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
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.
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.