LOCATION – MELBOURNE
Melbourne’s charm is characterised by its enchanting laneways, stunning waterfront precincts and trendy neighbourhoods, and provides an endless choice of shopping hot spots and culturally-diverse, award-winning restaurants, cafés and bars in weird and wonderful locations.
There are plenty of things to do in Melbourne. Easily navigated on foot, the city’s confidence and success are infectious; whether closing a deal or relaxing with colleagues and new friends, Melbourne is the perfect destination.
Top 10 things to do in Melbourne
Enjoy a game of cricket while you are here in Melbourne. You may want to catch a game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground or Kardinia Park, Geelong.
Take a ride on the City Circle Tram, it’s a great way to help you understand the layout of Melbourne.
At the intersection of Swanston Street and Flinders Street you can see the old and the new together. Flinders Street Station, completed in 1910 is a beautiful building and presents a great photo opportunity. Federation Square is a unique feat of modern architecture with great open spaces, bars, restaurants and galleries. Melbourne Visitor Center is also located at Federation Square.
The parks and gardens in Melbourne are world famous. Alexander Gardens, Birrarung Marr, Fawkner Gardens, Fitzroy Gardens, Carlton Gardens, Flagstaff Gardens, Kings Domain, Botanical Gardens, Queen Victoria Gardens, Treasury Gardens are great spaces to sit and relax.
Melbourne is a very cultural city. There are great galleries and museums to explore including The National Gallery of Victoria International and Melbourne Museum.
Fresh fish, meat, fruits and vegetables, cheeses, cold meats, breads, pies, cakes, are not the only attractions at Victoria market, there are also clothing stalls, bric-a-brac and much more. The market is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Melbourne is the good food capital of Australia. Splash out and do some fine dining.
Melbourne offers a wealth of entertainment options. Catch a performance at one of Melbourne’s many theatre venues. Click here
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St Kilda is not only full of bars, restaurants, clubs, interesting shops and live music – it has a great beach where you can go swimming and it has Luna Park Fun Fair with the Big Dipper and many other rides and entertainment. There is a great open air market along the Esplanade every Sunday with stalls offering all sorts of arts and crafts.
Australian cities are great, but to get a real idea of the open spaces we have in Australia, you must get out of town for a day – to the forests, the ocean beaches, the mountains, the wineries, the bush!