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Monday, April 24, 2017

3 Must-Visit Historical Tourist Spots in Canberra

Australia has been consistent in being one of the top travel destinations in the world. It offers plenty of activities to do and sights to see for all visitors from all over the world. Spending your vacation with your family and friends here is worth it as you explore this stunning country.
Canberra, the beautiful capital city of Australia, is home to heavenly tourist spots, breathtaking view, exciting outdoor activities, and diverse culture. Most people think that the capital of Australia is Sydney, but it's not. Sydney is simply more popular than Canberra, nevertheless, the latter is a striking city. In addition, it is surrounded by a great number of farmland, nature reserves, and forest, gaining its Bush Capital nickname.

Apparently, visitors can also choose DriveNow car hire in Canberra to explore the entire city with full comfort. Nothing beats discovering a new place for the first time conveniently and stress-free. Thus, renting a vehicle will help you save more time and money. Book one ahead of time and enjoy every minute you are in this city.

Listed below are some of the amazing destinations you have to visit when in Canberra:

National Gallery of Australia

Known as the national art museum of Australia, National Gallery of Australia is one of the largest art museums in the country. It houses more than 166,000 marvelous art pieces, which every visitor will appreciate. Absolutely, all art lovers will have a great time visiting this gallery because it displays remarkable works of art as well as holds exhibits that everyone will have something to gain from.

Australian War Memorial

Grab the chance to check out the Australian War Memorial once you are in Canberra. It is Australia's national memorial to every individual from its military who have died and participated in wars. You will see an awe-inspiring museum as you enter. The primary purpose of this memorial is to remember the Australian experience of war and its effect on the whole society. It is something you should not miss, for you will learn more about the country's history.

National Arboretum Canberra

One of the popular historical destinations in Canberra is the National Arboretum Canberra. It is a 250-hectare botanical garden that houses 104 forests of rare, endangered, and significant trees from Australia as well as the different parts of the world. This is mainly the reason why it is regarded as one of the world's largest living collections of uncommon and symbolic trees.

This gorgeous capital city of Australia is truly a must-visit. Choosing Canberra as your travel destination for your most awaited holiday getaway will be worth your time, money, and effort. There are tons of things you can do and see while here, so you better make the most out of your vacation.

You can add these historical spots mentioned above on your itinerary once you have decided to spend your time off in this engaging city. Hence, plan your trip properly and create good memories with your loved ones that you will treasure a lifetime.


18 travelers' comments:

Alli Smith said...

My 28-year-old daughter wants to visit Australia soon. She and her husband have been saving for the trip. I'll have to show her this post of must visits.

Candysfarmhousepantry said...

Australia has always been on my list to visit. Still hoping to find the money to go one of these days. I just keep reading about all the wonderful places to visit.

Tammy said...

My ex boss was a world traveler and he loved going to Australia. I felt like I had been there myself by all his pictures and stories. Love to go there myself. Thanks for sharing

Christy Maurer said...

That sounds like a wonderful trip. I would love to visit Australia someday, but the flight is so long and expensive!

Sarah-Louise Bailey said...

I would absolutely love to visit Australia one day and these sound like some fantastic sights to take in.

Pam said...

I have always wanted to visit Canberra. The arbotoreum would be one of my first places to stop at if I got to go.

OurFamilyWorld said...

Australia is a beautiful country and it has a lot of great places to explore. Canberra is always a good place to start.

Rebecca Swenor said...

These are all great historical tourist spots to see in Canberra. Australia is a country we have always wanted to visit. There are so many beautiful sights to see. Thanks for sharing these amazing tourist spots.

Maurene Cab said...

I heard of Canberra from a friend. She told me the place is wonderful. I’ll definitely give this a try.

Eileen Lazazzera said...

Canberra looks like a beautiful place to visit! I didn't realize there was so much history there as well!

Emily, Our house now a home said...

It looks beautiful! I always love to visit a local Arboretum when visiting a new place. They are always so enjoyable.

Kita Bryant said...

I hope to one day visit there. It sounds perfect--right up my alley.

Parent Palace said...

I would LOVE to visit Australia one day! It is definitely on my bucket list - your post moved it up a bit!

Sandy N Vyjay said...

Canberra is a lovely destination. It has so many treasures to explore. I would love the National Arboretum. Would be wonderful to see the rare and endangered species of trees from around the world.

WEMAKE7 said...

Those places sound like really nice places to visit. I'm hoping to travel when my kiddos get older.

Annemarie LeBlanc said...

I have not been to Australia (yet) but it is my dream to visit each and every country in the world. Of the places you listed in this post, I'd love to see the National Gallery of Australia first. Museums tell so much of a place's history and culture.

My Teen Guide said...

I think renting a car would be better, I so agree with you on that. It saves you money and you get to visit the places you'd like at your own pace.

Mimicutelips said...

I bet Australia has so much to offer. My first stop would be National the Arboretum Canberra.

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