Grand Designs: Walking Tour of City Hall and Roma Street Parkland
Learn the history, architecture and garden design of these two iconic Brisbane destinations in a winter walking tour of Brisbane City Hall and Roma Street Parklands.
Built between 1920 and 1930,Brisbane City Hall is seen as the heart of Brisbane and has been the backdrop to many cultural, social and civic events, which have expanded the community ethos Brisbane is centred around. City Hall is the civic seat of the city and is home to the Lord Mayor and Deputy Mayor. It also plays host to community and corporate events each day; accompanied by a professional guide, these tours provide a unique insight into City Hall, including the Clock Tour and the Museum Highlight tour. This specific tour also looks at Roma Street Parkland, which offers a distinctly different experience, with designer gardens and sprawling lawns that wind around 16 hectares of stunning parklands. Well known by garden and plant enthusiasts for its exceptional horticultural standards, it is also a popular visitor destination, housing free barbeques, playgrounds and a year-round calendar of events.