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Top 6 Things to Do in Melbourne – Experiencing a Stunning City

Melbourne is undoubtedly one of the best-known cities in Australia. If you visit Melbourne you will find many interesting things to do, like trying out the best coffee, visiting Federation Square, admiring street art and more.

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Tour the city for the finest coffee in the world

Melbourne is justifiably renowned for offering some of the finest coffee on the globe. In this city, you will not only find some delectable coffee, but you will also have the opportunity to experience Melbourne's distinctive coffee culture. Even if you just wander through the city's streets you are likely to find places that offer outstanding coffee. On the other hand, if you are truly committed to discovering the best coffee in Melbourne you can join a tour that will take you to some of the coffee highlights.

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Visit Federation Square

Federation Square is a well-known Melbourne landmark and a great choice to commence your sightseeing tour. This square which commemorates a century of the federation of Australian states was opened to the public in 2002. You will see that this building boasts an avant-garde design that makes it an instantly recognisable sight. Over 2,000 diverse events are staged here annually. Therefore it is almost always possible to enjoy appealing entertainment at Federation Square staged at the outdoor central performance venue or the smaller indoor spaces.

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Admire the amazing street art

The city of Melbourne is famed for its street art and is in fact, considered to be one of the outstanding cities on the globe for street art. A section of the city has been earmarked for the use of street artists by the authorities and here you will find stunning and unforgettable street artworks that are sure to capture the imagination of the viewer. Since the works created change regularly you will never tire of visiting this part of the city. You will also have the opportunity to join a tour organised by the street artists themselves and learn more about this form of art.

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Experience the Royal Botanical Gardens

The pleasant Royal Botanical Gardens is always an interesting attraction to stroll through. Situated in the midst of verdant parkland, these gardens compare with the finest botanical gardens on the globe and are a remarkable creation that will captivate the discerning visitor. These gardens contain thousands of different varieties of plants including some unusual and eye-catching specimens. During the months of summer, you will also be able to enjoy live theatrical presentations and night-time cinema here.

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Enjoy the views from Eureka Tower

The spectacular Eureka Tower is a skyscraper that rises to a height of 91 storeys making it a breathtaking sight. Visitors will notice the building's golden crown and gilded windows which sparkle in the rays of the sun. If you ascend to the tower's Skydeck you will be able to enjoy stunning views over the city. An accommodation choice to consider from where this attraction can easily be visited would be Oaks on Collins which may be regarded as one of the conveniently located Collins Street hotels.

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Enjoy a picnic at Carlton Gardens

This expansive site contains a number of interesting attractions such as the Royal Exhibition Building, Imax Cinema and the Melbourne Museum. If you visit these immaculately maintained gardens which will be an excellent place for a relaxed picnic, you will be able to enjoy the sight of picturesque mountains with your family as well. You can also admire the fine-looking architecture of the buildings to be found here. The Carlton Gardens feature a variety of Australian as well as internationally sourced fauna and flora too.

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