The nation’s capital might lack some of the global starpower possessed by neighbours Sydney and Melbourne but Canberra remains a cityof historic and cultural significance.
As Australia’s political epicentre, Canberra is home toParliament House, offers tours ranging from free walk-throughs to viewingquestion time. However, it’s equally interesting to visit Old Parliament House,now billed as the Museum of Australian Democracy.
Canberra is doing its best to match its food crazedcounterparts from Victoria and New South Wales with the NewActon urbanprecinct. Comprising an assortment of restaurants, bars and cafes, NewActon isone of the nation’s latest culinary hotspots.
The Last Post
At 4:55pm each day, the Australian War Memorial performs theLast Post Ceremony. Commemorating the exploits of over 100,000 Australians thatsacrificed their lives during wartime, the experience is truly moving.
Stay the night
Great accommodation is readily available no matter what yourfancy. Hotel Hotel is a celebration of contemporary, ground breaking design,while Hotel Kurrajong is the opposite, decorated with black and whitehistorical photographs to reflect Canberra’s traditional heritage.