Canberra travel guide
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Explore Canberra, the vibrant capital city of Australia. Visit Parliament House, the National Gallery of Australia, and the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Enjoy the scenic Lake Burley Griffin. With stunning natural scenery, a rich cultural history, and a thriving arts and entertainment scene, Canberra is the perfect destination for your next adventure.
Things to do in Canberra
One of the city's most iconic landmarks is Parliament House, the home of Australia's federal government. You can take a guided tour of the building to learn more about Australia's political system and its history.
For art and culture lovers, the National Gallery of Australia is a must-visit. The gallery has a diverse collection of Australian and international art, with regular exhibitions showcasing some of the most exciting contemporary artists from around the world.
Nature lovers will also find plenty to enjoy in Canberra, with stunning parks and gardens located throughout the city. The Australian National Botanic Gardens is a popular destination, featuring over 5,500 species of plants from around the country. You can also take a leisurely stroll around Lake Burley Griffin, which offers stunning views of the city skyline.
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Getting to Canberra with NSW TrainLink
Getting to Canberra is easy with NSW TrainLink services. The Canberra XPLORER trains run 3 times a day from Sydney to Canberra. NSW TrainLink train services will take you from Sydney Central railway station to Canberra Kingston station in less than 4 and a half hours.
Getting around Canberra
It's easy to travel around the planned city of Canberra. Take a bus, a taxi or a tour. Hop on the Canberra Explorer Bus which regularly stops at major attractions throughout the day. Alternatively, hire a car and drive yourself around, or hire a bike and ride along Canberra's great network of cycle paths.