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    Australia's architectural monuments rank high in top 10 landmarks in the South Pacific

    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

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    Sydney Harbour Bridge – Sydney by Dorman Long Engineers (UK) 

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    Shrine of Remembrance – Melbourne by Philip Hudson and James Wardrop (original) and ARM Architecture (additions)

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    Block Arcade – Melbourne by David C. Askew

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    Port Arthur Historic Site – Port Arthur (various)

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    Fremantle Prison – Fremantle


    Kings Park War Memorial – Perth by General Sir J. Talbot Hobbs

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    Australian Parliament House – Canberra by Romaldo Giurgola


    Queen Victoria Building (QVB) – Sydney by George McRae

    Images: Wikimedia Commons

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