Nepalese Pagoda, Brisbane
The Nepal Peace Pagoda in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is located at the transformed Brisbane World Expo '88 site, South Bank Parklands. It is one of the most significant heritage items in Brisbane from the hosting of the Expo. It is the only international exhibit remaining on the site.Plan to see Nepalese Pagoda and other attractions that appeal to you using our Brisbane road trip tool .
In 1986, the United Nations International Year of Peace, the Kingdom of Nepal agreed to participate in World Expo '88, and the Association to Preserve Asian Culture was commissioned to create, operate for the Expo, and find a new home for the Pagoda at the Expo's conclusion.
The Peace Pagoda was built by German architect Jochen Reier on behalf of the Kingdom of Nepal. Immediately, 80 tonnes of indigenous Nepalese timber were sourced from the Terai jungle forest of Nepal, carted across to the capital Kathmandu where 160 Nepalese families worked for two years at crafting its diverse elements. These were then shipped to Australia in two 40-foot containers and one 20-foot container, where they were assembled at the Expo site by a handful of Australian workers under Nepalese supervision. The final assembly for World Expo 88 Expo 88 Brisbane only took a few days.
Three-levelled, with a beautiful tea house on the second level, and one of the only hand-crafted pavilions, the Pagoda quickly became one of the most visited and photographed pavilions at the Expo. Towards the end of the Expo, a group of persons called Friends of the Pagoda established a petition to keep the Pagoda in Brisbane after the conclusion of the Expo, with some 70,000 signatories.
Nepalese Pagoda Reviews
Nepalska świątynia pokoju oryginalnie wystawiona na EXPO 88. Bardzo ciekawa architektonicznie. Polecam. more »Nepalese Temple room originally issued at EXPO 88. Very interesting architecturally. Recommend.
De pagoda is mooi, met prachtig houtsnijwerk. Ook de omgeving is mooi aangelegd waardoor de pagoda goed tot zijn recht komt. Even een rustpuntje in de grote stad. more »The pagoda is nice, with beautiful carvings. Also the area is nicely laid out whereby the pagoda well. As a resting spot in the big city.
Cool temple resembling arts and crafts along with the culture of Typical Nepal. Recommended ppace nit only for Nepalese but also for the lovers of arts and crafts and Culture enthusiastics.
The amazing thing with here is how tranquil and peaceful it is while being in the middle of everything even when there are people passing thru, most times the stillness subtlety takes them as well and they take to the mood of the place as well
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