Australia officially known to be as Commonwealth of Australia is sovereign state occupying an area of 7,692,024. Canberra is the capital whereas Sydney is the largest city of Australia. Other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, and Brisbane. It has no state religion and according 2015 census report 52.1% of Australians were counted as Christian. It is known to be a well-developed country with the world’s 14th-largest economy. Australia’s tourism submerses natural, cultural and man-made allures which are highly regarded and sought after by visitors. Walking is one of the great pleasures of visiting Adelaide. The city’s great landmarks, including the River Torrens, North Terrace, Victoria Square, Park Lands, Adelaide Oval, Light’s Vision and the Botanic Gardens are all easily accessible by foot. Self-guided tours are available for those who want to explore the main city precinct by themselves. The National Wine Centre holds inside a real attraction although the architecture of the center has done a well-defined job.
Places in Australia:
Given below are top suggestions for seeing the best of what our country has to offer.
- Opera House in Sydney:
Sydney is known to be one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Its Opera House is the most iconic image of Australia. One can walk into the beautiful neighboring Botanical Gardens for great views of it, or take a ferry from the adjacent Circular Quay for a view from the water. Watching an opera here is definitely a special treat.
- Magnetic Island:
The island hosts cool jazz festivals and raging full-moon parties but what it truly excels at is quality de-stressing time. The real attractions include koala spotting on the scenic Forts Walk or getting up close and personal at Bungalow Bay’s Koala Park.
- Bondi to Coogee Walk:
One can experience a gentle 5.5km walk over the cliff tops of Sydney’s eastern beaches. It joins two of Sydney’s best beachside suburbs starting at Bondi, Sydney’s most famous beach and ending at Coogee Beach, another Sydney-siders favorite.
- Whitsunday Island:
Whitehaven Beach, other magical beaches with secluded bays have turquoise water and pure white sand. Sailing through the Whitsunday Islands will leave you in unique experience at Australia. One can enjoy adventure to relaxing, to crazy party boats, and of course the Great Barrier Reef scuba diving tours.
Tradition, culture and famous food in Australia:
One of the main influences behind Australian culture has been Anglo-Celtic Western culture. Television and cinema has been strongly influenced by American popular culture. Australia doesn’t have any official language, but Australian English is a major variety of the language with a distinctive accent and lexicon. Aussie barbecue with sausages, burgers, steak, fresh seafood, bread and tomato or barbecue sauce is known to be Australia’s traditional dish. Chicken parmigiana, Meat pies, Vegemite on Toast, Pavlova and Lamingtons are also loved by Australian people.
A must visit is the Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute on Grenfell Street. Australia’s oldest Aboriginal-owned and managed cultural centre, Tandanya exhibits the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.