Canberra is the beautiful urban center
of the Australian Capital Territory or ACT. With an area of
814.2 sq. km, the city is home to approximately 347,000
Strategically located near the Brindabella Ranges,
or the Brendy Bear Ranges along the east coast, it serves as
a great starting point to explore and discover the abundant
treasures of Australia’s surrounding regions.
Canberra houses lots of tourist
attractions such as breathtaking coastlines, historic
townships, natural beauties and wonders, and of course, the
world-renowned Snowy Mountains.
For those both lovers of history and the arts, they would
find Canberra Museum and Gallery a haven for local arts and
A number of historic homes such as the Blundells’
Cottage, the Mugga-Mugga, and the Lanyon and Tuggeranong
Homesteads can also be found in Canberra.
These peculiar old
homes showcase the way of life of the European settlers of
the olden times. Local people and tourists
alike never tire of admiring these elegant homes of
the early years of Canberra, Australia.
of nature’s beauties and wonders, they can go to the
Australian Botanic Gardens, which can be found on
Canberra’s historic sites include a number of institutions
and national monuments like the National Gallery of
Australia, the National Library of Australia,
War Memorial, the National Portrait Gallery, the National
Museum of Australia and the National Archives of Australia.
Three of its most famous Commonwealth buildings are the High
Court, the Parliament House and the Royal Australian Mint.
These highly revered government edifices and some others are
open for public viewing, so tourist can satiate their hunger
for history and nostalgic experience.
The mountain itself is already a beautiful wonder, a bushland
abundant in native wildlife. You can also find here the
interesting Black Mountain Tower, also known as Telstra
Tower, which is a famous landmark in the city.
It is a telecommunication tower that
also serves people to enjoy panoramic views of Canberra and
the neighboring countryside.
ingredients of being a city, Canberra is also home to many
amusement scenes such as music bars, theaters,
for concerts and other major entertainment productions.
long list of huge venues includes, The Albert Hall, The
The Playhouse, The Canberra Theater and The
The city is packed with bars and nightclubs,
especially along Dickson and Kingston streets.
entertainment-packed city is also the home of the
Australia’s famous hip-hop duo—Koolism.