What to See in Melbourne

Melbourne is a second major populated city of Australian territory. Melbourne city is a symbol of Australian cultural activities. It is a Victoria state administrative and business capital. Melbourne city also know for second biggest sea port, air port and business hub.

It was discovered in 1835 by settlers and it is inhabited around port Phillip which is naturally built by Yarra River. Its population would tripled from1851 to 1860 the reason was Victorian gold rush. Melbourne city is a beginning place of cultural institutes of Australian territory such as Australian Rules football, film, music, television, dance and impressionist art.

It has many sights to tourists visits such as Parliament House of Victoria, Docklands, Eureka Tower, Southgate, Queen Victoria Market, State Library, Federation Square, Police Museum, Melbourne Museum, St Kilda and South Yarra etc.

Parliament House of Victoria: parliament house is a beautiful building which is located at Spring Street in east of city. it was established in 1855 and design by Charles Pasley.

Eureka Tower: Eureka tower total height is 975 ft which located in south bank of city. This building was build in Oct 2006 and design by Fender Katsalidis Architects firm. Total number of floors are 91 and 1 is underground of this building.

Melbourne Museum: Museum situated in the Carlton Gardens which building is adjusted with Royal Exhibition Building. It is the largest Museum in the Southern Hemisphere. It has 7 main galleries which are Forest Gallery, Children's Gallery, Melbourne Gallery, Mind and Body Gallery, Touring Hall, Evolution Gallery and Public spaces. Museum visit timing is 10am to 5 pm but it closed on Christmas and Good Friday. Admit fee is 10$ per adult but 3 to 16 year child entry is free.

Queen Victoria Market: that is a biggest market place not only in Victoria along with Southern Hemisphere. Queen Victoria Market spread in 17 acre area. Today this market is a major tourism point which is offering fresh vegetables, poultry, meat, fruits and seafood.

Federation Square: Federation Square is a meeting sight and a unique cultural point located at 2 Swanston Street. It is hub of wide range of restaurants, bars, cafes, NGV kid corner, NGV Australia

Melbourne is a dream and second wealthy city of the country. It is also a biggest hub of education of the Australian territory along with Asian countries. This has lot of accommodation place to provide safe and reliable place to stay to tourists. Daily numbers of people come from foreign and domestic to Melbourne tour and travel.


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