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Best Places to Buy Goodies in Brisbane -Get ready, get set, get shopping!

The most populous city of Australia's state of Queensland has much to offer, especially if you'd like to embark on a shopping spree like no other. Brisbane has your shopping needs covered.

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Queen Street Mall

Queen Street Mall

Located in the central business district and close to many a hotel in Brisbane City such as the Oaks Festival Towers, this will probably be the shopping locale closest to you if you're an international visitor. This massive mall receives more than twenty-six million visitors annually, and boasts more than seven hundred retail outlets spread out over a surface area of forty thousand square meters. The mall is so big that there are more than eight shopping centres located within it.

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Westfield Garden City

Westfield Garden City

Commonly referred to as 'Garden City', this is one of the most notable urban malls in Brisbane. The large shopping centre opened in 1971 was initially owned by the David Jones store company. Presently it belongs to Westfield, and boasts 440 outlets encompassing restaurants, specialty stores, cafes and a variety of food vendors. With an incredible array of retail outlets and culinary quests to choose from, this mall is a shopper's paradise as well as a food-lover's heaven.

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QueensPlaza

QueensPlaza

If you'd like to do some serious upmarket shopping, then QueensPlaza is the place for you. The plaza was established quite recently in 2005, and contains some of the most elite stores known to man, including outlets from prestigious brands such as Louis Vuitton and Chanel. Due to the luxurious nature of the plaza, it plays host to various fashion events every year, including the extravagant Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival. The mall is so big that there are entrances located on three different streets.

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Davies Park Market

Davies Park Market

If you'd like a change of pace, there are many farmer's markets in Brisbane that are definitely worth a visit. The Davies Park Market is one of the biggest, featuring a whole wealth of locally manufactured goods and produce. In addition to fresh varieties of cheese, meat and vegetables, you can also find a variety of home-made crafts and handiworks. Take a visit to this place to enjoy a slice of Brisbane's culture since the concept of a farmer's market is not present throughout the entire world and can be a very fascinating experience if you're an international visitor.

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Edward Street

Edward Street

This is one of the most iconic attractions of Brisbane. This one-way street contains an extensive range of shopping outlets and is considered the home of Brisbane's luxury and fashion brands. Burberry, Tag Heuer, Ralph Lauren and Louis Vuitton all have along this prestigious shopping district. In addition to well-known brands, you will find infinitely more elite and super-luxury brands such as Australia's famous jewellery maker, Canturi. Incredibly this one stretch of street contains the entrances to many notable malls in Brisbane's central business district, including QueensPlaza, Wintergarden, and Rowes Arcade. Last but not least, Edward Street contains a large slice of Brisbane history since more than fifteen heritage-listed landmarks are locate here, ranging from Naval Offices to historical hotels such as People's Palace.

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