Below is a list of the top and most visited Landmarks in Perth. To help you find the best landmarks located near you in Perth, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
This article is updated every 3-4 months.
Perth’s Best Landmarks:
Here are the top rated landmarks:
- Barracks Arch
- Old Mill
- Art Gallery of WA
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Barrach Arch is located at the top of St. George’s Terrace and purposedly built in 1866 to cater the Pensioner Guards and its families. It was designed by Architect Richard Roach Jewell who designed various buildings in Perth like Wesley Church, Perth Town Hall, and Government House. The Barrach Arch is a three-storey building that has 120 rooms which contains 2-room family apartments and one fireplace for each family. There were also gun rooms, firing range, wash area, and storage rooms. In 1866, the house was extended to cater an additional 21 families. As time progresses, the building was converted into government offices then later on demolished by the government in 1966.
Historical Building, Architectural Buildings,
“It’s good to see that the government leaves traces of the past. The past is important for understanding. Understanding is important in the present of every person; so that we may have an always brighter future.” – Valter Falcolini
Old Mill is one of the famous landmarks of Perth. It served as a mill production area in 1859 and was later used as a hotel, wine saloon, residence area, and poultry farm. In 1992, the City of Perth held the Old Mill’s custody and began its restoration and repairs. In 1973, it was recognized by the National Trust due to its historical and architectural significance in Western Australia.
Architectural Site, Aesthetic Appeal, Historical Site
Address: Melville Pl, South Perth WA 6151
Phone: (08) 9367 5788
“Worth a visit to appreciate the history and thanks to South Council to protect the history. A very small set up. 30 minutes is sufficient for viewing. Free entrance. Donation is appreciated. We took bus 35 from Perth bus station. The bus stop is only a very short 50 meters away from the Oil Mill entrance. “- Surjit Rai
Art Gallery of WA
Art Gallery of WA is located in Perth Cultural Centre. It operates from Wednesday to Monday every 10am to 5pm. The gallery showcase different art exhibits and events of various artists. Aside from this, it also has cafe, gallery shop, and hotel where you can eat, shop, and stay while enjoying your visit in the Art Gallery of WA.
Art Gallery & Collection, Guided Tours, Frank Express Cafe, AGWA Shop, Children’s Art Exhibits & Workshops
“I was so impressed I rang some of my friends when I got home to send them along. Loved the variety, incredible indigenous works, loved to see a lot from our own State, I have a granddaughter graduate art student coming home from Melbourne so I will share the experience with her next week. Good work.” -Janice Hunt
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