Canberra, Australia’s capital, is a city where culture, history, and nature converge, offering a plethora of activities for visitors. Here’s an expanded guide to the top things to do in Canberra:

  1. Australian War Memorial: A profound site that pays tribute to Australia’s military history. Australian War Memorial
  2. National Gallery of Australia: Home to a vast collection of Australian and international art. National Gallery of Australia
  3. Parliament House: The iconic center of Australian democracy. Parliament House
  4. Lake Burley Griffin: A stunning man-made lake ideal for leisure and scenic walks. Lake Burley Griffin
  5. National Zoo and Aquarium: Offers close encounters with a range of Australian and exotic wildlife. National Zoo and Aquarium
  6. Australian National Botanic Gardens: A showcase of Australia’s diverse flora. Australian National Botanic Gardens
  7. National Museum of Australia: Explores Australia’s rich social history and cultural heritage. National Museum of Australia
  8. Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve: A haven for wildlife spotting and nature walks. Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
  9. Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre: A fascinating and interactive experience for all ages. Questacon
  10. Canberra’s Wine Region: Explore the local vineyards and wineries. Canberra District Wine Region

For additional information and planning your visit to Canberra, check out VisitCanberra and Tourism Australia’s Canberra guide.

Old Parliament House with the New Parliament House in the background