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“prime venue”

Royal Exhibition Building
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$53.10*
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Melbourne City Sights with Chadstone Shopping Experience
Ranked #38 of 393 things to do in Melbourne
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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.
Bendigo, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“prime venue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

This is a magnificent and beautifully restored historical marker. It is better for large gatherings than for matric exams.

Visited September 2012
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Wonderful experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

Had a wonderful time at the Royal Exhibition Building. Saw some nice vintage cars collection Ferrari, Mercedes, BMW and so many.

Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Iconic melbourne building”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

there is always something on at the exhibition biulding. you can chek on the website for upcomming events but they sualy have expos all year round. if you find something you like than go have a look

Visited February 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Concoarse de elegance”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

We attended the display of the most prestigious cars in Australia dating from the 1930's to the mid 1970's. It was a fantastic venue and a amazing part of Australian History. The Federation if Australia was signed here in 1901 and was the first parliament we had.Worth a visit.

Visited October 2012
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Melbourne
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“Treasure of Melbourne”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

If you can get inside here it is absolutely stunning! However it is worth looking outside especially if you're already visiting the museum. The gardens surrounding are quite lovely, make sure you walk around the front of this building as that's the nicest spot

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