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Things to see and do in Canberra

December 29th, 2009

Things to visit in Canberra definitely include the new and old parliament houses. The parliament houses are Canberra's major drawcard and every day a lot of tourists come here to read about the history and foundation of Australia.

Other things to do and see include:

1 Australian War Memorial

Canberra´s Parliament HouseCanberra´s Parliament House

2 High Court of Australia

3 Royal Australian Mint

4 Australian National Gallery

5 The National Science and Technology Centre

6 National Zoo and Acquarium

7 The Dinosaur Museum

8 Australian Reptile Centre Canberra

9 Australian National Botanic Gardens

10 Canberra Museum and Gallery

11 National Film and Sound Archives

For less cultural fun Canberra has a great nighlife scene, cinema's, a casino and for shopping you'll have your pick at Belconnen Mall, Woden Plaza, Tuggeranong Hyperdome or the Canberra Centre.

Something you shouldn't miss: The Old Bus Depot Markets. These markets are literally held in Canberra's old bus depot and here you will find anything you need from souvenirs and gifts to sweets, fresh fruits, tapas, art work and clothes.

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  • Stairs up the Parliament House Stairs up the Parliament House
  • The Old Bus Depot in Canberra The Old Bus Depot in Canberra
  • The Old and New Parliament House The Old and New Parliament House
  • At the Old Bus Depot Market in Canberra At the Old Bus Depot Market in Canberra
  • Queen Elizabeth in Canberra Queen Elizabeth in Canberra
  • Great Markets in Canberra Great Markets in Canberra
  • At the Parliament House´s roof top At the Parliament House´s roof top
  • Old Bus Depot Markets in Canberra Old Bus Depot Markets in Canberra
  • Australian War Memorial Australian War Memorial
  • Souvenir shopping in Canberra Souvenir shopping in Canberra
  • Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australian War Memorial, Canberra
  • At the market in Canberra At the market in Canberra
  • Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra
  • Cook´s Globe in Canberra Cook´s Globe in Canberra
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