One of the city's oldest suburbs, it's becoming increasingly recognised for its vibrant mix of pop-up art, fashion and design shops, stylish interiors stores and restaurants. You'll also be reminded of the area's more industrial beginnings with the local few remaining car yards.
Just a short walk from the city centre, maybe a few minutes depending on your pace, you'll find the hip Lonsdale Street. Head here for boutique shopping, cool cafes, bakeries, bars and more. The area is a haven for small independent businesses, including artists, florists and hairdressers so you'll be sure to find something unique.
If you love a market, and let's face it who doesn't, don't miss The HamletOpens external site in a new window, Canberra's dynamic and creative heart with a buzzing atmosphere, one-of-a-kind-wares and tasty street food.