Canberra Landmarks

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Canberra Landmarks

When you're in Canberra, it's essential to know what to visit. With so many embassies around, it's easy to miss the really important landmarks. The best sights are:

*the new Parliament House (opened in 1988); half-buried and featuring a beautiful stretch of green lawn

*the Church of Saint John the Baptist (1840s)

*Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet, located in Lake Burley Griffin

*the Australian War Memorial, which includes a museum and an art gallery.

Other sites include the National Library (1960); the Australian National Gallery (1982), which houses works by Australian and other artists; the High Court of Australia building; and the civic center.

   

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10/25/2011 9:59:56 AM
stanley said:

I personnaly love Austalia- aswell as the new
things I learned on this site!!




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