Top 10 Melbourne Experiences

September 21, 2011 by

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Get a nice view of the Melbourne skyline from the Yarra River

City-bound and not sure what to see? Here are our top 10 Melbourne experiences:

1. City Circle Tram
Hop on this free tram for a tour around the city.

2. Queen Victoria Market
This city market has been in operation since 1878. Don’t miss the Deli Hall!

3. Carlton Gardens
At the northeast corner of the city, these delightful gardens are home to the 19th century Royal Exhibition Building and the fabulous Melbourne Museum.

4. City Laneways & Arcades
Wander the historic arcades, from Postal Lane at the GPO on Bourke St. to Degraves St. opposite iconic Flinders St. Station.

5. Flinders Street Station
This much loved and much photographed train station looks grand from every angle.

6. Federation Square
Opposite Flinders St. Station, this relative newcomer to the city is now a bustling arts precinct. Here you’ll find the Australian Centre For the Moving Image (ACMI) and the Ian Potter Centre – National Gallery Australia.

7. Southbank
Wander along the Yarra. Enjoy (or abhor) the excesses at Crown Casino and browse the nearby shops and eateries.

8. Eureka Tower
If you’ve a head for heights then check out the highest public vantage point in the Southern Hemisphere.

9. National Gallery of Victoria
Don’t miss Australia’s oldest public art gallery.

10. Royal Botanic Gardens
Lose yourself for a day in these delightful gardens.

- Emma McMahon

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