What Are Top Tourist Attractions Melbourne’s has to Offer?
Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is built on a coastal plain around the shores of Port Phillip Bay. Known for its elegance, Melbourne offers Australia’s best shops, festivals and glamorous events and beautifully restored and preserved 19th-century Victorian buildings constructed following the discovery of gold. These and other Melbourne attractions are located in the heart of the city, which you can explore at a leisurely pace in a matter of days.
Located in Melbourne’s central business district, Block Arcade is Melbourne’s most elegant 19th-century shopping arcade. Block Arcade was sketched by architect David C. Askew and was completed in 1893. The interior, with luxurious mosaic tiles, wrought iron, a carved stone finish and a glass canopy, is one of the finest examples of the Victorian Mannerist style in Australia.
National Gallery of Victoria International
Founded in 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria is the largest and oldest public art museum in Melbourne, Australia. The National Gallery of Victoria currently houses more than 70,000 works of art and houses famous paintings by international painters such as Renoir, Picasso and van Gogh.
King’s Estate Gardens
Kings Domain is an expanse of the park in Melbourne, Australia, including Queen Victoria Gardens, Sanctuary of Remembrance, Alexandra Gardens, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Pioneer Women’s Garden and Royal Botanical Gardens. The shrine of remembrance is designed so that at 11:00 a.m. on Remembrance Day (November 11), a ray of sunshine passes through an opening on the roof of the stone of remembrance in the inner shrine to illuminate the word “love »In the registration
Illuminating part of the bank of the Yarra River in central Melbourne, the Melbourne Aquarium is an aquarium of the Antarctic and the Southern Ocean and one of Melbourne’s main tourist attractions. You can walk in a transparent tunnel surrounded by water with fish and sea creatures swimming around you or go to the Antarctic part, put on snow and sit between the King and Gentoo penguins while playing on the ice. For adventurers, dive with sharks – under the guidance of an instructor, of course.
Inaugurated in 2002, Federation Square is a cultural district and a city centre in the city of Melbourne, Australia. Federation Square is located in the central business district of Melbourne, at the junction of Swanston Street / St Kilda Road and Flinders Street. This abstract style building houses the second branch of the National Gallery of Victoria, which showcases only Australian art, as well as the BMW Edge amphitheatre, the Melbourne Visitor Center, the Australian Center for the Moving Image, a place and hosts theatre performances, gift shops, restaurants, and bars. Although considered one of the ugliest buildings in the world, Federation Square is Melbourne’s second most famous tourist attraction, with more than 9 million visits in 2011
St Paul’s Cathedral
St. Paul’s Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. It is the seat of the Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne and it is the main tourist attraction in Melbourne. The cathedral is ideally located in the heart of Melbourne, on the east corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street, diagonally across from Flinders Street train station. The location of St. Paul’s Cathedral is where the first Christian service was held in Melbourne in 1835
Southgate is a bustling shopping and entertainment destination on the banks of the Yarra River in Melbourne, next to the arts centre. Southgate offers a diverse mix of restaurants, cafes and bars, casual dining, designer stores, gifts, accessories and household items for everyday service needs.
Flinders Street Station
Completed in 1909, Flinders Street station is a central suburban station at the corner of Swanston and Flinders streets in Melbourne, Australia. The dome, the arched entrance, the bells and the tower of the main building is one of Melbourne’s most famous tourist attractions. Locals use the clocks at the front main station as their preferred meeting place. It was planned to replace the clocks with television screens which aroused much opposition from the locals. You can now see these famous clocks with television screens.