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Shire of Mornington Peninsula
Mornington Peninsula is also one of the most popular attractions and leisure in Melbourne. Especially, in the summer, there are many exciting music activities. Come here, you can watch live performances of Indian bands and international concert performances at Rod Laver stage. In particular, this peninsula is home to a variety of entertainment programs with thousands of bars and nightclubs for you to have the opportunity to delight in your choice.
This is one of the most popular attractions in Melbourne, which gives you great moments of entertainment, relaxation and the opportunity to participate in the ideal recreational activities in the summer. You will be attracted at from the beginning when striding on the blue sea shore or immersed yourself in some shopping activities or exchanges at the display area selling fashion goods, along with diverse dishes …
The Yarra River flows through Melbourne city, creating great views on the both banks. Visiting the Yarra River, visitors should take a walk around the banks or sit on a scenic boat, because this will give you the opportunity to admire the many fascinating sights of the city. Sailing on the Yarra River is not only a great way to sightseeing, but also a trip to discover the history of the river that is considered as the heart of Melbourne city.
The 91-storey Eureka tower with 301m high is located in the heart of Melbourne city, named follow the famous historic Eureka Stockade battle. The tower is designed with a slender, fragile beautiful but extremely strong. Especially, when going to the top floor of Eureka tower, visitors can see the whole city and beyond can see the mountain covered by the green of beautiful trees and bay.
Address: 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
Phone: (03) 9693 8888
Melbourne Museum was built in 1880 to host the International Exhibition. This building is also the venue for the first Australian Parliament in 1901. The museum has a modern architecture divided into 8 separate design rooms in 3 floors, which showcases art collections design, culture and many original artifacts.
Address: 11 Nicholson St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
Hours: Daily 10am-5pm. Closed: Good Friday and Christmas Day
Tickets: Adult: $15, Child (to 16 years): Free
State Library of Victoria
This is also an interesting spot you should not ignore. Coming here, you can find from Ned Kelly’s romantic story to the notes of witchcraft, discovery. Or you can join a free tour for about an hour in the room reading Cowen Gallery, La Trobe Reading Room, …
Address: Corner Russell & La Trobe Sts, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Phone: 03 8664 7000
Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am–9pm / Friday to Sunday 10am–6pm
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
One of the most visited places in Melbourne is the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, a museum that showcases many famous art collections in Melbourne. The museum is open from Monday to Friday, starting from 10am to 6pm.
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Address: Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Hours: Museum: Open daily 10am — 5pm / Cinemas: Open daily until late / Shop: Open daily 10am — 5pm
Visiting Melbourne you can not ignore this large zoo, which is home to more than 320 special animals, most of them are typical Australian species.
Address: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
Dome houses and small artistic alleys
Wandering in the mazes and walkways of buildings around the winding, elegant streets of Flinders, Collins, and Bourke … is the most fun way to explore life in Melbourne. In addition, the small alleys, abandoned buildings with street art in Springvale also attract tourists because of the strange and special.
Other things to do in Melbourne
Coming to Melbourne, one of the exciting experiences is that you should enjoy good drinks and follow the South Pacific-style performances at 62-70 Johnston Street, Fitzroy. You will be immersed in the lively atmosphere, the excitement will help you relieve the stresses of everyday life. This place is only open from Wednesday to Sunday. If staying up late, the price will be more expensive than usual.
Besides, traveling to Melbourne will be missing when you do not try the musical life, theater experience with special performances every evening on every week. One of the special places in Melbourne is Esplanade in St Kilda – a good pub, lively music, is a high-class pub that hosts the famous show Rockwiz.
Esplanade in St Kilda
Address: 11 The Esplanade, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia
Phone: 61 3 9534 0211
Some cheap shopping places in Melbourne are also where attract visitors. In which, Emporium is the most popular and beloved shopping and dining center in Melbourne city. There are many beautiful and diversified fashion products, especially Uniqlo brand that makes the fashionista crazy.
Address: 287 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Phone: +61 3 8609 8221
The Astor Theatre: Address: 1 Chapel Street, St Kilda; Phone: +61 3 9510 1414; Monday – Saturday (Closed on Tuesdays) opening hours from 6:30 pm – late night, Sunday open from 1:00 p.m. – late night; www.astortheatre.net.au.
Abbotsford Convent is one of the famous and beautiful tourist destinations in Melbourne. Just 4km from the CBD, the Convent – with its historic buildings and garden surrounds – is a leading not-for-profit arts, cultural and learning precinct. Address: 1 St. Heliers, Abbotsford; Phone: +61 3 9415 3600. Url: https://abbotsfordconvent.com.au/.
In addition to the fascinating sightseeing, entertainment places as mentioned above, there are many other beautiful tourist attractions such as Museum and St. Paul Church, Flinders Station.
Melbourne travel blog: What and where to eat in Melbourne?
Some delicious dishes like grilled Australian crocodile, Tasmania beef, Bush Tucker, Kangaroo meat… are all specialty dishes in Melbourne. Below, these are some famous delicious, cheap restaurants in Melbourne you should refer to:
Vue de Monde: Address: 55th floor, 525 Collins, Melbourne; Phone: +61 3 9691 3888; Tuesday – Friday and Sunday open from afternoon to 2am; Monday to Saturday open from 6pm – 9:15pm.
Bar Lourinhã: Address: 37 Little Collins Street; Phone: +61 3 9663 7890; Monday – Thursday open from afternoon to 11pm, Friday open from afternoon to 1am, Saturday open from 4pm – 1am.
Supper Inn Chinese Restaurant: Address: 15 Celestial Ave., Melbourne; Phone: +61 3 9663 4759; Open daily from 5:30 pm to 2:30 am.
I Love Pho: Address: 264 Victoria St., Richmond; Phone: +61 3 9427 7749; Open daily from 9 am – 10 pm.
Rita’s Cafeteria: Address: 239 Johnston, Abbotsford; Phone: +61 3 9419 8233; Open daily from 7h30 am –11 pm.
Especially is Lentil As Anything restaurant in Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne is the place you should not miss while traveling in Melbourne. The restaurant is famous for Australian cuisine in particular and European cuisine in general, coming here you will enjoy many delicious dishes, attractive drinks, while you just need to spend the amount of money you want into the wooden box at the counter Cashier after eating. Address: 1 St. Heliers St. Abbotsford 3067 / Phone: 9419 6444 / Hours: 9am-9pm.
Some best day tours, trips, activities and transfer services, tickets in and from Melbourne you can refer to
- Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) Express Transfers by SkyBus
- Shared Melbourne Airport Transfers (MEL) for Melbourne
- Private Melbourne Airport (MEL) Transfers for Melbourne
- Avalon Airport (AVV) Express Transfer by SkyBus for Melbourne City
- Private Melbourne Airport (MEL) Transfers for Melbourne CBD
- Private Avalon Airport (AVV) Transfers for Melbourne
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- iVenture Melbourne Unlimited Attractions Pass
- Melbourne City Sightseeing
- iVenture Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass
- Greyhound Australia Hop On Hop Off Bus Pass from Melbourne (3 Months)
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