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4 Bizarre Facts About Brisbane

Heading to Brisbane? This city in Queensland, Australia is full of surprises!

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WWII

During the Second World War, Brisbane’s submarine port was the busiest in the world!
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During the Second World War, Brisbane’s submarine port was the busiest in the world!

Movie Fame

The China Town in Fortitude Valley featured in martial arts movie legend, Jackie Chan’s, Hong Kong film called Jackie Chan’s First Strike in 1996!
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The China Town in Fortitude Valley featured in martial arts movie legend, Jackie Chan’s, Hong Kong film called Jackie Chan’s First Strike in 1996!

Mian-jin

This was once how Brisbane was known in the language of the native Aboriginal people, and it roughly translates to "place shaped like a spike".
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This was once how Brisbane was known in the language of the native Aboriginal people, and it roughly translates to "place shaped like a spike".

Queen Street

Did you know that Queen Street in Brisbane, which is now a shopping mecca, was previously the home of around a thousand convicts? If you like shopping, there are many hotels and apartments in the city like Oaks Woolloongabba and similar others that you can stay at.
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Did you know that Queen Street in Brisbane, which is now a shopping mecca, was previously the home of around a thousand convicts? If you like shopping, there are many hotels and apartments in the city like Oaks Woolloongabba and similar others that you can stay at.

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