Canberra is the capital of Australia, designed in a competition in the early 1900's, there are many Canberra attractions, and places to visit in Canberra.
Canberra has many things to see and do, being the capital of Australia there are many museums, galleries and Canberra attractions to be explored. The National Gallery of Australia has the countries largest collection of Australian art.Historical buildings are a popular sightseeing activity with tours through old and new parliament house, the Australian War Memorial is a popular tourist destination and is one of the best rated war memorials in the world.
Telstra Tower has great views of Canberra being 195 metres tall and then being situated on top of a mountain it offers great birds eye views of Canberra, the tower has an exhibition with information on the history of communications in Australia.
The Australian Institute of Sport has tours and a museum where you can test your fitness level. If you are into space and astronomy the Deep Space Communications Complex has many displays to enjoy. Canberra has many museums and places to go that are very interesting and informative.
Or perhaps you would enjoy a burst of speed with go karting, or a nice relaxing ride in a hot air balloon over Canberra. For more Information on Canberra attractions and things to do when you reach Canberra have a look at Canberra eguide for Canberra Information.
Canberra is a few hours drive to the Snowy Mountains where you can hit up the slopes and do a bit of skiing or snowboarding in the winter time, the season is usually from around the end of June through to September. There are several bus companies that run daily services to the mountains from Canberra.
Cinemas can be found in several locations around the city and Canberra also has a casino and Canberra theatres host live performances, dramas and musicals. For more information click Canberra Entertainment.
Buses are available to move around Canberra as the city is rather spread out it can be quite far to walk to the tourist destinations.
There are a large variety of Canberra restaurants with many international cuisines available, for a list of restaurants and more information click Canberra restaurants to learn more.