Best Landmarks in Canberra

Best Landmarks in Canberra
Australia's Parliament House Source: Big Stock Photos

Below is a list of the top and leading Landmarks in Canberra. To help you find the best landmarks located near you in Canberra, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Canberra’s Best Landmarks:

The top rated landmarks that will give you the best and interesting travel experiences are:

  • National Carillon
  • National Arboretum Canberra
  • Royal Australian Mint

National Carillon

Best Landmarks in Canberra
National Carillion Source: https://www.nca.gov.au/carillon

National Carillion the National Carillon was a gift from the British Government to the people of Australia to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the national capital. Queen Elizabeth II accepted the National Carillon on behalf of Australians on 26 April 1970. John Douglas Gordon, after whom the Aspen Island footbridge is now named, played the inaugural recital.

Products/Services:

Beautiful Views, Wonderful Music Played, Moderate Size Function Utilities.

Location:

AddressAspen Island, Parkes ACT 2600
Phone: (02) 6272 2902
Website: www.nca.gov.au

Review:

“The Carillon is a very peaceful and tranquil place. If you time your arrival when it is playing it makes the trip even more worthwhile. It is a fantastic place to take images around the lake, especially in autumn where you can see the beautiful colours of the deciduous trees.” -Alistair Nitz

National Arboretum Canberra

Best Landmarks in Canberra
National Arboretum Canberra Source: https://www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au/

National Arboretum Canberra is part of the Property and Venues division, within the Treasury and Economic Development Directorate of the ACT Government. A number of committees and consultative groups have been established to advise on the long-term development of the National Arboretum Canberra.

Products/Services:

Forests, trees & gardens, Buildings, Pod Playground, Outdoor Attractions, Forests Sculpture Gallery, Conservatory Restaurant, The Curatoreum Gift Shop, Walking Trails.

Location:

AddressForest Dr, Molonglo Valley ACT 2611
Phone: (02) 132281
Website: www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au

Review:

“A great place to take the kids, with amazing play equipment and inspiration for the veggie garden at home. Lovely boutique gift shop with very interesting and quality stuff; prices are high. Cafe is decent but not a huge range.” -John Holloway

Royal Australian Mint

Best Landmarks in Canberra
Royal Australian Mint Source: https://www.ramint.gov.au/

Royal Australian Mint is the sole producer of all of Australia’s circulating coins. Opened in 1965 and situated in the Australian federal capital city of Canberra, in the suburb of Deakin, the Mint is also a very popular tourist destination for visitors and locals alike.

Products/Services:

Treasures of the National Coin Collection, The Mint Coin Shop, Public Tours.

Location:

AddressDenison St, Deakin ACT 2600
Phone: (02) 6202 6999
Website: www.ramint.gov.au

Review:

“Cool place with heaps of information on the history and value of coins. Plenty of exhibits and an amazing gift shop, along with the opportunity to mint your own coin!” -Hazza Morgan

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