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Visit the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne's most iconic landmark, where Victorians have been coming since 1934 to honour the service and sacrifice of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping. Enter the Shrine and experience the quiet...more
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Every year in Anzac Day, there are rememberance day happens here. This is a building with lots of historical artifacts from the Gallipoli war. It’s a fantastic architectural building with multiple levels to view and see. Highly recommended for everyone to see. This place is...More
We took our family to the shrine today to teach them about the war and show their respects. Its such a wonderful building in our city. So educational inside seeing all the momentos and memorials and memories. Kids enjoyed it. Definitely worth going to.
The Shrine has more to offer than you would expect. Aside from the serenity of its surrounds and the views of the city (especially from its upper deck) and the fascinating war exhibition, there is also the laser light demonstration. This is the centrepiece of...More
The Shrine of Remembrance is my favourite Melbourne building and I’m lucky to live very near to it. I can enjoy it day and night, especially when there are celebrations and commemorations taking place.
Why is the Shrine worth visiting?
1. It’s free! But donations...More
This structure and its surrounds serves as a memorial to fallen soldiers, so the area abounds with diverse sculptures and military references. There is an enormous amount of care and effort invested into maintaining this memorial and so it is a very significant and iconic...More
Date of experience: February 2018
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Thank you for your kind review! It is a good point you make, as some visitors to the Shrine are unaware of the Galleries that are located directly below the Sanctuary. We encourage all visitors to linger a littler longer at the Shrine and make...More
As a visitor from the UK I am always impressed by the way you Aussies value and respect your armed forces past and present.
This beautiful building not only commemorates the Victorians who gave their lives in two world wars and subsequent conflicts but it...More
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Sorry although been to Israel, it was only on a day visit to Jerusalem and Bethlehem so don't know that area. However good luck with your walk.
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