Searching for a cosy place with a lot of tourist attractions to visit next? Book a holiday in Melbourne and be ready to explore the city you have always dreamed of. Marvellous Melbourne is a melting pot of nations these days and you will be able to discover its unusual culture. There are a lot of extraordinary buildings to explore and when you get tired from all the wandering around the city, you should taste some of the most delicious meals there are in Australia as this is the culinary capital.
Be amazed by the culture
Those of you who are willing to find out more about the local culture should start your tour at St. Kilda Road, Melbourne and Federation Square where the oldest gallery is – the National Gallery of Victoria. It is brimming with remarkable pieces of art, as many as 68,000. You’ll be able to explore the art in Australia stretching from Aboriginal to the Heidelberg School and the modern pieces. There’s another museum worth exploring and you can reach it at 11 Nicholson Street. The Melbourne Museum is the place where you can relax in the park and opt for strolling along the Aboriginal Centre inside. Melbourne has a vivid street art scene you need to check out. Hosier Lane is full of stencils and street art in general. There are art tours available or you can go by yourself and explore the interesting streets of Melbourne. Apart from museums and street art, there’s another monument worth exploring – Captain Cook house in East Melbourne. You will see his cottage and there will be friendly locals nearby to share their knowledge about him.
Melbourne’s enchanting sights
This city is brimming with unsurpassed sights you need to check out. You’ll need to stay at least a few days there to discover most of them. Save a lot of dollars by finding flatmates. Not only will you have a cheap yet cosy accommodation, but you’ll have someone to talk to and explore the city with. You can go together and see the magnificent Eureka tower at 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank and discover its 91 stories. It’s a masterpiece of architecture – golden windows glistening in the sun cannot help but catch your attention. You can go as far as up to 88th floor and see the entire city below your feet. Once you have had a bird’s eye view over the city, you can explore it by cruising. The Yara River has a lot of cruises you can embark on. The next thing to do is go to Docklands where the modern eco-friendly buildings are. The entire area is known for being the one with the largest number of green buildings in the entire southern hemisphere.
Melbourne is well-known for an unsurpassed offer of versatile restaurants. Try something completely different and support the local migrant restaurant called Lentil as Anything at 41 Blessington Street. There’s no set price for a meal and you can try there a lot of different dishes stemming from all parts of the world. Check out local markets and buy organic products. Queen Victoria market is the place to go. You can get the best food grown by the locals. Be sure to try the incredibly delicious cheese.
Flora and fauna to die for
If you want to see the wonderful wildlife and plants of Australia, you’re at the right place. Go to Royal Botanic dens, and see some of the rare species. You can even choose to go on an Aboriginal Heritage Walk. There is a moonlight cinema during summer where you can have the most relaxing time ever among the numerous bird species. Go to Melbourne Zoo and sign in for the Trail of Elephants. Once you are in Melbourne, you have to see dolphins swim.
Waste no more time and book a flight to Melbourne. From delicious meals to incredible sights, unsurpassed culture and a variety of animal and plant species to check out, the city is bound to leave you breathless