Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Canberra, Australia

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 4.6 km
Ascend 99 m
Descend 93 m

Explore Canberra in Australia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in CanberraIndividual Sights in Canberra

Sight 1: Lennox Gardens

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Lennox Gardens, a park in Canberra, Australia, lying on the south side of Lake Burley Griffin, close to Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and Albert Hall in the suburb of Yarralumla. Before the construction of Lake Burley Griffin a road ran through the present garden, this road being one of two main crossing points across the Molonglo River. The name of the road was Lennox Crossing from which the present garden takes its name. The northern segment of the road is still present on Acton peninsula. The garden was officially named in 1963. Lennox Crossing was named after David Lennox, an early bridge builder in NSW and Victoria.

Wikipedia: Lennox Gardens (EN)

1088 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: National Library of Australia

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The National Library of Australia (NLA), formerly the Commonwealth National Library and Commonwealth Parliament Library, is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act 1960 for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people", thus functioning as a national library. It is located in Parkes, Canberra, ACT.

Wikipedia: National Library of Australia (EN)

292 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Questacon

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Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre is an interactive science communication facility in Canberra, Australia. It is a museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits related to science and technology.

Wikipedia: Questacon (EN)

574 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: High Court of Australia

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High Court of Australia

The High Court of Australia is the apex court of the Australian legal system. It exercises original and appellate jurisdiction on matters specified in the Constitution of Australia and supplementary legislation.

Wikipedia: High Court of Australia (EN)

1801 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 5: Kings Park

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Kings Park is a park in Canberra, Australia on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin.

Wikipedia: Kings Park, Canberra (EN)

827 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 6: National Emergency Services Memorial

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The National Emergency Services Memorial is a memorial located on the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin at the southern end of Anzac Parade in Canberra, the national capital of Australia. It was dedicated in July 2004.

Wikipedia: National Emergency Services Memorial, Canberra (EN)

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