Here are the top 6 tourist attractions to see in Canberra:

1. Australian War Memorial

4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Canberra

Every country is proud of struggles through which they have gone to stand true to who they are as people. Australian War Memorial does exactly that in showcasing the rich history of the country. Located in the Australian capital Canberra, it is a national memorial that was established as a token of respect to all the soldiers of the Australian armed forces who sacrificed their lives for the country during World War I & II.

2. Parliament House

4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Canberra

To make you feel a part of the country, the Parliament House in Canberra is one of the few places which lets a visitor access the proceedings of the house. Talk about transparency!

3. National Gallery of Australia

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Canberra

For art lovers, this place is next to heaven. If you wish to, you can pay the extra $7 and get the headphones and recorded commentary to walk you across all the art pieces in the gallery.

4. Lake Burley Griffin

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Canberra

The masterful centrepiece of Canberra, the large and lovely Lake Burley Griffin is an ideal water playground. Cyclists and walkers are well catered for along the 40km shoreline, and nothing beats a picnic in its numerous parks and gardens.

5. National Museum of Australia

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Canberra

The Museum's stunning architecture provides an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. A fun space designed for you to have a good time with your family.æ

6. Old Bus Depot Market

4.2 /5

4 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Canberra

Just as quirky as the name sounds, this market is undoubtedly nothing like you have every visited. Spend your Sunday here enjoying Canberra in its fullest.

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FAQs on Canberra

What are the top sightseeing places in Canberra?

The top sightseeing places in Canberra are Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia, Lake Burley Griffin, National Museum of Australia, Old Bus Depot Market.

How can I commute within Canberra?

Your options to explore Canberra include public transport, taxi, self drive, hire a car or book a tour. You can travel from one side of the city to the other in just forty minutes. Canberra has an enviable network of cycle and walking paths. Make sure that you indulge in cycling around this city. You can also consider the Red Explorer Bus is Canberra's own hop-on, hop-off visiting Canberra's best attractions. Using ACTION Buses is a cost effective transport option for travel in and around Canberra. ACTION Buses use a MyWay smartcard prepaid ticketing system as well as accepting cash fares.
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