Cairns is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Cairns one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Cairns is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Cairns or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Cairns. Explore the historical monuments of Cairns with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Cairns guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Cairns page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Cairns landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Cairns.
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1671 Japoon Vale Road, Mena Creek QLD 4871, Australia
09:00 am - 07:30 pm
It is a popular tourist castle located near Mena Creek Falls, 120 kilometers south of Cairns. It was built by Jose Paronella in 1930. His dream was to build a castle between the woods and thus, he decided to build this place. The castle is surrounded by picnic areas near the falls, tennis court, bridges and a tunnel, adorned by beautiful dense tropical rainforest.
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City Place, Shields and Abbott Street, CBD, Cairns, QLD 4870
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Not only is the Cairns Regional Gallery a prime destination for all things art, the building it’s housed is a historic landmark. Home to some of the exquisite historical and contemporary art from artists home and away, the Gallery has a majority of its exhibits from the Far North of Queensland. The building, a government building in its glory...
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Suite 101, 27-29 Wharf St, Cairns, QLD, 4870, Australia
Considered to be the oldest rainforest of the world, the Daintree Rainforest is Australia’s pride and joy. Located a little outside of Cairns, the Daintree Rainforest is in the top favourite tourist attractions. Listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Daintree is a protected rainforest and there are tours that take to a part of the rainfore...
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46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Recycled items are better put to better use than the parent materials they were made of. The Tank Arts Centre is the best testament of this statement. Three World War II oil storage tankers were put to creative use and renamed the Tank Arts Centre. Two of the main functionalities of the Arts Centre, to serve as creative hub and engage the local com...