Melbourne Things to Do

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  • 26. Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The museum always has a special disp;lay we went especially to see the Mummies of Ancient Egypt. It is an alright way to spend a cool or wet day as we did. Admission is $6 adults & children or...

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  • 27. Yarra Valley

    Our friends took us for a drive through the Yarra Vally which was not far from the outskirts of Melbourne. If you are a wine lover there are more wineries here than people which would be a plus for...

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  • 28. Grampians National Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Woah! I never thought a backpackers' place up the mountain can be so much comfortable and warm than the one in the city.... An absolutely splendid place with clean facilities and warm welcome upon...

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  • 29. Cricket Ground

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    There is nothing better - being in the middle of the best stadium in Australia during a football match. If you want to experience part of Melbourne - come during the months of April to September each...

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  • 30. Carlton Garden and Royal Exhibition Building

    The Carlton Gardens are a beautiful way to spend a nice day in Melbourne. There are beautiful fountains, lakes, trees and plantings in honour of the Dalai Lama. Situated in the grounds of the Gardens...

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  • 31. State Library of Victoria

    The State Library is a sight to behold, especially at night. It holds over a million books on every single conceivable topic. The Redmond Barry Reading Room is an incredible place to sit, breathe,...

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  • 32. Wilson's Promontory - The Prom

    This is probably the best set of five pics I've downloaded for any spot. It's not giving a rap to my ability rather a way of saying how easy it is to get good shots in a place as scenic as this. This...

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  • 33. Places of Worship

    The first time I saw St. Patrick's Cathedral, I thought this was the biggest and the most symbolic church in Melbourne. why? It is so big in the middle of East Melbourne. The exterior architecture is...

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  • 34. Theatres

    If you are a theatre lover The Princess is a must see – even when it is forlornly empty. The theatre has an amazing history stretching back to 1854 when it opened as Astley’s Amphitheatre and even...

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  • 35. St Paul Cathedral

    When exploring Melbourne you really can't miss St. Paul's. St. Paul's Cathedral is a landmark site as well as a beautiful structure. The Cathedral was completed in 1891 and is in the Neo-Gothic...

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  • 36. Werribee

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    -Why travel thousands of kilometres when a taste of African adventure is at your doorstep. Only 30 minutes from Melbourne, Werribee Open Range Zoo is full of amazing animals living in a wide, open...

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  • 37. Mt. Buller

    Mt Buller is close enough for a day’s escape, far enough away for a holiday. Mt Buller has everything you need for the perfect winter experience. Our extensive lift system gives you access to over...

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  • 38. Trams

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A great thing to do in Melbourne is to ride their iconic trams. We rode the free city circle one. The complete loop took about 45 mins and trams passed every 12 or so minutes. We thought it would be...

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  • 39. Mornington Peninsular

    How fortunate we are, being in such close proximity to such a variety of outdoor activities including the Mornington Peninsula. My highlights: Wineries After the slendour of the Yarra Valley...

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  • 40. Other National/State Parks

    The Stanford Fountain, named after its creator, William Stanford is part of a remarkable story. Born in the late 1830's in England he later became apprenticed to a stonemason. 1852 found him in...

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  • 41. Formula One Grand Prix

    It comes around quickly enough, now March '13. Once again we savour the fumes, noise and the feeling atmosphere of the previous one ! The Formula 1 Grand Prix season usually begins here in Melbourne....

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  • 42. Immigration Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Almost every Australian has immigrated from another continent and country and if you're curious about the way people migrated in those days and the things they had to do, then you have to visit the...

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  • 43. Docklands

    For a small escapade from busy city center, you can visit Docklands for a walk, shopping and dining. NewQuay is where you can find many restaurant options and Waterfront City as well as Harbour Town...

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  • 44. Visitor Centre

    A must stop when visiting Melbourne is the Visitor's Center in Federation Square. Here you can find free guide books, maps, transporation information, book guided tours and purchase travel books....

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  • 45. The University of Melbourne

    I have spent much time here as I just recently graduated from Melbourne University, and it really is a beautiful place to visit, even if you aren’t studying there. There is such a mix of architecture...

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  • 46. Luna Park

    This is a typical family funfair park. The admission is free, and the rides cost $7 (November 2005 prices) each or you can purchase an unlimited ride ticket for $33.95 (adult fare). The rides are...

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  • 47. Heide Museum of Modern Art

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A must see, and one of the cultural treasures on Melbourne, although, geographically, it is somewhat off the beaten track in the NE suburb of Bulleen. Originally the home of John and Sunday Reid, it...

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  • 48. Australian Open

    Got a chance to see the Australian Open 07, you can buy a day pass and see as many games as you can, which is allowed only in the outside courts...for Rod Laver arena & Vodafone arena you need to buy...

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  • 49. Montsalvat

    4 out of 5 stars

    An old gorgeous artists colony, founded by Justus Jorgensen, a student of Max Meldrum, in 1934. There is also a little bluestone chapel on the grounds. Visit the website for the exhibition and...

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  • 50. National Gallery of Victoria

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    You will realise from my introduction that I specifically visited Melbourne, on this occasion, to visit the National Gallery of Vicotria International to see the Exhibition entitled: " The...

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