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TripAdvisor's most beloved landmarks

TripAdvisor's most beloved landmarks | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

According to TripAdvisor's followers, Australia's most beloved landmark is the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, per a Yahoo7 report. The second spot was awarded to last year's winner, the Sydney Opera House, while the Sydney Harbour Bridge was voted as third favourite and Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance came in fourth. Internationally, Machu Picchu was recognised as the world's top spot, followed by Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi and Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Find out more.

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10 things you didn’t think you could do in Australia's capital

10 things you didn’t think you could do in Australia's capital | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Canberra has many attractions you’d expect in a national capital, such as the Parliament House and the National Museum. However, there’s far more to the capital than these standard tourist stops. This Travel Weekly article lists 10 attractions which are beyond the expected. Among the suggestions include:


  • Touring the Botanic Gardens at night.
  • Witnessing the beautiful union of Japanese and Australian cultures.
  • Watching a roller derby game.
  • Taking a wine tour on the slopes of Mount Maruja.
  • Riding a hot air balloon.


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