5/5 - Excellent
Verified travelerDec 8, 2019
Beautiful city, very walkable, great bars and restaurants.
Australia’s capital of style artfully blends the elegance and grace of yesteryear with the bold new world of modern design and culture.
Melbourne is a city with one eye fixed on the past and another on the future. It’s the capital city of the state of Victoria and the country’s capital of style, where good food, coffee, fashion and art are revered.
Exploring the city center will immediately bring Melbourne’s fusion of new and old to light. Stroll down Collins Street to see Victorian-era churches, art deco hotels and daring post-modern structures. Close by is Bourke Street Mall, where trams trundle through a boulevard of heritage-listed buildings tastefully converted into modern shops.
At nearby Federation Square, this delightful collision of the past and present continues. Angular modern buildings stand in futuristic contrast to neighboring Flinders Street Station, St. Paul’s Cathedral and the timeless elegance of the Yarra River. While at “Fed Square,” visit the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) to learn about the country’s history of film and television, and experiment with the latest digital technology.
Cross the river and explore Southbank’s restaurants and bars, the National Gallery of Victoria and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Then take the elevator to Skydeck 88 in the Eureka Tower for breathtaking views of the park-filled city.
Once you’ve explored the city center, jump aboard one of Melbourne’s iconic trams and explore the suburbs. Not far from downtown is Carlton, where you’ll find the Melbourne Museum, and the espresso bars and restaurants of “Little Italy” on Lygon Street.
Pack your towel and swimming costume and head to the seaside suburb of St. Kilda. After a dip in Port Phillip Bay, browse the suburb’s famous cake shops and vintage stores before heading to the bright lights and thrill rides of Luna Park. Stay overnight in one of St. Kilda’s boutique hotels then rise early for a sunrise walk along the coastline to the brightly colored “bathing boxes” of Brighton Beach. Have your photo taken by these heritage-listed structures, a perfect memento of this effortlessly stylish and most liveable of cities.
Explore the magnificent Southbank riverfront, experience the city’s cultural charms in the arts precinct and see a glimpse of colonial history in central Melbourne.
Chinatown is beloved for its popular shops. Take some time to explore sights in the area like Her Majesty's Theatre and East End Theatre District.
While you're in Richmond North, take in top sights like Bridge Road or Church Street, and hop on the metro to see more the city at Burnley Station or East Richmond Station.
If you're spending some time in Saint Kilda South, Luna Park and St Kilda Beach are top sights worth seeing.
When in Collingwood North, you can plan a visit to Melbourne Museum and Princess Theatre, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.
Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019
Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019
Australia’s premier stadium is a symbol of Melbourne’s sporting heritage, drawing thousands of fans to cricket, football, rugby and soccer matches and events.
This seaside suburban village is home to Melbourne’s favorite beach, an iconic amusement park and a street lined with pastry shops.
You can browse for souvenirs when you visit Melbourne Central, a popular shopping spot in Melbourne. Discover the top-notch restaurants and acclaimed theater scene in this vibrant area.
Catch a rare view of Southern Ocean and Antarctic marine life at one of Australia’s premier aquariums.
Explore this huge open-air market to enjoy Melbourne’s freshest produce and best bargain shopping.
Catch an event at Marvel Stadium during your trip to Docklands. Discover the top-notch restaurants and acclaimed art scene in this vibrant area.
Explore Australia's most spectacular coastal route, the Great Ocean Road on this full day trip. Bear witness to an amazing array of stunning attractions as well as highlights of the Great Otway and Port Campbell National Parks.
Miles of rugged beaches, wave-carved rock formations, and dense rainforest await on this full-day adventure along Australia's most famous scenic highway. Cruise along the Great Ocean Road to see icons like the 12 Apostles, stroll beneath towering trees to spot koalas and lorikeets, and linger over lunch in seaside Apollo Bay.
Escape to the picturesque Yarra Valley on this small-group day tour from Melbourne and visit 4 of the regions top wineries. Indulge yourself with a delicious lunch while enjoying vineyard views and a series of wine tastings.
Experience Melbourne from the Eureka Skydeck 88 and catch a bird's-eye view of the city skyline and beyond. Upgrade to the Edge experience for a unique chance to stand on a switch-operated glass cube that slides out from the building with you inside.
Discover the very best of Melbourne on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 24 or 48 hour ticket, explore the city to your own schedule, seeing all of the major landmarks along the way. On your sightseeing journey you'll see Federation Square, the Eureka Skydeck, Fitzroy Gardens, Chinatown, St.
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Verified travelerOct 26, 2019
wonderful city. can't go to Australia without going to Melbourne
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