Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. It was founded on 12 June 1829 by Captain James. The city area is extremely charming and filled with plenty of things to do and see depicting the real appeal of Perth. The transport system is also very well developed, that the tourists face no trouble in touring the city. It also offers an endless array of flavors and an amazing assortment of cuisines at a range of cafe's, bars, bistros and fine dining establishments.
The total area is 5386 kms.
|Currency||:||The Australian Dollar is the currency used here.|
|Geographic Coordination||:||31°57'8"S 115°51'32"E.|
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The best time to go to Perth is during the spring that is from September to November and in the autumn season that is from March to May.
|Perth Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit||:||
The city has plenty of "must see" attractions for the visitors like -
√ Adventure World : - Experience the fun filled and exciting park, featuring the biggest thrill rides.
√ The Aquarium of Western Australia : - It is an amazing place to visit, as it offers you wonderful and mind-blowing sights to watch under water species.
√ Araluen Botanic Park : - It is a well known botanical park.
√ Captain Cook Cruises : - Enjoy a luxurious lunch with wine on the azure sea waters on a cruise.
√ Caversham Wildlife Park : - This wildlife park has an amazing collection of native animals of Australia, like the koalas, kangaroos, quokkas, emus etc.
|Population||:||According to the 2006 census the total population is 1,602,559.|
Climate and Geography
Perth has a Mediterranean type of climate. Summers are generally hot and dry. Winters are relatively cool and wet. Perth receives moderate though highly seasonal rainfall.
Perth has an excellent transport system. Even the roads are smooth and well maintained. There are buses, suburban trains and ferries to take you around the city. Most of the people travel by buses as they are easily available and cheap means to tour the city. You can even hire taxis which are not so expensive and very convenient option. Also, Perth has extensive cycle networks and an easy way to travel around. You can take cycles on rent.
Shopping and Entertainment
◊ The city of Perth is a Mecca for the shopaholics. You have numerous options for shopping.
◊ There is a conglomeration of designer shops, boutiques, international brands in the area around St. Georges Terrace and William, Wellington and Barrack streets.
◊ You can find several boutiques, shopping complexes, retail outlets etc in Raine Square Shopping Plaza, Forrest Chase, and Hay Street Mall. All these places have several designer labels available at market down prices.
◊ Subiaco is the main center for stylish and trendy clothes. The street has numerous food stores, designer apparel stores, quality clothing outlets and home decor shops etc.
The classical concerts, ballet, traditional performances, blockbuster rock/pop concerts, cinema etc all the ingredients are perfect to make Perth a complete entertainment packed destination. The city offers numerous restaurants, bars, clubs, like the Burswood Casino, Claremont etc. Northbridge is one district that adds life to the nightlife of the city. Northbridge has several blocks of restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and night-clubs. Subiaco is a more chic area for eating, drinking and dancing.