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The First-Time Guide to Visiting Melbourne, Australia
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The First-Time Guide to Visiting Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne, Australia (B)

Melbourne, Australia is one of those cities that just inspires romance and adventure, in the most unique fashion. This city’s great bounty of designer and independent boutiques, traditional European architecture and eclectic array of neat eats and sweet treats, makes it a decadent cornucopia of culture. For this reason, it can be genuinely difficult to decide where to start! So let us do it for you.

Shopping in the Melbourne CBD is a hoot and a half, so long as your accommodation is close enough to offload all your bags, mostly because there is guaranteed to be a lot of them! We opted to stay in serviced accommodation in the city centre simply to make walking through the city as effortless as possible. Melbourne is very pedestrian-friendly, so it’s more than easy to get around without a car if you’re staying in the heart of the city. With free trams running through every major intersection, you’ll also be able to move quickly between Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne Emporium, QV, and Queen Victoria Market, which are the four most iconic shopping destinations of the many that Melbourne has to offer. Come prepared to redefine your sense of style, because Melbourne really delivers the designer goods at crazy prices, especially during Melbourne Fashion Week.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The First-Time Guide to Visiting Melbourne, Australia
Guide Location: Australia » Melbourne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara And Daphne From Girlswanderlust
Read it on Author's Website: https://girlswanderlust.com/australia/1st-time-guide-melbourne-australia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bourke Street Mall
  • Melbourne Emporium
  • QV
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • Lygon Street
  • Hardware Lane
  • Mr. Miyagi
  • Maha
  • Lune Croissanterie
  • Hosier Lane
  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • Flinders Street Railway Station

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