Find Tourist Places in Australian Capital Territory

The Australian Capital Territory (abbreviated as ACT) is South East Australia's federal district the only city of which is Canberra, Australia's capital city. The Goulburn-Cooma railway line is the eastern bound of the region; the Nass Creek watershed binds it on the South; the Cotter River watershed and the Molonglo River watershed are towards its west and northeast respectively.

The Australian Capital Territory is most famous for the capital city Canberra. The Garden city movement heavily influenced the design of the city of Canberra; consequently, the region is rich in its natural beauty and is hence called the 'Bush Capital'.

Canberra is home to the Australian War Memorial; the national memorial of Australia that commemorates the spirit of the people who laid down their lives in wars; the memorial also houses the National military museum, which is a must-visit while you're in the Australian Capital Territory. The Lake Burley Griffin is a popular tourist destination that enchants visitors with its beautiful paths along the waterfront. The Captain Cook Memorial Jet celebrates the discovery of Australia by Cook. The National Gallery of Australia is located on the lake's shores and is home to the largest collection of art exhibits in Australia. The National Zoo and Aquarium is another important landmark of the region- a great place to witness different forms of marine life. The Black Mountain Nature Park is a beautiful tourist hotspot where travelers can witness the beautiful wildlife of the region.

There are over 100 tourist attractions in Australian Capital Territory. This is 2% of all tourist attractions listed in Australia. Top cities in Australian Capital Territory with popular tourist destinations are Parkes, Campbell, Acton, Yarralumla and Canberra. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also campgrounds listed in Australian Capital Territory. You may find a list of all categories of Australian Capital Territory attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Australian Capital Territory of that type.

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