Exploring the Planned Capital Canberra

Australian continent is globally famous for its exquisite weather conditions, remarkable lifestyle and incredible range of beaches, but if you have been thinking that it’s all the country of Australia has to offer, you must consider visiting the magnificent metropolitan city of Canberra. The Planned capital that was crafted from the scratch in the early 20th century with the planning of making it the capital of the nation, Canberra have been giving away the vibrant and exquisite experience to its visitors. The largest inland city, nestled on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin, this spellbinding city has much more to offer. SO, if you plan on taking flights to Australia, then you must consider visiting Canberra and explore the key elements of this city that makes it even more interesting including:


  1. Transportation

Being a planned city with years of strategizing and execution, Canberra have got a wonderful and a seamless transport system that covers almost every major and minor part of the city as well as outskirts. The local bus system of Canberra is known as Action and has the coverage to all the major prominent sites and attractions throughout the city including many major suburbs. Passengers can opt for cash payment and prepaid smartcards to pay for the fare for traveling. Also, the cab services across the city are quite seamless and you can get the cab by using smartphone apps, giving a call or visiting to the nearest taxi stand to get a local ride.

  1. Attractions

Despite being a city that was planned and built on a plain surface in the early 20th century, the city is boasted with a big number of picturesque attractions that are majorly connected with the culture and lifestyle of the capital. While you are in Canberra, do not miss to visit National Library of Australia, Old Parliament House, National Museum of Australia, Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia, Lake Burley Griffin, Questacon, National Zoo, Floriade, Royal Canberra Golf Club, Mount Ainslie and many more sites that are covering all the major regions of the city and gives the most thriving experience of discovering every inch of the capital. Many travelers from across the world tend to take flights to Australia to have a wonderful hot air balloon ride in Canberra and enjoy the aerial view of the city and its high-rise buildings.

  1. Shopping

Being a city that has been the home of many politicians, business giants and bureaucrats, Canberra have boasted itself with a big number of malls, markets and shopping complexes throughout the city. The biggest hub of shopping in the entire city is at the city center named after Canberra Centre that has a wonderful array of stores, outlets and shops of world-class brands as well as local vendors. Apart from the Canberra Centre, you can also visit to the Gungahlin, Belconnen, Woden and many more markets that are filled with almost everything you need during your vacation in Canberra.

  1. Nightlife

Like any other city of Australia, Canberra too shares the most astonishing nightlife experience along with its guests and there are a big number of bars, pubs and clubs that are quite amazing as well as exquisite to enjoy the zealous culture, sporty lifestyle and marvelous collection of both Australian and global spirits. Finding a bar/pub/club with less crowd can be a hassle as most of the people living in the city are students as well as young adults who tend to enjoy the nights more than anything. Visit Gerema Place, Akuna Street, London Circut, Northbourne Avenue, Alinga Street, Bunda Street, Griffith ACT, City Walk, Mort Street and many more places at both sides of Lake Burley Griffin.

  1. Gourmet

Australian gourmet is widely popular across the world and people have begun to consider as a sensation whilst understanding the taste and flavors that distinct it from other gastronomies of the western world. Although, most of the dishes comprises seafood and fresh ingredients. However, Canberra is a landlocked city and people often remain the impression that the food served here can be old or not fresh, but once you come across the most prominent dishes of the city such as duck pancakes, Yabby Jaffle, the shakes, burgers, pastries, cookies and many more dishes that are usually available in any bakery store, but when you are in Australia, the taste will be different and you can feel it in your mouth.

Australia has many cities that are quite popular around the world for their exquisite variety of beaches, coastal beauty, remarkable booze, exquisite culture and fantastic natural bliss, but when we speak of the capital city Canberra, the dynamism changes quite rapidly and you can get loads of exquisite attributes that are rare to be found on the plateau of Australian continent. So, if you enjoy what you read above and are keenly interested in having a first-hand experience, then quickly book your flights to Australia with Travelation and begin your voyage to the capital city Canberra whilst saving a fortune on your airfares with our wide range of deals and offers available online.