3 Best Places to Shop in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Old Bus Depot Markets

Kingston Fodor's choice

South of Lake Burley Griffin, this lively Sunday market is in the former Kingston bus depot. Handmade crafts are the staples here, and buskers and inexpensive exotic food enliven the shopping experience. The markets also run on Saturday throughout December leading up to Christmas. When you've had your fill, wander across the road to the Canberra Glassworks to watch artisans at work.

Beaver Galleries


This space has four exhibition galleries and a sculpture garden, where works by contemporary Australian artists are showcased.

Gold Creek Village


The charming streets of this shopping precinct on the city's northern outskirts are lined with all sorts of fun little places to explore. Peek into art galleries and pottery shops, browse through clothing boutiques and gift stores, and nosh at several eateries.

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