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Deakin and Yarralumla

Home to many of Canberra’s embassies and high commissions, Yarralumla and Deakin offer a window to the world with stunning architecture on display. Deakin is also home to the Royal Australian Mint.

Highlights of the area

Embassy trail

The Embassy of the United States of America was the first built In Canberra. Drive around the nearby streets to see the diplomatic missions of countries like India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Egypt and Papua New Guinea reflected in their design.

Find sublime dining

You'll find the famous Yarralumla Turkish Kebab Shop to the more refined dining spot Lamsheds and Deakin's delicious Doubleshot café and Locale restaurant.

Factories and galleries

See where Australia’s coins are minted at the Royal Australian Mint in Deakin and visit Beaver Galleries, Canberra’s oldest private art gallery.

Factory viewing platform at the Royal Australian Mint
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Royal Australian Mint

A working factory, a Commonwealth Heritage Site & a multi tourism award-winning cultural attraction. The Mint puts icons of Australia’s cultural heritage directly into each of the hands of its people and visitors.

Royal Australian Mint
Visitors entering the Mint building

Royal Australian Mint

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Deakin, ACT
The Promenade Cafe

The Promenade Café

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Yarralumla, ACT
Over $30
Views of the lake, the hills and Telstra Tower

Southern Cross Yacht Club

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Yarralumla, ACT
Between $20 and $30
A family having a picnic on green grass in front of a lake

Snapper & Co.

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Yarralumla, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Weston Park

Weston Park

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Yarralumla, ACT
EQ Cafe by day

EQ Cafe and Lounge

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Deakin, ACT
Between $20 and $30
The Tea Lounge

The Tea Lounge at Hyatt Hotel Canberra

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Yarralumla, ACT
Over $30
Cafe interior with cake displays

Farmers Daughter

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Yarralumla, ACT
Under $20
BOAT ON THE LAKE

MV Southern Cross Cruises

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Yarralumla, ACT
Picture of the lawns of Government House Canberra

Government House Garden Cruise

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Yarralumla, ACT
MV Southern Cross

Thursday Dinner Cruise

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Yarralumla, ACT
Photo of Lake Burley Griffin

Sightseeing Cruise

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Yarralumla, ACT
MV Southern Cross

Sunday Lunch Cruise

by MV Southern Cross Cruises

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Yarralumla, ACT
Exterior view of Beaver Galleries

Beaver Galleries

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Deakin, ACT
Japanese plantings in Canberra Nara Peace Park

Lennox Gardens

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Yarralumla, ACT
Gentleman at practice on a stormy day

Canberra Croquet Club

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Yarralumla, ACT
Cafe interior and exterior

Double Shot

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Deakin, ACT
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Aerial photo

Yarralumla Play Station

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Yarralumla, ACT
Flag of the European Union

Commission of The European Communities

Yarralumla, ACT
Flag of Ireland

Ireland, Embassy of

Yarralumla, ACT
Large spacious dining arrangement

Ondine - European Brasserie

Deakin, ACT
Over $30
Lawn leading into a large white house surrounded by trees

Government House Walking Tours

Yarralumla, ACT
Flag of Egypt

Egypt, Embassy of the Arab Republic of

Yarralumla, ACT
Flag of Israel

Israel, Embassy of

Yarralumla, ACT
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