Australia - Canberra & the ACT (PDF Chapter)
This is the Canberra & the ACT chapter from Lonely Planet’s Australia guide-book.
Effectively the ACT is just Greater Canberra, along with a chunk of mountainous wilderness to the south. Come here to explore Australia’s interesting little capital, and perhaps take a walk in the bush while you’re at it.
- delve into the National Gallery of Australia’s vast treasure trove of Australian and interna-tional art
- ponder the eclectic array of faces that have shaped Australian culture national at the Por-trait Gallery
- witness democracy in action within Australian Parliament House’s symbolism-laden walls
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra & Around, His-tory, Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Enter-tainment, Shopping, .