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Melbourne is Australia’s largest cultural center, the second largest city after Sydney, voted as one of the most livable cities in the world. Although the area is quite modest, Melbourne owns so many famous attractions, vibrant life, top music, top museums, unique festivals … So, Melbourne is always attracts a lot of travelers from all over the world to visit. If you are planning to travel to this beautiful city let’s check it out our Melbourne blog (Melbourne travel blog) with the fullest Melbourne city guide and Melbourne travel guide blog for a budget trip to Melbourne, Australia for the first time from how to get to Melbourne to best places to visit and what and top things to do in Melbourne you have to experience with Living Nomad below.

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An aerial view over Melbourne’s CBD. Credit: Melbourne city guide blog.

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Greater Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Royal Botanic Gardens
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Cafe in Melbourne
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Flinders Street Station, one of the best places to visit in Melbourne.
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Brighton Beach
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Great Ocean Road

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Melbourne travel blog: When is the best time to visit Melbourne?

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In Australia the weather is different in different regions, but this continent is influenced by the mild climate, so you can visit Melbourne in any season of the year, with each different season this beautiful city has different beauty. Especially, this city is called the city of four seasons in a day because you can feel the weather of four spring, summer, autumn and winter on the same day with subtle seasonal changes.

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Temperatures in Melbourne are usually highest in January and February. At this time, the climate in Melbourne is quite dry and hot with average temperatures varying between 15 – 26 ° C.

However, according to our Melbourne travel experience the best time to travel to Melbourne is from the beginning of the fall to the end of March to the early of May, the weather is cool, not as hot as summer, nor too cold as in winter. If you come here to travel is in the summer, peaking in January and February, you will experience 4 seasons of weather in the same day, morning and evening of cold weather, until noon, the weather gets warmer and becomes hot and sunny, in the afternoon, the weather becomes cold again, this weather will be difficult for you to choose clothes to go to travel and sightseeing in the day, with the weak health people, will be hard to get used to the weather and easily get sick and obstructing the trip.

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Fall season is the best time to visit Melbourne.
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Fitzroy Gardens in Autumn

In Melbourne, the climate is always changing, however, the hottest time is in summer (from December to February) and cool in the fall (from March to May). Coldest in winter (from June to August) and warm again in spring (from September to November).

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Melbourne city seen from St Kilda beach
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The coldest months in Melbourne are June-July. October is the most rainy month.

Melbourne travel blog: Getting to Melbourne from Vietnam

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From Vietnam, you can fly from the two largest airports: Tan Son Nhat Airport (Saigon) and Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi) with some major airlines such as: Vietnam Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways, Emirates, China Southern, Qatar Airways, China Eastern, Japan Airlines, Etihad Airways, Turkish Airlines…

Melbourne Airport Southern Precinct Program

From Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi) to Melbourne: Some airlines operate this route: Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Silkair, Cathay Pacific Airways … The airfares for this route ranging from US$359 to US$458.

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Singapore Airlines

From Tan Son Nhat Airport (Saigon) to Melbourne: Some airlines operating this route are: Cathay Pacific Airways, Qantas Airways, Vietnam Airlines Airlines, Singapore Airlines … The airfares for this route ranging from US$329 to US$448.

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Melbourne travel blog: Getting around Melbourne

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City Circle Tram

To saving costs as well as safety, you should use public transport to travel or getting around in Melbourne. The public transport system in Melbourne has three main types of transport: train, tram and bus. To getting to the central area or near the center, you can use the train. Trams are used to travel between remote areas or to the city center. Buses are not popular and usually only use in certain areas.

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New Melbourne E-class tram

In which, train is the most convenient means of transportation because it is capable of transporting a large number of passengers and can move to remote places even hundreds of kilometers from the city.

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Metro Trains Melbourne,
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Inside Melbourne’s new train

Besides train, there are trams in Melbourne. These trams can travel around the city for free for visitors. These trams operates from 10am to 6pm daily. Every 10 minutes has each trip and travel around the city for about 40 minutes.

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Free tourist tram in Melbourne

Bus also has many routes offer night services for passengers need to hang out on weekends.

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Melbourne Bus Link

By time, there are the following types of tickets: 2 hours, all day, weekly, monthly, 6-month (half-yearly) or year-round (yearly ).

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Train, Tram and Bus, Melbourne Public Transport Tickets

By travel time, there are tickets for short distances of about 2 stops, regional tickets – in or around the city, regional tickets 2 for suburbs and region 3 tickets are remote areas.

Melbourne travel blog: Where to stay in Melbourne?

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Grand Hyatt Melbourne Hotel (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia, only after Sydney, so the tourism service here is very developed. For your convenience, please refer to the price, quality of service as well as the actual image of the hotels, especially you will be entitled to 10-30% discount on booking costs at Agoda.com or Booking.com.

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Sheraton Melbourne Hotel Suite

Some cheap hotels, basic amenities and convenient transportation in Melbourne

Nate’s Place Backpackers Melbourne (Former The Spencer Backpackers) – Address: 475 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, 3003 Melbourne, Australia / Phone: +61 3 9329 7755 – Room rates from $18. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

Nate's Place Backpackers Melbourne

Oslo Hotel – Address: 38 Grey Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia, 3182 / Phone: +61 407 115 610 – Room rates from $13. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com)

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St Kilda East Lodge – Address: 2 Tantram Ave, Melbourne VIC 3183, Australia / Phone: +61 433 526 555 – Room rates from $12. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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St Kilda East Lodge 1

Some mid-range hotels with full amenities, beautiful rooms and nice views in Melbourne

The Swanston Hotel Grand Mercure: A luxury, high-class hotel in Melbourne is located in the Melbourne’s CBD area, convenient for travel and it is one of the perfect choices for travelers when traveling in Melbourne. With room rate from $122, this hotel bring comfort and relaxed feelings to visitors after hours of explore Melbourne. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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Location: 195 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9663 4711

Treasury on Collins Apartment Hotel: Own the good location, located in central of Melbourne, making it an ideal spot to explore the city in every corner. The hotel is fully equipped, luxurious modern furniture, perfect service, good food and beautiful view, with the room rate from $120. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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Treasury on Collins Apartment Hotel

Location: Ground Floor/394 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Phone: +61 3 8535 8535

Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne is located in a convenient location, ensuring that guests are satisfied whether they are in Melbourne for business or travel with rates ranging from $ 100 to $ 145 with full facilities, furniture Luxurious, professional service. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne4

Location: 649 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9246 1200

Jasper Hotel is a mid-range hotel, good room in Melbourne, the hotel has full basic amenities, but the food is not yet varied. Room rates range from $70 – $130 for you to choose from. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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Jasper Hotel melbourne vic

Location: 489 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Phone: +61 3 8327 2777

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is a beautiful hotel, located about 0.4 km from the city center. This is a cheap hotel in Melbourne that costs only $50 – $75/night. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Location: 44 Spencer St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9629 6991

Mercure Welcome Melbourne – Address: 265 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia / Phone: +61 3 9639 0555 – Room rates from $92. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

Mercure Welcome Melbourne

Airport Tourist Village Melbourne – Address: 37 Ardlie St, Attwood VIC 3049, Australia / Phone: +61 3 9333 1619 – Room rates from $90. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

Airport Tourist Village Melbourne

City Tempo Melbourne CBD – Address: 353 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia / Phone: +61 3 8256 7555 – Room rates from $88. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

City Tempo Melbourne CBD

City Tempo Melbourne CBD

Some high-end and luxury hotels in Melbourne

InterContinental Melbourne – Address: 495 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia / Phone: +61 3 8627 1400 – Room rates from $170. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

The Langham Melbourne Hotel – Address: 1 Southgate Ave, Melbourne VIC 3006, Australia / Phone: +61 3 8696 8888 – Room rates from $233. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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The Langham Melbourne Hotel 2

Quest Cheltenham – Address: 37-39 Station Rd, Cheltenham VIC 3192, Australia / Phone: +61 3 8523 5800 – Room rates from $202. (Check rates and reviews on Agoda.com or Booking.com).

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You can find more, check rates, availability & booking for Melbourne hotels on Agoda.com or Booking.com.

Melbourne travel blog: Best places to visit and top things to do in Melbourne

The Federation Square

Federation Square

First, visiting Melbourne, let’s go to the Federation Square: Here, you will be admired the beauty along with the unique architecture of this city. In particular, when the city lights up, watching the Federation Square, you will see the fanciful sparkle of Melbourne city at night.

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ACMI Museum

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The Federation Square has become an indispensable part of Melbourne and an ideal tourist destination for travelers. Visitors come here can visit The Atrium building with fancy architecture, The Edge where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Melbourne and Artplay entertainment area.

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Federation Square
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Address: Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia.

National Gallery of Victoria

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Located at 180 St Kilda Street, the National Gallery of Victoria is Australia’s oldest public art museum, also a fascinating attraction that you can’t miss. It exhibits one of the country’s most important art collections of the land of Kangaroo, with a lot of valuable artifacts.

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Do not forget to visit the group of more than 20 galleries of Ian Potter Center, which displays Australian art history with a variety of categories such as photography, painting, printed materials, …

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National Gallery of Victoria
Address: 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006, Australia
Phone: +61 (0)3 8620 2222
Hours: 9am–5pm, daily
Url: https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

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Royal Botanic Gardens of Melbourne.

Royal Botanic Gardens is 35 hectares wide, considered as the most beautiful botanical garden in Australia. Not only that, this place is also in the list of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. Definitely an interesting natural discovery spot for your trip. The garden is open daily from 7:30 am to 6 pm from April to October, open until 7:30 pm from November to March every year.

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
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Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Located not far from the city center, the Royal Botanic Gardens is one of the top Australian tourist destinations of the “green park area” expanding to the south of the Yarra River. It is considered one of the best botanical gardens in the world, attracting 1.5 million visitors each year. The Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens is no less in the landscape and ecosystem than other botanical gardens.

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Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
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Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
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Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

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Royal Botanic Gardens
Address: Birdwood Ave, South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9252 2429
Hours: Open 7.30am to sunset every day of the year
Url: https://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/

The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is also considered one of the famous landmarks with natural beauty where the longest coastline road in the world. Here, you can begin your journey from the city of Geelong, go to Apollo Bay and Port Campbell to see the white sheep grazing on the vast green steppe.

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Photo: Melbourne travel guide blog.

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Great Ocean Road melbourne Credit: Melbourne city guide blog.
Credit: Melbourne city guide blog.

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Great Ocean Road melbourne

Great Ocean Road melbourne Credit: Melbourne city guide blog.
Credit: Melbourne city guide blog.
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The longest coastline road in the world

Great Ocean Road melbourne

Great Ocean Road melbourne

Great Ocean Road melbourne Credit: Melbourne city guide blog.
Credit: Melbourne city guide blog.

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