What are the best places to visit?

What are the best places to visit?
9th June 2020 Chris Healey


A major restaurant hub, being home to Chinatown, but also offering a huge range of international food. Fyshwick is a huge shopping and market area, including beers and fresh food markets.

Acton Walkways

Acton is an area in Canberra where you will find fun entertainment, botanical gardens, museums and home to Lake Burley Griffin. It also has walk and trails which offer scenic views of the city.

CSIRO Discovery Centre

An interactive journeys through CSIRO and Australian science history. An award winning building amazing in its own right. Open from 9am to 5pm and well worth a visit.

Boutiques and designer fashion

Can be found in the arcades of City Walk, Garema Place and the Canberra Centre, and Braddon. Also visit Manuka and Kingston, which have all-round shopping from designer labels, and antiques to gourmet food and jewellery.

Parliament House

Capital Hill. Read about the history, access the chambers. Question Time and view historical documents. Open from 9am to 5pm (non-sitting days), from 8.30am on Wed and Thursday to House rise, on Sitting days.

Australian War Memorial

Commemoration and history of Australian involvement in war. Free entry and open from 10am to 5pm

National Botanical Gardens

Free entry to everyone to see the local plants and enjoy the exhibitions, gardens and picnic areas. Well worth spending an afternoon relaxing and enjoying the surroundings. Open from 8:30am-5:00pm daily. From 8:30am-8pm in Summer for evening events.