The sporting and cultural capital of Australia, Melbourne is a dynamic city famous as the country’s top holiday destination. With unique inner-city neighbourhoods, a wonderful city centre, mountain ranges, lush green parks, world-class dining and home-grown fashion, Melbourne promises unique holiday experiences to visitors in Australia.

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Stroll through the city’s laneways

Melbourne is teeming with charming little cafes, coffee shops and lively boutiques. You can start with the Flinders Street Station and go on to the Degraves Street to explore city’s beautiful arcades and street art. Besides, Collins Street and Little Bourke Street are other places where you’ll find a lot to see and learn about the urban culture of the city.

Shop at the Queen Victoria Market

Shopping lovers are sure to be tempted by the lively aura and amazing variety of stuff available at the city’s Queen Victoria Market. It is a major landmark in Melbourne and the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere. The market has several diverse precincts where you can walk around and buy fresh produce, homeware and souvenirs. Besides, you can enjoy late-night shopping, live music and scrumptious food.

Sip cocktails at a rooftop bar

Melbourne is home to many rooftop bars calling party lovers from all over the world. You can discover few of them across the city centre and neighbourhoods of Carlton and Fitzroy. These are the best places to simply sit back, enjoy a mesmerising view and take delight in a bubbly cocktail. Naked in the Sky, Curtin House and Madame Brussels are some of the city’s best rooftop bars.

Spend a picnic day at Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens promises visitors a relaxed time with their loved ones amidst the beauty of nature. Situated at a walking distance from the city centre, the gardens are ideal for picnicking, jogging and to meditate in a peaceful environment. There are over 8,500 colourful and fascinating plant species in the garden, drawing nature enthusiasts from all parts of the world.

Discover the State Library Victoria

State Library Victoria is Australia’s oldest public library. You can enjoy free tours, discover a world of stories and information and attend different exhibitions and events. Considered a city landmark, it flaunts incredible heritage interiors. Explore manuscripts, newspapers, audio, video and digital material reflecting Victoria’s rich culture and history.

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