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Places you must visit in Melbourne - Explore Melbourne

Visiting Melbourne is an exciting visit to Australia and if you are planning to visit Melbourne for the first time, here are some details on places you must visit while you are in the city.


Royal Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens is an exhibit and example of the developments that happened during the British Colonial period. The Botanic Gardens are a great location to come to in order to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The atmosphere, environment and the view make it a place you want to spend hours on end with your tour guide. The garden was established in the year 1846 and has been renovated and developed thoroughly over the past few years. The garden is maintained up to great standards that you will see caretakers working around the clock, beautifying the location. There are guided tours who wish to find out details and information about the garden of flora and fauna.


National Gallery of Victoria

The National Gallery of Vitoria is the oldest public gallery in the country. The buildings are home to about seventy thousand different works which is exhibited in two different locations. The Great Hall is the most commonly known section of the National Gallery of Victoria. The great hall is where you will come across locals and tourists lying down on the floor to witness the stunning stained glass detailing on the ceiling. The international collection is housed at the Ian Potter Gallery. The National Gallery of Victoria is easy to find and is not located too far from the Serviced Apartment. Melbourne is an interesting city so you have a mix of different things to explore.


Eureka Tower

Located in the heart of Southbank the Eureka tower stands proud and tall 91 stories above ground level. The Skydeck on the 88th floor is the most interesting location to be at as you will get to witness a 360-degree view of the city which will feel like a bird's eye view. For those who want to go that extra distance and be daring, there is a platform known as The Edge, which extends three metres away from the building allowing one to enjoy a literal bird's eye view of the stunning city. Oaks On William including other hotels and buildings can be located from the top.


Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition building

The Melbourne Museum is an interesting location to visit for kids and adults alike. The modern building that houses many exhibits about traditions, culture, practices and history is an interesting location to find out further details about the Australians and how to they came to be who they are today. Adjacent to the Melbourne Museum the Royal Exhibition Centre is the conventionally built Royal Exhibitions Centre.


Yarra River Cruise

The Yarra River cruise is a great way to take a look at the city before you set out on foot. If you are short on time to visit all the places and explore them the Yarra River Cruise will take you alongside some of the most iconic places in the city, such as the National Cricket Stadium, National Tennis Centre and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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