Canberra Sightseeing

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Canberra has a lot to offer for the sight seer, day tripper or international visitor. Some of the places of interest are described below and Studio Q is happy to help you make the best of your stay in Canberra, our Nation's Capital, with more advice on what to see and do. Alternatively you can visit Canberra Tourism online for more great options.

Locally you can walk to Tilley's Cafe, Book Lore bookshop and a range of other cafes and restaurants.

Australian Institute of Sport - Australia has always been a sporting nation and, these days, many of our elite sports people use the facilities of the AIS.

The Australian National Botanic Gardens - nestled at the foot of Black Mountain, are devoted entirely to plants native to Australia.

Australian National University (ANU) - Our campus is on a 150-hectare site in Australia's national capital, Canberra. It is a very attractive site, adjoining native bushland, Lake Burley Griffin and the city centre. Native wildlife, including cockatoos and kangaroos, roams the campus. The campus provides a safe, enjoyable and friendly study environment.

Australian War Memorial - the Memorial offers you a better understanding of what it means to be an Australian. Through its exhibition galleries, the Memorial recounts a compelling part of the national story.

National Gallery - housing the national art collection of more than 100,000 works, the National Gallery of Australia is home to an ever-changing series of exhibitions. With its magnificent sculpture garden and light-filled spaces, it's one of the most praised tourist attractions in Australia.

National Museum of Australia - Australia has some great stories. Now there's a place to explore them. The idea of a national Museum was first discussed over 100 years ago, now the concept is a reality.

The National Library of Australia - considered to be an icon of 1960s architecture and is the treasure trove of the nation's literary and documentary heritage.

Parliament House - marks the place where Australian law begins, where our elected leaders take part in debate and deliberation and where the drama of democratic government is played out.