Southbank, just on the other side of the Yarra River of the city, has attractions, art galleries and theatres. Click the map to Zoom Out or you can use the arrows for adjacent tourism precincts.
NGV International: The NGV has extensive collections of world class art from ancient cultures to today on permanent exhibition and changing ones. See works from masters such as Dali, Rembrandt and ancient Greece to the modern and exotic. This is a multi level museum, displays include Asian Art, Australian Multimedia, prints and drawings, international photography, sculptures, important decorative arts and antiquities: NGV International.
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Crown Entertainment Complex Much more than a casino, this entertainment complex has theatres and cinemas, a number of excellent restaurants, bowling and a variety of places to shop, as well as luxury accommodation: Crown Entertainment Complex.
Victoria Police Museum The museum has extensive displays about the history of policing in Victoria, of crime and criminals, from Ned Kelly to crime fighting techniques of today. The intriguing crime scene photographic exhibition is alone worth the visit: Police Museum.
Sea Life galore! Over ten thousand creatures, from giant saltwater crocs and sharks with razor sharp teeth to graceful rays, cutesy seahorses and spirited penguins: Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium.
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art With events and changing exhibitions, this venue for contemporary art is also a place of learning. Housed in a distinctive and creative building: ACCA. Located at 111 Sturt Street.
Eureka Tower Skydeck Great place for viewing the city in its splendour: Eureka Tower.
DFO South Wharf Lots of shopping to do here, from fashion to everyday neccessities: DFO South Wharf.
Southgate Just a short walk over Victoria Bridge from Flemington Train Station. There are restaurants and eateries, bars, a food court, fashion and accessories, homeware, gifts and other shops: Southgate.
Southbank Located just south of the Melbourne CBD on the other side of the Yarra River, this inner city neighborhood was mainly an industrial site. Beginning a rapid transformation from the 1990s, today the suburb is rich in cultural attractions, parks, diverse and interesting modern architectural edifices as well as heritage buildings: Southbank.
River Boat Dock You can find a whole variety of river cruises at either River Boat Dock, giving you interesting views of the city and further up river, or even the expansive Port Phillip and the Docklands. See also Melbourne Tours.
There are numerous trams from the city center that can take you to Southbank and beyond: Melbourne Australia Trams.
Further afield, Melbourne places to visit include:
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