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Updated by Catalina Forbes on May 26, 2015
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Must Visit Attractions in Melbourne – The Best of Victoria

Melbourne is a 'Hodge Podge' of attractions covering shopping, dining and the quirky. Enjoy the Victoria Markets, gorgeous parks, diverse eateries and vintage lures of this cosmopolitan state.

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Hop Aboard the City Circle

Hop Aboard the City Circle

A boon and asset to all visitors - and even the locals - the 'City Circle' tram circles the city covering many of its main attractions. The trams show up every ten minutes and best of all are free to ride. A very helpful audio illustration of approaching attractions helps you decide where and when to disembark. The service runs clockwise along the following routes; Flinders Street, Harbour Esplanade, Docklands Drive, La Trobe Street, Victoria Street, Nicholson Street, Spring Street and Flinders Street. Going anti-clockwise you may start from Flinders Street and travel back. As you can see the service is quite conveniently available at almost every major point of the Melbourne CBD and is a wise choice for covering the best attractions within the city.

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Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market

This is a must visit attraction in Melbourne. The Victoria Market located in the CBD offers loads of shopping variety, eateries and entertainment. Buy the freshest seafood, vegetables, fruits, meats, delis and gourmet delights there. You will also find a fine array of arts and crafts, jewellery, clothing, handbags and shoes up for sale. Savour the old world charms of this vintage market as you soak up the friendly ambiance. If you choose the convenience of a Melbourne serviced accommodation such as city apartments this market is ideal for stocking up on. In fact the serviced apartments are an excellent choice for short or long term stays offering all the comforts of a traditional hotel with an at home feel. Come and go as you please by choosing accommodation at one of the best Melbourne apartment hotels that offer modern kitchens, living space, housekeeping, business services, sauna and much more. Located on vibrant Bourke Street is the Citadines on Bourke Melbourne.

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Flinders Street Station

Flinders Street Station

An iconic landmark in the city the Flinders Station is also one of South Australia's busiest stations. Its multitude of clocks - showing arrival and departure times for each line - has given rise to the often coined local phrase – 'I will meet you under the clocks'.

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Penguin Parade at Phillips Island

Penguin Parade at Phillips Island

Kids will love the action at Penguin Parade. Every sunset you may head over to the docks on Phillips Island to drink in sights of 'Little Penguins' emerging from the ocean. The birds then waddle across the sandy beach to their burrow-homes dug into the sand dunes. The Little Penguins are the smallest of the penguin species and are also the most adorable.

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Warroock Cattle Farm

Warroock Cattle Farm

This is a marvelous interactive working farm located about an hour from the Melbourne CBD. It is in fact right on the road to Phillip Island. Families with kids will love the experience as you are afforded a chance to spend time with local animals such as sheep, wombats and friendly kangaroos.

These are just a few of the great attractions Melbourne is well known for, choose the convenience of a Melbourne serviced apartment hotel and travel the extent of the state exploring other attractions such as Great Ocean Road, Healsvile Sanctuary, Puffing Billy and much more.