Best Places to See in Melbourne


If you are considering relocating to another country, Australia is undoubtedly one of your options. But, before you take such a big step, why not take a vacation? Spend a season in one of its major cities and learn about what to see in Melbourne.

Because of its high quality of life, Melbourne is the best representation of Australia. As a result, it is home to a large number of young travelers. But that is not the only reason; the city is home to many tourist attractions in Australia that will appeal to anyone.

Melbourne museum

melbourne museum

Monday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Melbourne offers a diverse range of attractions, including the city’s well-known museum. Isn’t this site more soaked in the city’s history and culture than the Titanic? A woodland, the Forest Gallery, and the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Center display are all located inside.

Queen Victoria Market

queen victoria market

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 6:00 a.m.; Sunday, 9:00 a.m. On Fridays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m., there are guided tours.

Tickets are $89.

The Queen Victoria Market is the city’s oldest market and a must-see attraction in Melbourne. Because you can stuff your face with the best of Australian cuisine. The difficulty will be in making a decision because all of the dishes are delicious!

The market serves British dishes like the famous Fish & Chips, as well as yumi yumi Spanish recipes. There are also souvenir shops where you can purchase fridge magnets for your mother and grandmother.

The Mini Penguins and St. Kilda Beach

the mini penguins and st. kilda beach

Although it is an independent town of Melbourne, it is now integrated as a result of the city’s expansion. There are several very cool restaurants and bars there, making it an unmissable Melbourne destination.

The real draw, however, is the pier! There is a colony of adorable 40 cm penguins. They come out at sunset so you can admire these adorable little animals and take a dip.

Flinders Street Station

flinders street station

Add a walk through Australia’s most iconic square to your list of things to do in Melbourne to get a better understanding of its traditions. There are numerous galleries and museums, as well as excellent bars, restaurants, and cafes.

State Library Victoria

state library victoria

Monday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

If you are a bookworm and a fan of travel books, you must go to Melbourne’s largest one. There’s an octagonal reading room inside with over 2 million books!

There is also a cafeteria where you can relax and eat some tasty cookies after a long reading session. They also have free wifi, so you can browse the web.

Ian Potter Center

melbourne, australia december 25, 2015: ian potter centre, national gallery of victoria. image has vintage filter applied.

Monday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Another museum in Melbourne that you should not miss on your tourism itinerary. The part dedicated to presenting Aboriginal art is the greatest, since it will help you improve your knowledge of Australian culture.

Australian Center for the Moving Image

australian center for the moving image

Monday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

If you are a geek who enjoys technology and movies as much as we do, you must visit this Melbourne museum. Its exhibitions focus on audiovisual art, and it hosts workshops, talks, and free temporary exhibitions.

You can also play classic video games or go to the movies or avant-garde festivals. There is also free public WiFi for all visitors.

Luna Park

luna park

Monday to Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

We couldn’t leave beautiful park off our list of things to do in Melbourne. The Ferris wheel, the ghost train, and the magical carousel are just a few of the attractions.

The most notable feature, however, is its roller coaster, which provides a spectacular view of Port Phillip Bay.

Eureka Tower

eureka tower

Monday to Thursday, 12:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Friday to Sunday, 12:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

There are so many tourist sites to see in Melbourne that it seems difficult to see them all. There is, however, a possibility to get a 360-degree view of the city: climb to the top of the Eureka tower! Leave the vertigo at home and bring your camera.

Fitzroy Gardens

fitzroy gardens

In Melbourne, these gardens are a must-see. They still have a classic Victorian design and lovely floral displays. The Conservatory, the House of Cooks, and the lovely Kerekere Verde cafe are all must-sees.

National Gallery of Victoria

national gallery of victoria

Monday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This structure is notable for exposing visitors to contemporary art, the English empire, and indigenous peoples’ culture. But wait, that’s not all it has to offer! The water curtain that greets visitors at the gallery’s entry is a must-see in Melbourne.

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

royal botanic gardens victoria

Monday to Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.

The city’s most magnificent urban park is home to some of Australia’s most beautiful sceneries. It covers 38 hectares of land and is home to over 8,500 plant species including cacti, camellias, succulents, roses, cycads, and many others.

There are numerous tours and guided visits available at the park. Mushi Boardwalk, Secret Life of Birds, Aboriginal Heritage, and Forest Therapy are just a few examples. Make a note of them in your calendar so you don’t forget.

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