Cowra is noted for its historical and natural attractions, the magnificent
Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre, quality restaurants, wineries,
galleries, craft shops and horse riding.
The identity of Cowra has become
bound up with the Cowra POW breakout of 1944 and the subsequent
association with Japan. Of interest are the remnants of the POW camp, the
POW cemeteries, Cowras heritage buildings, the Cowra Museums, Australias
World Peace Bell, the Cowra Italy Friendship Monument, Darbys Falls
Observatory, Croote Cottage (1827), Wyangala Waters State Recreation Area
and Conimbla National Park. Fine homestead accommodation is available at
Check out our listing of Cowra
accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more
attractions, tours, local maps and other information.