is also widely recognised as a popular UNESCO World Heritage site. 

    The oldest and the most significant historical monuments in Australia, Uluru was founded around 550 million years ago. Explore this scenic sandstone monolith, and learn about the history of aboriginal history, and take a tour of this off-beat location in Australia. 

    The Sydney Harbour Bridge 
    Constructed in 1932, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a picturesque monument in Australia, connecting the North Shore of Sydney to the CBD. Popularly known as coat hanger due to its shape, this bridge is the sixth-longest arch bridge in the world. 

    The Shrine of Remembrance
    Situated in the National War Memorial of Victoria, the Shrine of Remembrance is among the unique monuments in Australia, and is dedicated to all the veterans of the Victorian service involved in World War one. This monument is also known for its exemplary architecture, depicting the ancient Greek Pantheon. 
  2. Are there any ancient structures in Australia?

    .There are several ancient structures and monuments in Australia, including the Cape Leeuwin site, dating back to about 33,000 years. You can also view the bone points at the Devil’s Lair, which dates back to 22,000 years. Other popular ancient structures include the Uluru site, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Australian War memorials.
  3. What is the oldest landmark in Australia?

    The oldest among the monuments in Australia includes the Elizabeth Farm, which was constructed in the year 1793, by John Marcarthur. This is a picturesque sight to view, since the architecture here is marvellous. 
  4. What is Australia best known for?

    Known for several natural wonders and some exquisite and extravagant man-made reserves, Australia is popular owing to its several varied experiences to cherish here. Right from cuddling with the koalas, to exploring the vineyards, Australia has got something for everyone.
  5. What is the most historic monument in Australia?

    Some of the most historical monuments in Australia include the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour bridge, the Elizabeth farm, among the others. 
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