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Melbourne is the capital of the southern state of Victoria and Australia's second largest city. Melbourne is also valued by many as the country's cultural and cosmopolitan capital, as there is a wide range of beautiful attractions for visitors, including sprawling parks, museums, galleries, theaters and cool shops. Melbourne is a diverse, modern city and a popular destination for travelers in Australia.


Accommodation in Melbourne

We recommend this for your stay in Melbourne Melbourne Central Hostel

Address: 562 Flinders St
Telephone: 03 9621 2523
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Sights and attractions in Melbourne

You can find it in the city center Eureka Tower, the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere. Nowhere else can you enjoy such a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Near the Docklands there are many unique shops, cafes and bars. Family activities and larger events also take place here in the picturesque setting. If you want to learn more about Australian history, there are a number of exciting museums to choose from. The Immigration Museum, for example, tells many moving stories of people who emigrated to Australia.

Just outside the city center, you can discover Carlton and many historic buildings, including that Melbourne Museum. The largest museum in the southern hemisphere offers you many interesting and interactive galleries that you can visit. The Royal Exhibition Building (Royal Exhibition Building) in the gardens of Carlton has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Here you will find the oldest exhibition pavilions in the world. St. Kilda is Melbourne's beach attraction and the ideal place for all beach holidaymakers who are either looking for a place to relax or who want to party the night away at one of the trendy bars.

Do you feel like traveling outside the hustle and bustle of the city? Then it is Great Ocean Road the right choice. 243 kilometers it leads you along the south coast past beautiful coastal landscapes. Some highlights on the way are the Split Point Lighthouse, the Marriner’s Lookout in Apollo Bay and the Otway National Park. Also is Philip Island at the mouth of the Western Port Buch just a two hour drive from Melbourne. The island has many attractions to offer, but the most famous is probably the penguin parade on Summerland Beach. At sunset you can watch the seabirds in black and white tails as they march back from the beach to their nests.


Going out and partying in Melbourne

Melbourne is considered one of the capitals for cultural enjoyment. Regardless of the preparation work, taste or price range - everyone will be satisfied and satisfied in Melbourne. As in any big city, you will find great restaurants everywhere, insider tips are in the Docklands and in St. Kilda. If you want to party in Melbourne, you can do so around the clock. The offer is also very large here. So that you can get up early the next day, there is still good news: The coffee culture in Melbourne dates back to the Victorian era and is something to be proud of!


Out and about in Melbourne

You can explore Melbourne on foot or by bike, as there are hardly any inclines and the network of bike paths in the city is optimal. Since you often have to share the bike paths in Melbourne with pedestrians, strollers with dogs and skaters, caution is advised. Local public transport, better known as Metlink, consists of buses, trains and trams and is ideal if you want to discover the city in a relaxed way and at a leisurely pace.


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