Melbourne city is known for its many laneways like its cultural, dining, and amazing street art. Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the state Victoria situated in Australia. It is also the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania. The city is also having The Shrine of Remembrance that was built as a memorial to the men and women of Victoria who served in World War I. The Shrine is now a memorial to all Australians who have served in the war. Some of the best places you must visit in Melbourne City are:
Flinders Street Railway Station
Flinders Street railway station is a historic building situated on the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets in Melbourne in the Victoria state of Australia.
This place was opened in 1854 and today it serves the entire metropolitan rail network. This place also serves as some country services too. Heritage Foundation also listed Flinders Street Station as one of the busiest suburban railway stations in the Southern Hemisphere, with over 1500 trains and 110,000 commuters passing from here each day. It is surely one of the Best Places to Visit in Melbourne
Federation Square is the City of Melbourne situated in Australia. This place also hosts performances, pop-up exhibitions, and free workshops. You can use one-hour guided walking tours which are offered most mornings and depart from the Melbourne Visitor Centre to the visitors.
This place is also home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences, and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars, and specialty stores. Overall this place is one of the must-visit place in Melbourne.
Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market was also the site of Melbourne’s first cemetery. Cementry was only opened between 1837-1854 as it is estimated to have been the site of over 10,000 burials. In 1917, the market was given permission to extend upon much of the cemetery site. If you are visiting Melbourne then don’t miss Melbourne’s famous market, affectionately called The Victoria or Queen Victoria Market, that stretches over two city blocks and contains over 600 retailers offering every type of goods imaginable. From local and imported gourmet foods to cosmetics, clothing and souvenirs, eveything is available in this market.
If you’re visiting Melbourne during the school holidays, Eureka Skydeck is one of the city’s tourism highlights. Take the fastest elevator trip in the Southern Hemisphere to the Skydeck almost 300mtrs high – unbelievable views of Melbourne. We’re also home to a world first, The Edge – this glass cube that projects from the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower and suspends visitors almost 300 meters high above Melbourne.
National Gallery of Victoria
National Gallery Of Victoria was founded in 1861. This place is situated in Melbourne of Australia. The National Gallery of Victoria is the country’s oldest and largest art museum. This place is also ranked as the 15th most visited art gallery in the world with a staggering 2,668,000 visitors annually. In comparison, the Art Gallery of New South Wales attracted 1,349,000 visitors, and the Queensland Art Gallery/GoMA drew 1,240,000 visitors. Overall it is one of the biggest Gallery of the world which one should visit.
So these are some of the dishes you must try in Melbourne:
It is a pork-based spag bol (Aussie for spaghetti Bolognese) pie topped with cheese, and a meat-free cauliflower, cheese, and potato pie.
The popular brunch spot serves the fluffy hotcakes with seasonal fruits and berries, crunchy seeds, organic maple syrup and a dollop of cream.
These are the flatbread which are stuffed with a thin layer of spinach, ground meat, cheese, or a combination thereof, then heated on a flat-top, remaining soft inside while the edges crisp.
Margherita Pizza is smeared with homemade tomato sauce, dotted with creamy fior di latte cheese and sprinkled with basil leaves.
This Baller Bucker includes 16 fried chicken wings, four sides and four sauces.
These are made of two slices of bread which are buttered on both sides, filled with something saucy then sealed in a hot jaffle-maker, until four crispy and sealed.
The yogurt is topped with grains, nuts and seeds, as well as seasonal fruits, finished with a sprinkling of citrus powder.
Thai noodles with some fresh herbs and spices play on the palette which will enhance your experience.
So these were some of the must-try recipes in Melbourne. But what about Shopping? So here are some of the market places you must visit in Melbourne, If you are a shopping lover:
1. South Melbourne Market
2. Prahran Market
3. St. Kilda’s Esplanade Market
4. Dandenong Market
5. The Rose Street Market
6. Coburg Trash & Treasure Market
7. Queen Victoria Market
8. Melbourne Book Market
So these are some glimpses of Melbourne. But these are just not enough to introduce this city. So if you are a Honeymooner and thinking of coming to Australia. So Melbourne could also be your dream place.
If you like this then you should read Best Honeymoon Destinations to Visit in Australia.