Places to see in Canberra, Australia

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If you are planning to visit Australia, you must include Canberra as one of the top tourist destinations that is frequented by people from all over the world. There are numerous places to see in Canberra and you will simply run short of time if you want to visit all the locations that are present in this city and the adjoining areas. In other words, Canberra has no dearth of locations for those who want to come and stay a few days in this city. There are places of national attractions, amazing locations for kids and families and lovely spots for couples. When you are in Canberra, you may begin your sightseeing by visiting the National Portrait Gallery that captures the cultural heartbeat of this city with four hundred images of people who significant contribution in Australian culture.

While exploring the places to see in Canberra and the places of national importance, it is hard to miss the National Museum of Australia and Australian War Memorial. While the museum showcases a collection of the art and craft of along with automobiles, the War Memorial has been built in the memory of all those people who have laid down their lives for the country and a museum containing the war artifacts and the chronology depicting the time during which these wars were fought.  Besides this, the National Gallery of Australia has a collection of world from different parts of the globe and not just Australia. Thus, there is an array of places to see in Canberra when it comes to culture and heritage.

The Parliament House is the center of political activities and the beautiful building is a place that is not to be missed when you are in Canberra. Similarly, Screen Sound Australia preserves a memoir of collections related to Australian film, radio and television. The tourists will have a wonderful time exploring the films, documents, artifacts along with costumes and props worn by the actors and there is free entry for all on weekdays and public holidays. Three is a long list of places to see in Canberra whether you visit the famous locations of sightseeing or explore the suburban locations while driving through the highway.

While arranging a trip to this city and exploring the places to see in Canberra, you must not forget to check out the best options of accommodation and the climate of this city for carrying appropriate clothing. While flying back to your country from Canberra, you will definitely have memories to cherish for the lifetime.

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Ricky Flintoff is a prominent and amateur writer, primarily focusing on providing Canberra Travel Guide for those planning to travel to Canberra. Here you can get relevant facts about top, Attractions, Accommodation in Canberra, weather, nightlife, things to do in Canberra and lots more.

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This article was published on 2013/09/11