The very essence of Melbourne is embedded in the glorious diversity of its culture. Melbourne is a dynamic, bustling metropolis located on the banks of Yarra River, opening out to the Port Phillip Bay. Further out you will find the lush forests, majestic mountains and paradise beaches. Melbourne has so much to offer both in the regional and central area. This vibrant city frequently tops the world’s most livable charts.
Stroll down the broad avenues lined with grand civic buildings and modern skyscrapers while you soak up the laid-back attitude of the locals. The journey of Melbourne started when convicts were sailed to far away land for settlement from the old world, later followed by other settlers. Melbourne is a chic city that its street art rates with that of New York. Enjoy a coffee in its top quality cafes from the world-class baristas.
This city boasts a wide array of aesthetically attractive parks. Experience Melbourne’s trams (Free within Melbourne CBD) as they are one of the best in the world. Relax in the genuinely Melbournian, Federation Square which is surrounded by iconic landmarks.
Appease your ears with intricate orchestral pieces at Hamer Hall the home of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Festivals in Melbourne ranging from comedy to musicals will amaze you. The theatre street in Melbourne runs stunning shows that will engulf you in a one of a kind experience. The National Gallery of Victoria and Museum takes a step back in time while retaining its modern and interactive exhibitions. Hop across the river and experience Southbank. Entertain yourself at the crown casino and then encounter the stunning views of Melbourne’s skyline at the Eureka tower. Melbourne does not stop there.
Venture further in the picturesque Dandenong Mountains set amongst murals of lush green temperate rainforests or check out the incredible Great Ocean road that follows the coast right beside a backdrop of paradise. Whether you want to do surfing, skiing, hot-air ballooning, tree surfing, fruit picking, relaxing, gold panning, horse riding, fishing, animal petting and everything else, Melbourne has it all.
Melbourne is home to great houses of shopping like the Chadstone shopping centre nicknamed as the Fashion Capital and is the largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere. Shopping is the soul of the Queen Victoria market which offers all the joys of Melbourne’s culinary world.
Don’t forget to enjoy yourself at the Bayside theme park, The Luna Park which has been entertaining the locals for almost a century. All this and more is what makes Melbourne, truly Melbourne.