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Australian Parliament House

Canberra, Australia

Canberra is in Australia’s Capital Territory; it is where you’ll find the capital of Australia!

You can’t leave without visiting the home of Australian democracy, the Australian Parliament House.

The Parliament House was officially opened in 1988 by Queen Elizabeth II. The building cost a massive $1.1 billion to build and the design is based around two boomerangs, with an 81-meter flagpole at the top. It contains 4,700 rooms, as well as a large main foyer with marble staircases to the great hall. There is a lovely rooftop a patio, which you are able to visit!

The Parliament House is open to the public and offers free guided and self-guided tours throughout the day. Walk the halls of the Parliament and enjoy the multitude of artwork lining them. You can also visit the House of Representatives and Senate, where the two parties sit, debate and sign bills. 

Visit their official website to help plan your visit!