The Australian War Memorial in Canberra by architects Emil Sodersteen and John Crust has been named the number one landmark by tourists in Australia and the South Pacific.
The Australian War Memorial pipped Jørn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House for the title in Trip Advisor's Travellers' Choice Awards, chosen by online reviews from tourists over the course of the year.
The Memorial and the Opera House were also the only Australian landmarks ranked in the Top 25 Landmarks – World, placing 23rd and 24th respectively.
AUSTRALIA'S TOP 10 LANDMARKS
Australian War Memorial – Australian Capital Territory by Emil Sodersteen and John Crust
Sydney Opera House – Sydney by Jørn Utzon
Sydney Harbour Bridge – Sydney by Dorman Long Engineers (UK)
Shrine of Remembrance – Melbourne by Philip Hudson and James Wardrop (original) and ARM Architecture (additions)
Block Arcade – Melbourne by David C. Askew
Port Arthur Historic Site – Port Arthur (various)
Fremantle Prison – Fremantle
Kings Park War Memorial – Perth by General Sir J. Talbot Hobbs
Australian Parliament House – Canberra by Romaldo Giurgola
Queen Victoria Building (QVB) – Sydney by George McRae
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