Melbourne: A Quintessential Travel Guide

Melbourne: A Quintessential Travel Guide, Melbourne, Australia (B)

Melbourne, a city that has a perfect blend of historical mix of past and the present. Where one side the CBD (Central Business District) is modern, active and bursting with activities, it is the suburbs that have a unique charm and a laid back leisurely feel.

Once addicted to Tea, Melbourne became obsessed to Coffee somewhere in the 1950’s. Today Melbourne has best cafe’s and is also referrred to as the ‘Cafe Capital’ of Australia and trust me everyone you see around has a cup of coffee no matter what time of the day it is! Best Cafe’s in Australia

It is also a city that is quite temperamental too when it comes to its climate. Melbourne lets youexperience four seasons in one day and I mean literally four seasons! It truly amazes to see the weather changes that frequently. But the good part is no matter how cloudy it becomes or how windy the air might be, just hang on as soon there will always a nice and bright sunshine soon!

As you enter the Main CBD located across the Yarra River, it is the St. Paul’s Cathederal that first welcomes you with its massive towers overlooking the Historical Flinders Station that stunningly covers two whole city blocks! Get an incredible 360 degree view from the 88th floor atEureka Skydeck or experience an amazing thrill of seeing the iconic MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground).Check out the Etihad Stadium that has a roof that closes or step back into history by visiting the Old Melbourne Gaol, a museum and was a former prison. Melbourne even has an Immigration Museum! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Melbourne: A Quintessential Travel Guide
Guide Location: Australia » Melbourne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ashima Mukherjee
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St. Paul’s Cathederal
  • Flinders Station
  • Etihad Stadium
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Immigration Museum
  • Federation Square
  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • Shrine of Remembrance
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • St Kilda
  • Riva
  • The Great Provider
  • Luna Park
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
  • Clip ‘N’ Climb
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • Prahan Market
  • Coles
  • Target
  • Dollar King
  • Daiso

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