Melbourne is known for its café and restaurant culture, people from all over the world have settled here and brought their best ideas and recipes with them. Click map to Zoom Out.
Old Treasury Building: This museum, housed in an heritage building was once home to the Victoria Treasury, with much gold found in the state stored in vaults below the building, which you can visit. There are also permanent and changing exhibits on the history of Melbourne and Victoria. Old Treasury Building.
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The Conservatory: Those who love plants and flowers should be sure to visit the Conservatory, located in the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens. The Conservatory.
Cooks Cottage: Also located in the Fitzroy Gardens, Captain Cook’s Cottage is the home where he was born, shipped brick by brick from England and carefully restored. Cooks Cottage.
: Located at the eastern end of the inner city, Chinatown has a great collection of Asian restaurants for you to try. It is also the location of the Chinese Museum. Melbourne Chinatown.
Greek Precinct: The largest Greek speaking grouping outside of Europe is in Melbourne, the Greek Precinct is a good place to eat, naturally. Centered around Lonsdale Street: Melbourne’s Greek Precinct.
St Patricks Cathedral: A Melbourne landmark building made from Blue Stone: St Patricks Cathedral.
Collins Place: Known for its collection of clothing and fashion shops, as well as some great places to eat. Collins Place.
Craft Victoria: Concentrating on contemporary craft and design, you can learn here about the latest in craft techniques as well as the traditional. There are also exhibits of limited-edition works and more. Craft.
Parliament Train Station: See the Train Stations Map.
Trams in the city centre are free if you begin and end your journey in the city centre limits. They traverse the streets on a frequent basis. Melbourne Australia Trams.
East Melbourne is where the ’Old’ money had settled in the mid to late 1800s. Being one of the earliest suburbs of the city, it was home to many magnificent mansions and terrace housing. Many still remain as they have been put on the Heritage Register.
Victoria being a compact state, other worthwhile places to visit include:
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