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To feel the real pulse of Canberra, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover surrounding areas like Canberra, Forrest, and Kingston.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. Spend a few hours of discovering the exhibits at Questacon and the National Museum of Australia. To experience Canberra’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the much-loved cultural performance centers such as Albert Hall and the Canberra Theatre Centre. If you enjoy art, browse the local artwork and other exhibits at the National Gallery of Australia and the Canberra Museum and Gallery.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Put on your hiking shoes and discover the well-used natural preserves for which this area is so renowned, like City Hill. Rest a while and enjoy the sunshine in tranquil places such as Glebe Park and the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
To browse through stores or enjoy a snack, browse Canberra Centre, the Kingston Shopping Centre in Kingston and the Manuka Shopping Centre in Griffith.
Enjoy the atmosphere at nearby Manuka Oval to witness Australia rules football (AFL), Australia rules football (AFL) or cricket in action. During Australia rules football (AFL) games, the stadium and surrounding streets turns into an ocean of proud fans wearing orange, black and white, the colors of local favorites the GWS Giants.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Novotel Canberra, the ibis Styles Canberra, Narrabundah, or the QT Canberra.