Melbourne City Guide

Alive with eclectic music, fine art, and stunning architecture, Melbourne is a place not only city-lovers dream of, but also where nature lovers can find a bit of sanctuary amidst a bustling metropolis. Please give me 1 minute to make you fall in love with Melbourne

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Quick Facts

  • State: Victoria
  • Population: 4 million
  • Area: 9,990 km²
  • Time Zone:UTC+11/+10
  • Climate: Oceanic Climate
  • Mayor:Robert Doyle

Top reasons to love Melbourne

Achitecture –  Melbourne’s architecture is one of the most stunning in the world. Some landmarks you shouldn’t miss are Immigration Museum, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Melbourne Central.

Food – Melbourne boasts restaurant Attica in the San Pellegrino top 100. The city is home to some of the world’s most elite chefs at the forefront of cutting-edge cuisine.

Festivals – Adelaide is home to The Adelaide Festival of Arts, Fringe Festival, Festival of Ideas, OZASIA Festival, Feast Festival, Come Out Festival and WOMADelaide.

The Arts – Melbourne has an incredible arts precinct and is a great city for exhibitions, festivals, displays, museums, galleries and live performances.

Sport – Melbourne is known for its world class sporting facilities and people passion for sport. It is the home to Australian Rules Football, horse racing and tennis.

Green Spaces – Total area of parks and reserves:4,782,600 m². One of this is internationally renowned Royal Botanic Garden located near the center of Melbourne.

Multiculture – Melbourne is one of the most multicultural cities in the world with significant populations of over 150 of the world’s nations represented.

Accomodation – When you fist come to Melbourne, there are many accomodation options: hotel, backpacker, farm stay etc. Homestay is a better choice if you want to truely experience the local culture in Melbourne.

Fun Facts About Melbourne

  1. An average of 2.3 million visitors and tourists flock to Melbourne every year
  2. The weather of Melbourne is one of its kind. It is very common to experience all the four seasons in one day.
  3. Melbourne was in the top 10 of Word’s Most Livable Cities in last 5 years
  4. Mitre Tavern is Melbourne’s oldest building.