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Places in Melbourne City Centre

Melbourne City Centre

Cultural and cosmopolitan, fashionable and eclectic, you’ll discover a city with an inviting atmosphere revolving around wining, dining, shopping and arts. Visit eye catching Federation Square or the Crown Entertainment Complex for arts, entertainment and some of the best restaurants.

Shopping is a must in Melbourne, with Melbourne Central, Queen Victoria Market and GPO well worth a visit. Just a tram ride from the city are some of Melbourne’s most popular spots – Bridge Road, Richmond for factory outlets and bargain seconds, Chapel Street, South Yarra for trendy boutiques, Greville Street, Prahran for eclectic bars and Acland Street, St Kilda for funky cafés and patisseries.

Melbourne is rich with art and culture – head to the Southbank precinct to explore the Victorian Arts Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria’s international collection. Federation Square fuses art with architecture while city laneways showcase the talents of local artists and designers. Theatres, museums and events are abundant and will introduce you to a new
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Food and wine is a passion in this city with celebrity chefs and wine masters of the world showcasing the best of dining experiences. Visit Lygon Street, Carlton for kerbside Italian dining, Lonsdale Street is Melbourne’s Greek precinct, or head to Little Bourke Street’s Chinatown. Vibrant Fitzroy offers cool cafés and bars, multicultural and vegetarian options and Melbourne’s Spanish quarter. Southbank Promenade has great views and a riverside setting. Many treasures lie beneath the surface and getting lost in the laneways, alleys and arcades of the inner city is the best way to discover Melbourne’s hidden secrets.

As the event capital of Australia, there is always something happening in this vibrant city. Whatever the season, Melbourne is abuzz with food and wine festivals, concerts, theatre shows, musical extravaganzas, exhibitions and sporting events. There is nothing like the electric atmosphere at the AFL Grand Final in September or the excitement of Melbourne Cup in November. Come prepared to see, do, discover and enjoy – it’s all happening in Melbourne.