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Photo: The Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building - now also a World Heritage Site.
Photo: Photo: The Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building - now also a World Heritage Site.
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Melbourne Landmark - Royal Exhibition Building

The Royal Exhibtion Building in Melbourne Australia has recently been named a World Heritage Site.

The building, in traditional style for the 19th Century was placed in a large surrounding garden, where it still stands today.

Major Events

  • The first Federal Parliament in 1901 was held here
  • The first building to fly the Australian flag
  • The first Australian building to be World Heritage listed

Carlton Gardens

The Carlton Gardens, as the surrounding garden was called, had been designed in a traditional ‘parterre’ style, where wheels, triangles, circles and other shapes are planted with flowers, trees and shrubs.

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You can find places to stay in throughout Melbourne luxury hotels to Caravan Parks. Accommodation available includes a wide range of styles to suit almost any budget.

Main Photo: Photo: The Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building - now also a World Heritage Site.

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Side Entrance to the Melbourne Landmark Royal Exhibition Building
Photo: Side Entrance to the Melbourne Landmark Royal Exhibition Building

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