List of Perth landmarks

Landmarks in Perth comprise man-made structures, or natural features that command the horizon physically, or the cultural landscape, usually by historical or political significance.

CBD

  • Barracks Arch – At the west end of St Georges Terrace, symbolic historically due to the position between Parliament House and St Georges Terrace. It was the last remaining part of a large government building that was removed for the construction of the freeway just west of the Arch.
  • BankWest Tower – Features on the horizon when viewing Perth from distance, amongst a cluster of buildings that exist within the CBD.
  • Central Park Tower – The tallest skyscraper in Perth.
  • Council House – restored high modernist skyscraper set in the Stirling Gardens
  • Elizabeth Quay
  • Kings Park – A surviving piece of bushland adjacent to the city, with statues and war memorials.
  • Narrows Bridge – a major traffic bridge crossing the Swan River
  • Perth Arena – Entertainment and sporting arena.
  • Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, located in the CBD
  • Perth Mint – Australia's oldest operating mint, established in 1899 to mint gold sovereigns for the British Empire
  • Perth Town Hall – The only convict-built town hall in Australia, built between 1868 and 1870.
  • Perth Water – A much reduced corner of the Swan River with land infill on both north and south shores over the duration of a hundred years
  • Swan Bells – At the foot of Barrack Street, this very recent construction contains significant historic bells.
  • Western Australian Museum
  • Yagan Square

Fremantle

Metropolitan area

  • Burswood Entertainment Complex – on the top of what was originally a swampy dump, a complex of international standard hotel, casino and other facilities
  • Houghton Winery – historic Swan Valley winery established in 1836
  • Lake Monger – a wetland area 5 km north of the city popular for bird watching
  • Lincoln Street Vent – a ventilation shaft in Highgate
  • Mount Henry Peninsula – Peninsula on the edge of Canning river near Mount Henry Bridge
  • The Old Mill – Built in 1835, this is Perth's best-known historic landmark
  • Perth Zoo in South Perth surrounded by expensive real estate this sanctuary for exotic and native wildlife has been re-invented a number of times since it was founded
  • Rottnest Island – A holiday island 18 km from Fremantle

See also

References

  1. "Tallest buildings in Fremantle". Emporis. Retrieved 2018-02-26.
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