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Australia’s Kanga Cup capital, Canberra, is a destination on the rise. From famed national attractions to foodie hotspots and spectacular natural surrounds – Canberra has something for everyone.
While Canberra may be the political hub of the nation, this young, modern capital city is the place to discover Australia’s stories through national attractions that hold and share the essence of Australia. The capital offers visitors a perfect blend of arts and culture, outdoor activities plus family friendly attractions, such as Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre, to both entertain and educate children.
See how Australia’s elite athletes train at the Australian Institute of Sport, marvel at the largest collection of Australian Indigenous art in the world at the National Gallery of Australia, visit one of the world’s great museums – the moving Australian War Memorial and discover the place where Australia’s stories live at the National Museum of Australia.
The city, with a population of 384,000 people, is designed around Lake Burley Griffin, a man-made lake popular with cyclists, walkers and joggers, and is an easy 2.5 hour drive to both the pristine South Coast of New South Wales and the scenic Snowy Mountains.
Canberra has a vibrant foodie scene, with popular dining and entertainment precincts located in the city centre, Braddon, Manuka, Kingston and Dickson. Braddon’s Lonsdale Street and the New Acton precincts are fast becoming hipster hot spots, with an eclectic mix of wine bars, restaurants, and cool coffee shops.
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