Perth is the biggest and the capital city of Western Australia, Australia with a population of more than 15 million. Captain James Stirling founded the city in 1829 and since then, it has been serving as the Government seat for the state of Western Australia. The suburban area and the central business district of the city has been situated upon the Swan River and the Economist ranked it 4th most livable city in the world. Because of its vast population and being the administrative center for government and business, the city of Perth dominates the economy of Western Australia, despite mining, agriculture and petroleum being the major industries of the city.
The city of Perth has been well-served by the Perth Airport which has been located in the eastern part of the city. It is responsible for handling regional, international and domestic flights and is the 4th busiest airport in the continent of Australia. Because of its location, a large number of cheap flights to Perth are available from several Asian, Australian Pacific and Indian Ocean locations, including Johannesburg, Dubai, UAE and South Africa.
If you have been planning to visit Perth but you are not able to find the flight on your desired date or you find that the flights to the Perth Airport are beyond your budget, then you can also choose to land upon the Los Angeles International Airport. You will be able to find several cheap airfares to Los Angeles at different times of the day.
The Perth Cultural Center is an area in Central Perth and serves as a collective name for major buildings of Art Gallery of Western Australia, Alexander Library, Western Australian Museum, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and State Records Office. The Western Australian Museum has a huge display of social and zoological exhibits as well as Aboriginal artifacts. The Western Australian Maritime Museum, built in 2002, displays maritime materials from different eras including a former submarine from Royal Australian Navy. Australia II is also included in the museum which is a yacht which won Americas Cup during 1983. The Perth Concert Hall has been the main concert venue of the city and hosts ballet, opera, orchestral performances and theatre. Other popular theaters in the city include the auditorium in Perth Convention Exhibition Center, Burswood Dome and His Majesty’s Theatre. Outdoor concerts can also be enjoyed in Subiaco Oval, Members Equity Stadium and Kings Park.
Because of the Mediterranean type of climate, the city of Perth receives hot and dry summers which last from December to March and wet and cool winters which last from May to September. February is the hottest month of the year and most of the rainfall takes place during winters. If you are planning to visit Perth indirectly, then the best route you can take is from Dallas to Perth.
The city of Perth has a vibrant alternative sexuality scene of music, especially focused upon such night clubs as Connections and the Court. It also features a huge growing electro indie scene through its night clubs such as Brass Monkey, Universal Bar and Cassette.