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“Everything under one roof” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Canberra Centre

Canberra Centre
148 Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
02 6247 5611
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Ranked #38 of 146 things to do in Canberra
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Yass, Australia
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“Everything under one roof”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This shopping centre has absolutely everything. I particularly like the great parking, cinema complex and the cleanliness of the place. It is also safe and appears upmarket and yet has a huge Target with great bargains and a few fun ' junk ' shops with very cheap presents for Xmas gifts. If the kids get sick of shopping the iconic merry go round in just outside and in winter they even have an ice skating rink. The Canberra Centre is a great place to shop... not the cheapest shopping centre in Canberra but worth a visit. The only annoying thing is that other centres give you a couple of hours free parking but this Centre parking is expensive in comparison.

Visited November 2012
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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“Shrine to consumerism”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

if you want to shop in Canberra, the Canberra Centre will tick most boxes. The lower floor has a (somewhat mediocre) food hall, but the major department stores (David Jones, Myer) are here, along with many specialist clothing, beauty, jewelry, etc stores. The centre is spread out across several wings so it is easy to miss some of the stores you may be seeking - take a moment to check out the Canberra Centre store guides to find what you are after. For food - you are better off in the market hall across the way.

Visited September 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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“Good range of shopping options.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Quite a number of shops, although lacking in Major supermarkets such as Coles and Woolworths. The other shops are typical of most shopping centres, I'd say.

Visited November 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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“Brilliant shopping experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

There is a certain air of sophistication whilst shopping here that definately aids in giving you a false sense of wealth, ending in over spend. But the Centre provides rows of well known quality brands along with cheap and fast outlets.
Enter here if you are prepared to spend a little.

Visited October 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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“AAnother shopping centre”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Spacious and modern and clean - a nice shopping experience - but generally high street stores and nothing very new or edgy.

Visited October 2012
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