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Get ready for an unforgettable journey though architecturally stunning country towns, thoughtfully curated galleries, captivating museums and historic sites. Your visit here will take you outdoors over rich agricultural river flats, through untouched National Parks and even underground to magnificent prehistoric caves.

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Cowra Italy Friendship Monument

Corner of Kendal and Lynch Streets,
Cowra, New South Wales, 2794

Phone: 02 6342 4333

Cowra’s connection to Italy is a powerful one forged through wartime and peaceful connections. The striking Cowra Italy Friendship Monument, unveiled in 1997, is a symbol of this unity on two fronts. Firstly, it commemorates the Italians who, during World War II, served on the side of the Allies, the Italian POW’s lodged at the Cowra POW Camp, and Italian and Australian service personnel who lost their lives for their country. Secondly, the Cowra Italy Friendship Monument, which you will find at the eastern end of Kendal Street, serves to celebrate the involvement of the Italians in the evolution of Cowra’s rich cultural environment.

Cowra Italy friendship monument

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