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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Australia

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Historical Places in Australia

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Sovereign Hill , Ballarat
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Ever wondered what it's like to be a miner in a gold rush? Sovereign Hill recreates the experience for you. This open-air museum in Golden Po
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World heritage site · Historic Walking Area
There are few better places to learn about Australia's penal-colony heritage than the Port Arthur Historic Site on the southeastern coast of
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Fremantle Prison , Fremantle
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World heritage site · Historic Site
On the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of 11 Australian Convict Sites, Fremantle Prison paints a vivid image of the country's penal-colony
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Old Melbourne Gaol , Melbourne
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At Old Melbourne Gaol, see how Australia handled its most notorious criminals many years ago. Built in 1839, the prison housed and executed f
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Ubirr , Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr charms with its poise and beauty. A main draw is the collection of Aboriginal rock paintings, continuously painted since 40,000BC. Look
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Port Arthur Trip planner BEST FOR: Historic Walking Area, Landmark, Hiking Trail Sydney Trip planner BEST FOR: Theater, Beach, Bridge Fremantle Trip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, Flea Market, Beach Ballarat Trip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, Water Body, Wildlife Area Augusta Trip planner BEST FOR: Lighthouse, Cave, Dolphin / Whale Watching