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1 Anzac Parade Walk
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Rank: 1 About 52

Anzac Parade is the national capital of the major Ceremonial Avenue. It is named on the honor of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corporation. This parade is dedicated to many soldiers who lost their lives in the...

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Address: Anzac Park W, Reid ACT 2612, Australia
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 Australian National Botanic Gardens
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Rank: 2 About 52

The Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) is located in Canberra and are administered by the Australian Government's Department of the Environment. The  gardens are a collection of native Australian flora and promote these. The garden...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Clunies Ross Street, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia‎
Type: Parks and gardens


3 Cockington Green
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Rank: 3 About 52

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Reviewed by: Darshadana
Type: Parks and gardens


4 National Gallery of Australia
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Rank: 5 About 52

The National Gallery of Australia, located at Parkes Place is a gallery that houses permanent and visiting exhibitions that cover a wide spectrum of Australian and other countries' art. La Bobine, a red and black...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Parkes Place, Parkes
Type: Museums


5 Australian War Memorial
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Rank: 6 About 52

The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial dedicated to the members of its armed forces who have gave up their lives in the wars of the Commonwealth of Australia. The Memorial is located in Australia's capital, Canberra. It is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Campbell ACT 2612, Australia
Type: Museums


6 Lake Burley Griffin - Sports and Leisure Time
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Rank: 7 About 52

With the damming of the Molonglo River, Lake Burley Griffin was created in 1963 to complement and provide a reliable water source to the city of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Today, the centrally-located...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: Lake Burley Griffin
Type: Nature and sport


7 Budget Night
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Rank: 8 About 52

A city with over 350,000 residents, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory features many restaurants, bars and pubs that should be doable on any budget. In fact, travelers are constantly delighted at the wide array of cheap eats that one of the 30...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Nightlife


8 Glamour Night
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Rank: 9 About 52

With plenty of upscale restaurants, bars and clubs, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory isn’t short on the glitz and glamour. If you’re looking for a glamour night out on the city, be sure to hit up high-end locales...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Nightlife


9 Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
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Rank: 10 About 52

Even though the Old Parliament House in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory hasn’t been used by the government in over 20 years, it’s still a popular sightseeing destination, as its building now houses the Museum of Australian...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: 18 King George Terrace
Type: Museums


10 A Very Green City
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Rank: 11 About 52

Observers of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory’s environmental-conscious movement have said that it has the potential to be a very green city. Many believe that the city of 350,000 people is big enough to make a difference and its...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Parks and gardens


11 National Film & Sound Archive
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Rank: 12 About 52

Home to Australia’s largest compendium of video and audio, the National Film and Sound Archive in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory serves to immortalize Australia’s finest output in both film and...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: McCoy Circuit
Type: Museums


12 Old Parliament House
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Rank: 13 About 52

The Old Parliament house of Australia is one of the most beautiful buildings in Canberra. It is situated between King Georges Tce and Lake Burley Griffin. The governor used to stay in Old Parliament House so it was built...

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Address: King George Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia‎ - (02) 6271 4536‎
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Museum and Gallery
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Rank: 16 About 52

Located in the center of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, the Canberra Museum and Gallery is in tune to the beat of the city’s drum. Chronicling Canberra’s history through pictures, relics paintings, sculptures and other artwork,...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: Civic Square, London Circuit
Type: Museums


14 National Dinosaur Museum
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Rank: 17 About 52

The largest display of prehistoric relics in the entire southern hemisphere, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory’s National Dinosaur Museum is a boasts a beast of a fossil collection. With exhibits that highlight the...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Museums


15 Dickson Centre
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Rank: 18 About 52

Located in the northern suburb of Dickson, the Dickson Centre near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory is one of the area’s most popular shopping and business districts. Home to dozens of retailers, restaurants, office...

Reviewed by: Alex
Type: Stores and shopping malls


16 Manuka Plaza
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Rank: 19 About 52

Located on the corner of Franklin Street and Flinders Way, the Manuka Plaza in South Canberra is one of the most notable shopping centres in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. The mixed-use property includes a 24-hour...

Reviewed by: Alex
Address: Flinders Way
Type: Stores and shopping malls


17 Politica Canberra
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Rank: 20 About 52

Not too many people would gest that Canberra is the capital of Australia, many would guess Sidney or Melbourne. Despite its more famous neighbours, Canberra is home to Australia's political...

Reviewed by: Sami
Type: Sightseeing


18 Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
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Rank: 21 About 52

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is a popular tourist spot that gives a glance into the unique wildlife of Australia. One can explore the place by walking through the trails and witness animals in their...

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address: RMB 141 Tidbinbilla Canberra
Type: Nature and sport


19 Centre
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Rank: 22 About 52

Centre is a shopping center situated in Civic, Canberra. Opened in 1963, the shopping place was named first as the Monarco Mall. It underwent around 220 million US dollar redevelopment...

Reviewed by: Angha
Address: 148 Bunda St., Canberra City ACT, Australia
Type: Stores and shopping malls


20 Floriade
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Rank: 23 About 52

Floriade is a flower and entertainment festival which is held in annual basis in the Commonwealth Park in Canberra. It comprises of extensive displays of flowering bulbs having integrated sculptures and...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Canberra ACT, Australia
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


21 National Zoo
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Rank: 25 About 52

The National Zoo & Aquarium (NZA) in Canberra is the only combined aquarium and zoo that provides a thrilling experience to all visitors. Spread over 25 acres of land, the zoo is famous for its exotic animals and the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 999 Lady Denman Drive
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


22 Portrait Gallery
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Rank: 26 About 52

One of the relatively new tourist attractions of Canberra, the National Portrait Gallery displays a beautiful collection of portraits of the famous and prominent Australians who have made some important...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Art galleries


23 Moosehead
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Rank: 27 About 52

Moosehead is a very popular and the longest running bar and night club in Canberra. It was established in the year 1990. Moosehead is located in Sidney on the London Circuit in the Central...

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Address: 105 London Cct , Canberra City ACT 2601, Australia
Type: Nightlife


24 Royal Australian Mint
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Rank: 28 About 52

The Royal Australian Mint is one of the small museums in Canberra. It was established in 1965 to produce Australia’s coinage. This museum is located on the Denison Street in the Deakin district. In this...

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Address: Denison St, Deakin ACT 2600, Australia‎ - 1300 652 020‎
Type: Other attractions


25 Royal Golf Club
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Rank: 29 About 52

The Royal Golf Club of Canberra has been in existence since 1926. The history of this Golf Club has been long and it has eventually emerged as one of the most pre-eminent inland golf clubs of the...

Reviewed by: Harsh
Type: Nature and sport

Attractions close to Canberra


Queanbeyan Printing museum - 6.5 mi
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Queanbeyan Printing museum takes you to the journey of past, rather to the age of 1860 when the letter printing business was at its peak. There are 12 main sections in this museum that includes hand set type, hot metal production, a model 14...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 20 Farrer Place, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Distance: 10.4
City: Queanbeyan

Type: Museums + Share

Neighbouring places: Canberra


Ainslie - 3.4 mi

Ainslie can be described as one of the leafy suburbs in Canberra’s Inner North, Australia. It’s bordered by Majura Ave and Limestone Ave on the western side, Mount Ainslie on the eastern side, Hackett on the northern side, and...

Distance: 5.5
City: Ainslie

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