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Best places to visit in Melbourne

Panoramic image of the docklands waterfront area of Melbourne at night
Panoramic image of the docklands waterfront area of Melbourne at night

Melbourne – this Australian city is considered as a city for all seasons. Why? Because there are a number of activities that can be enjoyed here every time by everyone. From merely wandering in the hidden laneways as well as the grand tree lined streets to strolling in the acres of city parklands and gardens, Melbourne fascinates you at every step. This city is elegant, vibrant and multicultural.

Here are the best places to visit in Melbourne

Queen Victoria Market: iconic Melbourne attraction:

Queen Victoria Market

This is a popular place with both the locals as well as tourists. The Queen Victoria Market has been the hub of fresh produce shopping since the year 1878. Visit this market to explore everything mesmerizing – clothing, art, toys, unique souvenirs, art pieces and the list has no end. This is one of those spots where you will find the awesome night markets, music concerts and several Melbourne attractions at night in Australian cities.

The Eureka Tower:

Eureka Tower

The Eureka Tower is one of the major Melbourne attractions. The most fascinating feature about this tower is that it stands 91 stories above the ground which makes this tower the highest public view of any building in the southern hemisphere. Climb on the highest tower of this building to explore the whole city. Catch the most picturesque views here. To make your experience more adventurous, step in the Edge, a glass cube slides out at a distance of three meters from this building.

National Gallery of Victoria:

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It is the oldest public art gallery of Australia and it holds more than 68,000 art works. The National Gallery of Victoria is a true muse for all the art admirers of the world. The international collection of this gallery is housed in the St. Kilda Road building. It was originally opened in the year 1968 and was later refurbished in the year 2003. Visit at this art gallery to explore the beautiful Australian art. This gallery is one of the major tourist attractions of Melbourne city.

Royal Botanic Gardens:

© M. Fagg Australian National Botanic Gardens
© M. Fagg
Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens are one of the major attractions of Melbourne. These beautiful gardens cover an area of 40 hectares and entertain more than 50,000 plants with a number of rare species. In the summer season, the live theater becomes the highlight of these gardens that also sets up a moonlight cinema under the stars which eventually attracts a number of people.

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