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Ranked #31 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #32 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Explore Australia's history and culture. Journey through Melbourn's history and explore stories of people who have migrated... more » Owner description: Explore Australia's history and culture. Journey through Melbourn's history and explore stories of people who have migrated from all reaches of the world. From the reasons for making the journey, to the impact on indigenous communities, these stories are sometimes sad, sometimes funny, but always engaging. Located in the Old Customs House in the heart of the city - an easy walk from Flinders St Station or Southern Cross (or catch the free City Circle Tram). « less
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Ranked #33 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #34 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Theaters
Experience Victoria's center for the performing arts and enjoy a play, a concert or a visit to the galleries.
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Ranked #35 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The landmark Regent Theatre holds a key part in our city’s history since opening as a grand picture palace in 1929. Having... more » Owner description: The landmark Regent Theatre holds a key part in our city’s history since opening as a grand picture palace in 1929. Having survived a fire, a flood, 20 years in darkness and many threats of demolition, the venue reopened in August 1996, meticulously refurbished and returned to its breathtaking former glory.Today it stands more lavish and grand than ever and continues to host some of the world’s most renowned theatre productions. « less
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Ranked #36 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
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Ranked #37 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #38 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Theaters; Movie Theaters
Owner description: The Astor is one of the last single screen movie palaces left in the world, showing movies continuously since being built in... more » Owner description: The Astor is one of the last single screen movie palaces left in the world, showing movies continuously since being built in 1936, and transporting you to a time when going to the movies was an event. « less
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Ranked #39 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Concerts
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Ranked #40 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Bodies of Water; Parks; Jogging Paths/ Tracks
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Ranked #41 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #42 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #43 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Gardens
Owner description: The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. On 1 July 2004, it became the... more » Owner description: The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. On 1 July 2004, it became the first building in Australia to achieve a World Heritage listing. Located in Carlton Gardens, the pavilion was originally completed in 1880 for the first of two international fairs hosted by Melbourne. On May 1st, 1901, the initial Commonwealth Parliament was held here, an event commemorated in 2001, the centenary of Australian Federation. Today, with its meticulously restored interior, expansive galleries and soaring dome, the Great Hall offers an impressive setting for trade shows, fairs and cultural and community events. « less
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Ranked #44 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Owner description: Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and... more » Owner description: Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming. « less
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Ranked #45 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Malls; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Melbourne Central is a diverse shopping and dining destination that invites you to keep exploring. Bringing together more... more » Owner description: Melbourne Central is a diverse shopping and dining destination that invites you to keep exploring. Bringing together more than 300 retailers over five levels, Melbourne Central is home to an absorbing range of Australian and international fashion brands from Gorman, Alannah Hill, Crumpler to Lulamae, Vans and Nique. Take a sugar break at Cupcake Central, a beauty break at Mecca Maxima or an indulgent time-out at Self Centred Medi Spa.The buzz continues after dark, whether you are lurking in Knox Lane with its graffiti by Melbourne's infamous DABS and MYLA, or basking beneath a screen in the Hoyts Director's Suite or Bean Bag Cinema. Spanning two city blocks, the centre boasts several unique architectural features including the giant Marionette Watch hanging in Shot Tower Square, famous for its hourly rendition of the Australian anthem 'Waltzing Matilda'. The square is named after the historic Coops Shot Tower a bullet-making facility built in 1889. Today, the brick shot tower stands proudly in its original place, protected by a modern twist: the magnificent Glass Cone, designed in the '80s by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa. While it floods the centre with natural light, the Glass Cone's design also makes it one of Melbourne's most recognisable landmarks.Located atop the City Loop Melbourne Central train station and can be found on the iconic free city circle tram route. Melbourne Central boasts 822 car parks making it the perfect base for Melbourne city excursions. The five-star-rated parents' retreat offers a sanctuary for families, while The Little Library free book exchange provide spaces for pause and escape from the city's frenetic buzz.Whatever brings you to Melbourne, be it shopping, exploring with the kids, lunch, brunch or simply an unexpected adventure, it is all waiting between Lonsdale and La Trobe. « less
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Ranked #46 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings; Museums
Owner description: Home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an array of restaurants, bars and specialty... more » Owner description: Home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, Federation Square is Melbourne's meeting place - a local hang-out and one of Victoria's most popular tourist attractions.Designed by Lab Architecture and Bates Smart, this modern piazza is the size of an entire city block and receives an average of eight million visits each year.Major attractions include:The Ian Potter Centre: NGV AustraliaHome to the world's largest collection of Australian art from the Colonial period right through to contemporary artworks.Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMICelebrates, explores and promotes the cultural and creative richness of the moving image in all its forms – film, television and digital culture. Melbourne Visitor Centre Melbourne's one-stop-shop for visitor information and assistance. Federation Square hosts more than 2,000 events each year and is a hub for festivals, markets, fashion shows, public lectures, films and concerts. The majority of events at Fed Square are free and entry to the permanent exhibitions at ACMI and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia is also free.Federation Square is home to 16 restaurants, bars and cafes as well as smaller contemporary art galleries and tourism services including bike rental, tour buses, boat cruises and souvenirs.Fed Square has free WiFi and the space is open 24hrs every day of the year. Note that the galleries, shops and restaurants all have their own opening hours. « less
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Ranked #47 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Movie Theaters
Owner description: Featuring the World's (3rd) Largest Screen, IMAX Melbourne offers one of the most exciting and immersive cinema experiences... more » Owner description: Featuring the World's (3rd) Largest Screen, IMAX Melbourne offers one of the most exciting and immersive cinema experiences on offer.Let the power of IMAX 3D transport you to exotic and amazing locations around the globe, under the sea and out of this world or see the latest Hollywood Blockbusters on a giant screen wrapped in 15,000 Watts of digital surround sound! « less
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Ranked #48 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
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Ranked #49 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #50 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #51 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
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Ranked #52 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Melbourne’s iconic Princess Theatre is regarded by many as Melbourne’s most spectacular landmark. Dating back as far as 1854,... more » Owner description: Melbourne’s iconic Princess Theatre is regarded by many as Melbourne’s most spectacular landmark. Dating back as far as 1854, the theatre was purchased by Marriner Theatres in 1986 and plans were immediately put in place for its total refurbishment to ensure its future viability as a live theatre venue. The Princess Theatre reopened in 1989 with the musical ‘Les Miserables’ followed by ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ which established a new record for the longest-running show ever staged in Victoria. Today, it continues to host some of the world’s most renowned theatre productions. « less
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Ranked #53 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #54 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Formerly the State Theatre, the Forum Melbourne first opened in 1929 with the largest seating capacity of any theatre in... more » Owner description: Formerly the State Theatre, the Forum Melbourne first opened in 1929 with the largest seating capacity of any theatre in Australia. Since then the venue has been divided into two separate venues. Downstairs, Forum I is famous for its unique architecture, large stage, mesmerising proscenium and signature cabaret style booths. Upstairs, Forum II is a smaller venue with tiered seating, small stage, surround sound and cinema size screen. Renowned as one of Melbourne’s most unique and best live music venues, the Forum plays host to many bands, singers, comedians and popular festivals every year. When not being used for live music, the venue comes alive as an amazing function space for events such as cocktail parties, launches and fashion events. « less
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Ranked #55 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #56 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Trails
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Ranked #57 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: From the largest collection of Kelly Gang armour in Australia to forensic evidence from some of Melbourne's most notorious... more » Owner description: From the largest collection of Kelly Gang armour in Australia to forensic evidence from some of Melbourne's most notorious crimes,the Victoria Police Museum presents visitors with an intriguing insight into the social history of policing and crime. « less
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Ranked #58 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Beaches
Long, well-maintained and clean beach just outside Melbourne, lined with markets, amusement parks and nightclubs.
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Ranked #59 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Forests
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Ranked #60 of 209 attractions in Melbourne
Category: Government Buildings
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