The Diplomat is a great location for exploring the inner-south and the heart of the city.

Location! Location! Location! It’s always good to know what’s close to home. So here’s a little list of what you can find in the area.

5 min drive

National Gallery of Australia

The National Gallery of Australia is the national art museum of Australia as well as the largest art museum in the country, holding more than 166,000 works of art. The National Gallery of Australia is one of Canberra’s many National Attractions

10 min drive

Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial is Australia’s national memorial to the members of all its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in the wars of the Commonwealth of Australia. The memorial includes an extensive national military museum. The Australian War Memorial is one of Canberra’s many National Attractions

5 min drive

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery of Australia is a collection of portraits of prominent Australians that are important in their field of endeavour or whose life sets them apart as an individual of long-term public interest. Located in the bustling heart of Kingston Foreshore, the Portrait Gallery is one of Canberra’s many National Attractions

5 min drive

Glassworks

Canberra Glassworks is an Australian gallery and glass art studio open to the general public to view the glass artists working and even create something for yourself to take home. It is the largest dedicated glass studio facility in Australia. Located in the bustling heart of Kingston Foreshore at the Kingston Powerhouse and constructed from 1913-1915, this is Canberra’s oldest public building.

9 min drive

Canberra City

You’re spoilt for choice in the centre of Canberra. Expect to enjoy a huge range of retail, restaurants, and vibrant nightspots in the heart of the city and the ever-changing, popular suburb of Braddon.

6 min drive

Parliament House

The home of Australia’s Parliament and the meeting place of a nation, Parliament House is located on a 32-hectare site on Capital Hill and is the focal point of Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The building is open to the public every day of the year except for Christmas day. Parliament House is one of Canberra’s many National Attractions

4 min drive

Old Bus Depot Markets

Lovers of fine handcrafted wares, clothing collectors, food fanatics and jewellery junkies are just a few of the people who make their way to Canberra’s famous Old Bus Depot Markets every Sunday, set in a fabulous old industrial building. Located in the bustling heart of Kingston Foreshore

4 min drive

Manuka Oval

Manuka Oval’s rich and diverse history has proved integral in its continuous use as a sporting venue. With a seating capacity of 13,550, the venue remains the premier site for cricket and AFL events in Canberra.

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