Cairns Sailors and Soldiers Memorial, Cairns

Cairns Sailors and Soldiers Memorial, Cairns

Cairns Sailors and Soldiers Memorial is a statue of an infantry soldier standing on a high clock tower, and looking out to sea. The monument is 41 feet high and it once served as a clock tower. Until 1972, it was located at the intersection of Abbott and Shields Streets. Today, it can be found on the Esplanade, but with the clock missing. The clock dials have been painted to show the time as 4:28 am, the time when ANZAC troops landed at Gallipoli. The names of the locals fallen in World War I are listed on a marble plaque.

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Sight Name: Cairns Sailors and Soldiers Memorial
Sight Location: Cairns, Australia (See walking tours in Cairns)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Cairns, Australia

Create Your Own Walk in Cairns

Create Your Own Walk in Cairns

Creating your own self-guided walk in Cairns is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Churches

Historical Churches

Cairns, the tropical city of Australia, has many places of worship. The local churches are known for their frequent services and varied denominations. If you have a special interest in religions, Cairns would be the right place to visit. Take this walking tour and explore your inner spiritual world.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 Km or 4 Miles
Cairns Introduction Walking Tour

Cairns Introduction Walking Tour

Surrounded by World Heritage Rainforests and with the Great Barrier Reef in the proximity, the tropical city of Cairns has a lot of treasures to offer; beautiful gardens and war memorials are just a couple. Cairns has a varied history and it's really popular amongst tourists due to its favorable climate. Take this walk to explore the most popular tourist attractions in Cairns.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles