Explore Cowra

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Visitors to Cowra will find plenty to do. From the tranquility of the Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre to the history surrounding the Prisoner of War Camp site, there is something to suit everyone’s interest.

 

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Japanese Gardens

Cowra POW Camp

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Cowra wines

Cowra is very well known for it’s vineyards and internationally recognised, award-winning wines, with the Cowra Wine Show being one of the largest  in Australia.

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Every Spring, the Cowra landscape transforms into fields of gold with paddocks of canola crops in flower.

 

Australia’s Peace Bell is located in Civic Square and is a replica of the one standing in the United Nations headquarters in New York and Darby Falls Observatory is only a short drive away, where visitors can explore the night sky with one of the largest telescopes available to the public.

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Peace Bell

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Darby Falls Observatory

People bushwalking

Ironbark Walking Track

For those who enjoy walking, the Ironbark walking track is an easy 1 1/2 hour looped bushwalk or you may prefer the Cowra Heritage walk that takes in the many Federation, Colonial and Victorian commercial buildings of the local area.

Image source: Destination NSW – Cowra