Australia is a country rich with history, culture and natural beauty. The country boasts some of the most beautiful places in the world and has been inhabited for over 40,000 years by Indigenous Australians. Today it’s home to over 24 million people who call this amazing continent home. Here are a few of Australia’s “must see” locations:
The Royal Exhibition Building
The Royal Exhibition Building is a museum and library located in Carlton Gardens, Melbourne. It was designed by Joseph Reed and opened in 1880. The building is an example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture, which means that its design was inspired by Gothic cathedrals like Notre Dame de Paris or York Minster Cathedral.
The Royal Exhibition Building has four main towers: one each for the Exhibition Halls (which were used for exhibitions), Library Hall (for books), Ballroom Tower (a dance hall) and Dome Tower (to make the building look more impressive).
Melbourne Cricket Ground
The home of the Australian cricket team, this stadium is also the largest in the world. It has hosted many international cricket matches and has been converted into a football venue for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. The MCG is located in South Melbourne and has an enormous capacity of 100,000 people.
It was established in 1854 as a park where people could play sports such as cricket, football and tennis. However, it wasn’t until 1868 when it became known as a sporting ground after being used by members of Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC). In 1880s MCC erected grandstands around three sides of its perimeter so that spectators could watch games from there while sitting down or standing behind railings above them if they wanted more comfortable seats but still didn’t want to pay anything extra than what they already had paid just by entering this area!
The Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia. It is one of the 20th century’s most famous and distinctive buildings. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, it was formally inaugurated on 20 October 1973 after a long gestation starting with an international design competition in 1957. The government of New South Wales (NSW) initiated the project in 1956 as a State Labor Party election commitment to build an opera house for Sydney if elected. Utzon won this competition based upon technical innovations within his design which allowed him to reduce both structural weight and material costs while maintaining its acoustic integrity as well as providing greater flexibility of use than traditional opera houses such as those in Europe at that time
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on Earth and is made up of over 3000 individual reefs. It’s also the largest reef system in the world, stretching for more than 2,300 kilometres off the coast of Queensland in Australia. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park covers an area of 348,000 square kilometres (134,400 square miles), making it larger than Italy!
It’s made up of over 900 islands, cays and reefs – including Lizard Island where scenes from Jurassic Park were filmed. In 1981 UNESCO declared this natural wonder a World Heritage Site because it contains so many different ecosystems within its boundaries: coral reefs; mangrove forests; seagrass beds; coastal wetlands; river estuaries..
Uluru is a large sandstone rock formation in the Northern Territory, Australia. It’s sacred to the indigenous Anangu people and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. Uluru is also known as Ayers Rock, named after British explorer William Edward Ayerst who first sighted it in 1873. Today, Uluru is one of Australia’s most popular tourist attractions and a major national park attracting over 400 thousand visitors annually
The Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge
The Twelve Apostles are a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park in Victoria, Australia. The Twelve Apostles are part of the Port Campbell National Park, which is located about 120 kilometres south-west of Melbourne and about 25 kilometres from the nearest town of Princetown.
The formation was created by erosion from wave action on their vertical sides over many years. The best time to see them is during low tide when you can walk around them or even climb some if you’re feeling adventurous!
Ayers Rock (Uluru) National Park
Uluru is the largest sandstone rock in the world. It’s also sacred to the indigenous Anangu people, who have lived on and around Uluru for over 10,000 years. This massive monolith is located in Northern Territory, Australia; it’s part of Ayers Rock National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
To visit Uluru you’ll need to book accommodation through local tour operators or directly with them (rather than through travel agents). You can also book day tours that include stops at other sites like Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Kings Canyon if you want some extra adventure while exploring this incredible region!
Mount Kosciuszko National Park, the highest mountain in Australia
Mount Kosciuszko is the highest mountain in Australia, located in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. It reaches 2228 metres above sea level and was named after a Polish explorer, Paul Edmund de Strzelecki.
Mount Kosciuszko National Park was established in 1967 to protect this beautiful part of Australia’s landscape from development and ensure its natural beauty remains intact for future generations to enjoy.
Australia is a beautiful and diverse country.
Australia is a beautiful and diverse country. It has many historic landmarks that can be visited, as well as plenty of museums and galleries to explore.
If you’re looking for someplace new to live, Australia might just be it! The country offers many opportunities for employment and education in exciting fields like science or art.
Australia is a beautiful and diverse country. There are so many places to visit, and you can choose from thousands of different experiences. Whether you want to explore mountains, deserts or beaches; Australia has something for everyone!