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#1 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Beautiful spot to stop and take in the views of Canberra, lookout lines up perfectly with the War Memorial and Parliament House , very nice spot to chill out and relax.
The elevation really helped me get my bearings about the layout of the city and its landmarks on this, my first visit from the U.S. If you're like me (a Rocky a mountain resident) and love high places, you'll love...
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#2 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Enjoy the hustle and bustle of parliamentary life, the beautiful views to the Australian War Memorial, check out the rooftop & the huge Australian flag, see the Magna Carta, and just generally revel in this great...
The roof is well worth taking the lift to as the view from the top is amazing.The cafe serves great snacks and good coffee and the Post Office is a great place to post a postcard from as they have special stamps a...
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#3 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
what an amazing place, the history and visual sights are absolutely wonderful..... weather you collect coins or just visit to see the robot..... have a coffee, stamp your own special coin, enjoy an historical piec...
the viewing platform takes you into the mint so that you can view the presses and if visiting on a weekday you may also see the design team on site.
#4 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
... worth a look - interesting bookshop and great cafe - a nice spot to spend an hour or 2 for some great exhibitions and refreshments before travelling on to another museum or site in the Parliamentary Triangle.
I had pre-ordered a book to view in the Special Reading Room and l have to say that it was ready and presented with great care by the professional, efficient and helpful staff.
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#5 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Loved the brutalist architecture and views over the lake.
Bookings open a month before and there is an annual program on the site.
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#6 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
One of the sites along the memorial walk.
The Truffle Farm Canberra
#7 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Found a small funky looking glorified ‘food van’ next to the Truffle Farm, a rural location with beautiful views.
#8 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Once you get there, take the opportunity to gaze at the brilliant view over the lake, take in the swans, ducks and anything else floating on the lake, and meditate along with the chimes.
must do anytime you can.... take a picnic rug and lunch.... enjoy the music views and relax... soooo good...
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Telstra Tower Canberra
#9 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Although you can drive up, all the fun is in walking the wonderful trails up to the top, and of course, the view is outstanding!
The Telstra Tower enables visitors to Canberra a chance to see stunning views of the city from a different perspective to Mount Ainslie.
Lanyon Homestead Canberra
#10 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Had lunch in the little cafe and enjoyed the tour of the Lanyon House by one of the on-site guides, who gave us an excellent overview of the history and previous owners
Outbuildings included convict built stone barn, stables, blacksmith, kitchen, cool store and cook's room - beautiful gardens with views to river- enjoyed a morning tea break at cafe- two tour groups visited during...
#11 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
A most interesting walk with extensive information on the places of interest along the way and amazing views.
Excellent view of the surround mountains and valley.
#12 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
This was great - great atmosphere, good risotto, and comfortable - with a view.
The campus is very attractive with Sullivan's creek winding through the site and the many open plazza areas.
#13 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
The view down the Parade across the Lake then Old and New Parliament Houses with the hills beyond and the various Memorials either side of the Parade is breathtaking.
Compared to the other sights along the memorial walk- this one had to be one of the most iconic.
The Hamlet Canberra
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#15 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Best way to view is grab a bike and bike around Lake Burley Griffin take a slight detour before the Carillon to view.
#16 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Have a look around, sure, we have some problems, but take in the beauty, enjoy the peaceful surroundings and the perfect views.
A beautiful location right on the lakefront, best place to view the fountain.
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Tatum Hills Farm Canberra
#17 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
They did a great job educating us on llamas and setting up a picnic table for lunch with fantastic views.
Canberra Stadium Canberra
#18 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Plenty of parking, excellent view from anywhere in the stadium and has a fully functioning TAB inside for the last minute punt.
#19 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
#20 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
We really enjoyed the informative visitor centre, the amazing views, the walk around the grounds and the coffee!
You get to see multimillion dollar equipment up close with a tour through labs, see a satellite, see the space simulation chamber and walk through the site of semi restored buildings after the 2003 fires.
Albert Hall Canberra
#21 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
#22 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
We had a very informative guide and had the time to explore fully, even to view the air-raid shelter in the back garden!
#23 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Perfect dinner for a cold Canberra evening with beautiful fire place and all good made on site.
#24 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
#25 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
I have been coming here for years, and I honestly can say that the views from the lookout platform are some of the best in all of the ACT.
It is a breathtaking view in any weather.
Chinatown Canberra
#26 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Changi Chapel Canberra
#27 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
#28 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
#30 of 96 Sights & Landmarks in Australian Capital Territory
Great views of Black Mountain, Lake Burley Griffin, the Australian-American Eagle Memorial, the National Carrilon, the National Library and more in a bushland setting!
I didn't realize Canberra was such a beautiful city but the view from here is amazing.