Melbourne – The city is home to many of the best known cultural institutions in the nation such as Melbourne cricket ground, national gallery of Victoria and much more.
Let’s have a look at what all one can do to get in an affair with the city.
Top Must Visit Places in Melbourne
1. Queen Victoria
It is the largest open market also known as “Vic Market” or “Queen Vic”. This market offers a variety of items from selling seafood, meat, fruits, and vegetables to craft, souvenirs, plants, clothes, gadgets and a lot more.
Queen Victoria market is the first retail market opened in 1874 and protected as Melbourne’s largest and most intact 19th-century market.
Visitors can have the feel of the 19th century while shopping on the Elizabeth and Victoria streets which were built in 1882 and 1891.
If you visit the place don’t forget to pick up jam doughnut. The market is famous for selling hot jam-filled doughnuts.
2. The crown
Huge entertainment complex located next to the Yarra river. Visiting this place is just as this place offers you restaurants, cafes, cinemas, nightclubs, crown casino.
Visitors can enjoy and relax their moods by overlooking the river, can stroll along the south bank promenade and by trying their luck at casinos.
Dockland is larger inner suburb situated along Victoria Harbour and is famous for its shopping and waterside dining.
This area features some of the adorned buildings including Etihad stadium, Costco, Harbour town, seven network broadcasting center at the waterfront city.
The city is the shopping and entertainment hub with bowling alleys, boutiques, amusement fairs, and restaurants.
Enjoy the city view by having the ride on the star observation wheel.
4. Luna Park in St. Kilda
This is the historic amusement park located on the bank of Port Phillip bay offering delicious food, unique rides, and holiday events for the perfect family fun day.
Park features the world’s oldest roller coaster, the Scenic railway. This roller coaster is one of three costers in the world which requires a breakman to stand in the middle of the station.
5. Eureka Skydeck
This tower was the world’s tallest residential skyscraper until it was surpassed by the tower(Burj Khalifa )in Dubai. It is the second tallest building in Australia.
Skydeck has a total of 88 floors and is the highest public viewing area in the southern hemisphere. There is a small outdoor viewing area called terrace which is closed during high winds.
The area offers one special feature known as “The edge” these are the glass cubes projecting 3 meters out from the building.
6. Shrine of remembrance
Shrine of Remembrance is located on St Kilda Road and was established in the remembrance of 114000 men and women of Victoria who served and died in the Great War, from 1914-1918.
Now it is the memorial to Australians who have served in all wars.
7. Sea life Melbourne aquarium
Visit the sea life aquarium and enjoy the educational and entertaining tour of the underwater world. Touch some starfishes and urchins at the touch pool, walk through the Oceanarium to discover new species of marine creature and watch sharks diving for food during their feeding time.
8. Melbourne ZOO
This is the best place for kids to enjoy their day. Meet Mali and her baby brother Ongard, the first elephants to be born at ZOO in 2010. Also enjoy seeing other wildlife creatures like Tree-kangaroo, Brown bear, Snow leopard, and many more.
9. Yarra River cruise
Enjoy Melbourne city from the water. Go for sightseeing on a ferry and enjoy spectacular views of the city.
Book your cruise for different areas, including the dockland, port river gardens, Melbourne height and dine in luxury as the cruise will take you in the city by night.
Don’t forget to hire an event photographer Melbourne if you organizing an event on the cruise.
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