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“A very fitting opportunity to remember the sacrifice of others” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance
St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
+61 3 9661 8100
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Ranked #10 of 204 attractions in Melbourne
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Owner description: Melbourne's iconic landmark and Victoria's war memorial commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australian service men and women.
Canmore, Canada
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“A very fitting opportunity to remember the sacrifice of others”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The gardens and the shrine provde an opportunity to remember the sacrifice of others and reflect on freedom. We visited here as part of a City Tour and appreciated the fact that we had ample time to visit the Shrine and the surrounding grounds.

Visited May 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Nice grounds and an icon of Melbourne City”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

If you are visiting Melbourne for the first time, this is an iconic place to take a picture.

yes it is a memorial for the fallen soldiers of Australia but then the building is unique and it is an icon so if you take a picture in front of this building people who see it will know that you were in Melbourne.

Visited June 2013
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“Very moving, fantastic views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This is a very moving place ... a sacred space well worth a visit. It's very easy to reach by tram or bus. And the views of the city from the Shrine are spectacular. The surrounding botanical gardens are gorgeous and well worth an afternoon's leisurely stroll and coffee.

Visited March 2013
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Colorado
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“Special place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Shrine of Remembrance was placed in an ideal location. Once there, you can look in the distance and see a close view of the skyline. However, standing there everything is silent and somehow peaceful. Make sure to stand close to the flame, lingering as long as you desire. Most importantly, be aware of why you are there.

Visited January 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Melbourne's Shrine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I like the eternal flame that is outside. It is a respectful place, that is surrounded by a gorgeous city and beautiful gardens.

Visited June 2013
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