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Piece of history

The (wooden) bridge was been built in 1865 to connect North and south bank after an increase of... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Erwin H
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Antwerp, Belgium
An insight into Brisbane's History

The Victoria Bridge Abutment was renovated recently and perfectly captures both the history of... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
Ashley A
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Jul 12, 2018
“Piece of history”
Feb 5, 2018
“History kept intact for the future of all to learn from”
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

The (wooden) bridge was been built in 1865 to connect North and south bank after an increase of population. In 1867 the bridge collapsed due to a woodworm infestation. The bridge is been rebuild in 1874 (iron structure). In 1969 bridge was been demolished. After...More

Thank Erwin H
Reviewed February 5, 2018

This was on the south Bank next to the sidewalk. They had lots of signage to explain of the history of the Abutment which was interesting. It also had a great view point for taking pictures of the downtown City. Be sure to check it...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Next to the New Victoria Bridge and accessible directly from the sidewalk. History detailed next to the attraction. 2117

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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

This turned out to be somewhat of a mystery. It is nice to see the way that the stone structure is part of the foundation for the bridge

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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

The Victoria Bridge Abutment was renovated recently and perfectly captures both the history of Brisbane as also that of The Victoria Bridge. It is easily accessible to pedestrians walking across Victoria Bridge and is on The Southbank of the Brisbane River.

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Reviewed March 2, 2017

Old part of Brisbane that is interesting if you are passing by not really worth a special trip to see it But

Thank Michael S
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

The abutment marks the spot of the historical Victoria Bridge. It is on the Southlands side of the river. There are signs that tell the history of the bridge. The bridge is not bad to walk across on your way to the Queensland Museum from...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

So glad they have opened up the abutment to visitors. It's a wonderful part of 'old' Brisbane. There are photos from years ago and also the old tram lines that were uncovered. Definitely worth a visit for visitors and locals.

Thank Janice C
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Opened in 2015, a walkway now joins the Victoria Bridge to the Abutment. There are signs about the bridges that have been in this location and a memorial to Hector Vasyli. Worth a read of a few minutes when walking between South Brisbane and Brisbane...More

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