Has anyone ever suggested you a trip to Canberra in the past? It was highly unlikely until recently as the capital of Australia has been underrated and disregarded by travelers. People even considered it as the least loved city due to too much crowd and bureaucracy with too little fun. However, today the scenario is different as Canberra has transformed into a vibrant travel destination from a dull city. You can now find a lot of interesting things to see and do.
Moreover, Canberra has been named as the world’s most sustainable city according to the new reports by UK comparison company Uswitch. In this survey, a large number of cities around the world were assessed on a range of sustainability measures including energy, transport infrastructure, affordability, pollution, air quality, carbon dioxide emissions and the percentage of green space in the area and Canberra won the top place. As per the report – Canberra fared highly in the rankings due to its reliance on renewable energy and its large amounts of green space.
Are you now awe-struck by the vibrancy of Canberra and planning for a long weekend trip with friends and family? Looking for accommodation near Canberra? As far as accommodation is concerned we at Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel assure you a luxurious, pleasant and convenient stay amidst peaceful ambiance. Moreover, you will be away from crowded city hustles and enjoy an enjoyable time with your loved ones.
And when it comes to what you can see and enjoy in Canberra we have brought you a list of things to do that you should not miss. Have a look:
Getting Familiar with Politics
If you are fascinated by politics, then you must make a visit to the Parliament House and get familiar with the political system of Australia. You can attend Question Time during sitting week as it is open to the public. You can also make a visit to the Museum of Australian Democracy to get thoroughly conversant about the system. You may also get a chance to enjoy cocktail parties on the lawn hosted by the Parliament if the weather is favorable!
Exploring the Cultural Vibrancy
Do you love to explore different cultures and traditions? The National Gallery of Australia homes some of the most well-known Asian works and Australian art which includes a wide collection of paintings and sculptures by international artists along with Aboriginal masterpieces. Not far away there is the National Portrait Gallery where you can enjoy viewing the entire Australian history represented in beautiful portraits. Again, there is the National Film and Sound Archive that features a cinema displaying the old hits of Australian cinematography. A visit to the Canberra Theatre Centre in the evening is a must if you wish to treat yourself with some top shows.
Get Up Close with The Nature
Natural bliss of Canberra plays an integral part. There is the splendid Lake Burley Griffin which is a perfect blend of nature and culture as all the major national attractions situated near it. Take a long walk and admire the flora and striking scenery of the lake. And the National Botanic Garden will lead you straight through Tasmania rainforest gully where you can relish viewing diverse indigenous plants. The National Arboretum Canberra is yet another treat to the eyes of nature lovers with an array of miniature trees by top-notch Australian bonsai and penjing artists.
Canberra has way more hidden gems that you can explore by making a stay nearby like Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel – your ultimate luxurious accommodation near Canberra. Contact us today to know more.