Melbourne located in the state of Victoria has been elected the best liveable city in the world for over 4 years in a row now. Let’s find out what makes this city unique in Australia and in the world !
In the heart of Melbourne. St Paul’s Cathedral in Gothic-Renaissance style, City Square, the National Museum of Victoria, showing the history of the country including the first airplane and first automobile and the State Library, equipped with an octagonal dome and with more than one million copies is.
Highly recommended ace rear to Chinatown, with markets, Asian restaurants, a Chinese Museum and a very unique atmosphere, is the place to the Chinese community since 1850.
Between the buildings and the city’s skyscrapers highlight Shot Tower, the Rialto, the former Cathedral of San Jaime and Rippon Lea, a Victorian mansion that includes the Gand Fernery, a lake with Islands, bridges and waterfalls.
Nearby, Old Melbourne Gaol, prison and today Museum describing the history of the prisoners in the 19th century. Farther north the Carlton Gardens, the site of the Expo in the year 1888 and returned to the South, the House of Parliament of the year 1856 the Legislative Chamber hosts.
The Yarra River is an ideal place to relax in the city since it has pedestrian walkways and bicycle circuits. On the other side, you will find the Victorian Arts Centre, without a doubt, the epicentre of the city’s culture.
Here is located the Melbourne Concert Hall, where are the best artists of the time, and home to the Symphony Orchestra; the State Theatre; Studio George; the Westpac Gallery; The Playhouse for the Performing Arts; and the National Gallery
One of the first buildings of the complex with beautiful collections of Aboriginal art, photography and art of the 19th century. The Performing Arts Museum is located in the basement of the Concert Hall.
Between the parks of the city stands the Royal Botanical Gardens, one of the most beautiful in Australia, with the best of the flora, arranged between lakes and landscapes of a dream, the Fitzroy gardens that stand out for hosting the Cook hut, transported from England; King Domain, a beautiful green area that welcomes monuments as a Shrine of Remembrance in memory of the first war the House of the Governor Trobe; the Observatory, in which 56 floors can be seen throughout the city and the national herbalist, without forgetting the centre of contemporary art.
For those who like sports, you should head over to the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
A cricket ground largest in the world and headquarters of the encounters of this sport and the Australian rugby or the Racecourse of Melbourne, to enjoy horse racing.
Hope this quick article gave you a good overview of Melbourne !