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Darwin Travel Guide, Australia

Darwin Travel Guide: General Information

Darwin, a modern town set on a splendid harbor is a great tourist destination. About double the size of Sydney, this multi cultural city is one of the most youthful and vibrant cities of Australia. Darwin is home to a large number of students from all over the world who come here to study in its world class university, a good number of tourists who visit Darwin for a great fulfilled vacation, sailors and workers who strengthen the economy of the town and of course the natives of the town. You can plan your Darwin travel in any part of the year as the city offers a warm and pleasant average of 32 degrees Celsius all year round.

Darwin Travel Guide: Architectural Heritage

During your Darwin travel, you will realize that the city actually speaks of its past. Most of the monuments in the city have witnessed the ruthless blows of the past, may it be the cyclones or the cruel World War. The most impressive constructions of the 19th century that still stand partly are the Town Hall and the Brown’s Mart. The construction style of the Old Courthouse is also very impressive. If you want to experience how old jails used to be, just have a look at the Fannie Bay Gaol Museum which was a jail in the nineteenth century. It speaks about the history of refugees, Lepers and Juveniles who were kept here.

Darwin Travel Guide: Economy and Infrastructure

Darwin has an economy that is growing every day that passes. The town is a commercial hub for business people from all over Australia and other parts of the globe. The magnificent harbor of the city has added to the economic prosperity of Darwin. Major occupations of the people of Darwin are fishing, cattle related export and oil and natural gas refining. Tourism has always supported the economy of the town.

Darwin offers sound infrastructure facilities to its citizens. There are good schools and colleges, as well as a world class University. The city is served by Darwin International Airport that is the main national and international entrance to the Northern Territory of Australia. The airport connects Darwin to all major cities of Australia except Canberra and Hobart and also to International destinations like Bali and Singapore. The airport also has conditions for Space Shuttle landing in case of emergency.

Darwin Travel Guide: People and Culture

The down to earth people of Darwin are warm-hearted and mingle with guests easily. Darwin is a multicultural and cosmopolitan as people from more than 50 countries stay here. The culture of the town has ancient legacy mixed with the shades of European culture that mingled during the Second World War and a little Asian influence due to recent Asian settlements.

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