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The World

Delve into the illustrious past of ‘The town they called The World’ by visiting Goldtower’s very own monumental tribute, The World.

Along New Queen Road, nestled next to the Columbia Poppet Head you will find The World. Seven meters in height and boasting a four-meter diameter, anchored on a granite base intricately carved with tales of Charters Towers, The World is an awe-inspiring testament to the town’s rich history.

Unveiled as a commemorative gift marking 150 years since the declaration of the goldfields, this magnificent sculpture is a generous gift from Goldtower Central’s visionary owner, Paul McIver. The World beckons you to embark on a captivating journey through time.

The World

Become a citizen, of The World

Leave your mark on history by becoming a citizen of The World. Check-in by simply scanning the QR code located at the statue, where you’ll be bestowed with a unique citizen number—a testament to your connection with Charters Towers’ vibrant heritage. This immersive experience fosters a sense of belonging, allowing you to forge a personal link with the town’s golden legacy.

Check in at The World
The World

More than a mere monument, The World stands as a historical landmark, calling out to explorers and history enthusiasts alike. Easily accessible through the Goldtower Central Shopping precinct and the Columbia Gold Mine rest stop, it provides a journey into the past, seamlessly blending modern convenience with the allure of antiquity.

Embark on your expedition to The World and become part of Charters Towers’ rich tapestry of history!