A heap of tourist attractions are in this area. Some of the top things to see are the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia. A couple more attractions to make time for are the National Museum of Australia and the National Zoo and Aquarium. Nearby areas, such as Braddon and City Centre are also worth a day trip if you want to find out the different aspects of this great city.
If you find yourself in central Canberra, you should definitely see Old Parliament House and the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
You don't need to be an art history buff to find enjoyment in the artworks at the Canberra Museum and Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery.
Seeking something a bit more informative? Go to the Questacon, the Museum of Australian Democracy, the National Film & Sound Archive and Canberra Railway Museum.
Plan a few hours at the Royal Canberra Golf Club and the Federal Golf Club. Book a tee time for your four ball, have your own "duel in the sun" with a pal or just get some fresh air and practice by yourself.
If you're visiting with the whole gang, there is plenty of child-friendly activities in the area. The National Library of Australia, the Royal Australian Mint and the Canberra Merry-Go-Round are recommended spots to spend the afternoon.
Need a breath of fresh air? Get outdoors and relish in all of the wonder Mother Nature has to offer. If you get yourself a beautiful day, you might like to head to the Mount Ainslie, Dalhousie Mound Springs, Arkaroo Rock and Jerrabomberra Wetland.
Feel the sun rays on your face and wander through the manicured gardens at the City Hill, Glebe Park, King's Park and Commonwealth Park.
If you love a bit of retail therapy, be sure to drop into Canberra Centre, Kingston Shopping Centre, Manuka Shopping Centre and Kingston Mall.
Travel back through the mists of time and discover the area's days of old at some of its fascinating historical sites. The Albert Hall, High Court of Australia, the Australian-American War Memorial and the National Carillon are great places to stroll around and let your imagination tell you tales from long ago.
See some spiritual places, such as the Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, Canberra Baptist Church, the Canberra Mosque and Wattle Park Uniting Church. Enjoy the atmosphere and gain a better understanding of the religious history of the region.
Grab some seats at the Manuka Oval and hear the fans as they back the ACT Comets, the GWS Giants and the Eastlake FC. One of the most highly regarded cricket teams at the moment are the ACT Comets. Catch a match and dress in blue and yellow.
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