Melbourne is one of the most frequently visited cities of Australia. Many International and domestic tourists head to Melbourne to catch a glimpse of beautiful tourist spots Melbourne has. From delicate art galleries to mesmerizing natural sights, Melbourne is a complete package for tourists and sight seers!
Here we have enlisted 5 best placed to visit in Melbourne if you’re a tourist or even an Aussie:
Melbourne Museum is the largest museum of Southern Hemisphere and features a wide range of activities. Apart from its exhibition galleries, the museum has Sidney Myer Amphitheatre, IMAX Cinema and Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre. It is surrounded by beautiful public garden. Adjacent to it is Royal Exhibition building, which is a World Heritage Site. It is embodiment of historic and cultural values. It is still used for commercial exhibitions and is frequented by many visitors.
Eureka Tower is one of favorite spots in Melbourne. The skyscraper has around 91 floors and features a glass cube “The Edge” which is main attraction of the building. The glass cube which slides out of the building, occupies the 88th floor of the building. It is the highest public view from a building in Southern Hemisphere and gives a panorama view to the visitors. The Edge provides fascinating view of the skyline and of the city beneath.
Queen Victoria Market, regarded as a historic icon, is an open air market. The market is home to several food halls and shopping stalls, where you can find wide categories of products. Apart from it being the heart of shopping in Melbourne, it hosts many events. These include night markets, music concerts and festivals.
Yarra River is one of the most preferred sightseeing spot in Melbourne. Sightseeing through cruise is a traditional way. Many cruise agencies can be found on the river that would provide tourists with great experience of sightseeing. These cruises also take visitors to famous places like Birrarung Marr and Williamstown.
Federation Square is a major meeting place in Melbourne. Located in the heart of the city, it is well known for its unique and exquisite architecture. Over thousand events are hosted here annually to provide fine entertainment to the visitors. It also features Ian Potter Gallery, Australian Centre for Moving Image among other entertainment facilities. Flinders Street Station and Melbourne Cricket Ground are located near the Federation Square.