Best Things to do in Highgate Hill
The charming inner southside suburb of Highgate Hill is sought after for its leafy historic streets, gracious Queenslanders, beautiful vistas, river frontage and proximity to West End and Brisbane CBD, Home to cool cafes and a bakery in old converted stores, funky little bars, gorgeous pocket parks and Brisbane's first highrise residential apartment, Highgate Hill is a great suburb to take a neighbourhood stroll and explore.
For the best things to do and places to eat, drink and stay in Highgate Hill, check out these top recommendations below.
Highgate Hill is home to some of Brisbane's landmark heritage buildings, including Torbreck, the first residential high-rise to be built in Brisbane (prospective buyers were flown in a helicopter over the site to get a glimpse of what their view would be like) and Toonarbin, which was built in the 1860s by early settler Captain O'Reilly. At the annual Brisbane Open House sometimes it is possible to visit these and other famous Highgate Hill residences.
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