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DFO South Wharf

Melbourne’s well-known shopping centres also include a variety of discount shopping outlets. If you’re sick of paying full retail prices and looking for...

DFO South Wharf
DFO South Wharf

DFO South Wharf

Melbourne’s well-known shopping centres also include a variety of discount shopping outlets. If you’re sick of paying full retail prices and looking for a bargain, then plan a visit the DFO located in South Wharf...

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Melbourne Map

Melbourne Map

Travelling across any nation requires a handy guide, and in the case of Australia, there is no better accompaniment than a Map of the Melbourne suburbs. Mebourne Tourist Maps, Suburbs & Surrounding Areas For the...

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Melbourne Ferries

Melbourne has a number of transport options including train, tram and buss. But have you ever thought about taking one of Melbourne’s ferries to your next waterside destination? There are two ferry services which are...

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Melbourne Information Centre

The Melbourne Information Centre is your one-stop shop for information on activities and things to do whilst in Melbourne. There are a number of information centres scattered throughout Melbourne, but the largest is...

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Melbourne trains

There are two types of Melbourne trains – the Metropolitan system (Metro) which services the city and inner suburbs and the VLine country trains which connect the outer suburbs to the city. The Metro train ticketing...

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Myki

Myki is the Melbourne public transport ticketing system that uses a reusable smart card which can be retained and cash is loaded onto the card to pay for travel. The Myki system requires travellers to which you can load...

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Spirit of Tasmania

The Spirit of Tasmania is a large passenger and car ferry that travels between Melbourne and Devenport, Tasmania. The journey between the two locations takes between 9-11 hours and there are typically 2 trips per day...

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VLine

Melbourne has two types of trains – the Metropolitan system (Metro) which services the city and inner suburbs and the VLine country trains which connect the outer suburbs to the city. VLine Services going to Geelong...

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Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle

Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle

Melbourne has also a free tourist bus shuttle service for all visitors to the city. This free hop-on and hop-off shuttle is popularly known as the ‘Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle’. The bus stops at a number...

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Weather

Weather

Melbourne’s year-round balmy climate makes it a favourable destination all year round. This southern Australian city boasts a climate that locals often refer to as “four seasons in one day”. Towards the end...

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State Theatre

State Theatre

One of Melbourne’s premier entertainment venue is the famous State Theatre. This unique theatre is not only a major venue for musicals and Broadway shows, but also home to some of the nation’s best opera, ballet...

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City Circle Tram

City Circle Tram

The City Circle Tram was first introduced for the convenience of tourists in Melbourne. This free transport is is incredibly useful to many families who visit Melbourne every year. This tram runs daily along the city...

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Tramcar Restaurant

Tramcar Restaurant

Tramcar Restaurant offers a vast selection of entrée, appetizer, drinks and desserts to select from. The restaurant offers a seasonally selected menu for guests like you to choose from.

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South Melbourne Market

South Melbourne Market

If you love to shop at a local market, come to the South Melbourne Market for a delightful shopping experience. This huge market is one of Melbourne’s large and most popular markets. The market was first opened in...

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Melbourne Central

Melbourne Central

Melbourne’s shopping scene offers an eclectic range of options; including high-end shopping malls, flea markets, local shopping centres and factory outlets. Melbourne Central is among the city’s most popular upscale...

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Queen Victoria Market

The Queen Victoria Market (QVM, or Vic Market as the locals call it) has been an essential part of Melbourne for over 100 years and was established back in 1878. Shoppers will be delighted to know that this market is...

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Birrarung Marr

Birrarung Marr

Birrarung Marr is another newly established park close to the Melbourne CBD – nestled on the northern banks of the Yarra River that adjoins Federation Square. Birrarung Marr was opened to the public back in 2002...

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Highpoint

Highpoint

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in Melbourne, Highpoint Shopping Centre is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in Maribyrnong in the city’s western suburbs –...

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Union Road

Union Road, Ascot Vale

Take a tram or train to the suburb of Ascot Vale to access the ultimate dining precinct of Union Road. This urban province welcomes foodies of all ages to explore its vibrant restaurant scene; featuring top...

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Harbour Town

Harbour Town

Dockland’s Harbour Town Shopping Centre is one of the city’s major shopping areas. This waterfront shopping promenade is home to major fashion outlets, sporting good stores and specialty shops; featuring over 180 outlet...

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Central Pier, Docklands

Central Pier, Docklands

Melbourne’s waterfront district of the Docklands is a must-visit destination all-year-round. Whether it’s summer or winter, you’ll find loads of things to do here. The Docklands itself offers a wide range of...

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IMAX Melbourne

IMAX theatres are commonly found all over the world, however, Melbourne’s is certainly something new and unique. This impressive theatre houses one of the world’s biggest screens, state-of-the-art sound and a...

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St Kilda Esplanade

St Kilda Esplanade

The St Kilda Esplanade is an ideal spot for dining, with plenty of choices on offer; ranging from cheap casual eats to waterfront high-end restaurants. Unlike the traditional fares found in Acland Street, St Kilda...

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Chadstone

Chadstone

Give your credit card a workout at the Chadstone Shopping Centre. Whether you love to shop at high-end stores or something a little more budget friendly, you’ll find everything right here. For the ultimate...

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Chapel Street, South Yarra

Chapel Street, South Yarra

Melbourne’s Chapel Street is a one-stop destination for shopping, nightlife and dining. The street offers an exhilarating mix of dining choices; including many regional and international cuisines. Chapel Street is also...

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Swan Street

Swan Street, Richmond

The suburb of Richmond is a major shopping, dining and nightlife hub just outside the city; with this vibrant area boasting some of the most popular restaurants and pubs. Whether it’s French cuisine, Mexican or...

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Little Bourke Street

Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Melbourne’s Little Bourke Street is undoubtedly a foodie’s paradise. With so many choices of Chinese restaurants, eateries and cafes, Little Bourke Street is among one of the most popular restaurant districts in the...

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Acland-Street

Acland Street, St Kilda

With its magnificent esplanade and stunning shopping precinct, Acland Street in St Kilda provides the perfect setting for visitors to indulge, with the vibrant street drawing many visitors everyday. While many come here...

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Bourke Street, Melbourne

Bourke Street, Melbourne

Melbourne’s bustling city centre is home to many vibrant streets and laneways. One of them is the famous Bourke Street and its mall; best known for its lively shopping, restaurants and pubs. Locals often name this...

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Fed Square

Federation Square

Federation Square is Melbourne’s most happening place for fine dining, events and exciting bars. At this renowned venue, you’ll find some of the city’s most diverse galleries, restaurants and cafes. This unique...

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Trades Hall

Trades Hall

Trades Hall is a unique monument that represent the past development of Melbourne and its suburbs. This popular venue has been a major arena for public events, festivals and community gatherings. Trades Hall showcases a...

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Lygon Street, Carlton

Lygon Street, Carlton

Lygon Street is another food lover’s paradise in Melbourne. While Little Bourke Street offers Chinese and Asian food options, Lygon Street’s pulsating restaurant scene is predominantly Italian. This vibrant street is...

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Organ Pipes National Park

Just outside the city limits of Melbourne lies the Organ Pipes National Park. This picturesque national park is a beautiful setting that offers a range of activity options for visitors. Apart from its diverse variety of...

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Draculas

Dining at a cabaret restaurant is truly an amazing experience. If you’re interested in taking your loved one or a group a unique dining experience in Melbourne, then come to the Draculas! This themed dining venue...

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Crown Casino

If gambling and nightlife excites you, then come to the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex in Melbourne. This huge gaming and entertainment arena is Melbourne’s primary gaming destination. The large casino and...

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Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach

Melbourne is undoubtedly home to some best suburban areas. Still an environmentally rich city, there is no shortage of parks and nature spots here. For a relaxing summer, visit Brighton Beach and calm your senses and...

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St Kilda Esplanade Market

St Kilda Esplanade Market

The St Kilda Esplanade Market has been running since 1970 and is held every Sunday. For years, Melbournians have flocked to the Esplanade Market in St Kilda for a delightful shopping experience and a fun day out. St...

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne’s metro area is also home to a number of lush and leafy public parks and botanical gardens. While some of these are used as everyday walking and cycling spots, some are exclusively meant for a weekend picnic...

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Caribbean Gardens

Caribbean Gardens and Market

Melbourne’s metro setting also features some excellent shopping centres, local markets and esplanades. Caribbean Gardens has been a prime market and entertainment venue since 1965. Whether you love shopping or just want...

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St Kilda Beach

St Kilda Beach

Melbourne’s most famous St Kilda beach is just a number of kilometres from the city. Those driving from the CBD will just have to drive a short 6km to reach this expansive sandy beach; offers a vibrant promenade and...

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Royal Exhibition Building

Royal Exhibition Building

Come and explore the nationally acclaimed, heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne’s inner-north. This building dates back to 1880 and was built exclusively for the first International Exhibition in...

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Block Arcade

The Block Arcade is one of Australia’s premier shopping destinations with its glass canopy and carved stone befitting its contemporary outlook. The arcade serves as a connection point between Elizabeth Street...

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The Princess Theatre

Princess Theatre

Melbourne’s Princess Theatre is not just an old theatre with extraordinary facilities – this grand theatre also has a magnificent history.  This century-old theatre hosts some of the best and hottest shows in...

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Melbourne Park

Melbourne Park

Melbourne’s main sporting venues are located in an area known as Melbourne Park. Not only does Melbourne Park host many of the best and mosainst popular sporting venues in Australia, but also contains beautiful...

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The Comics Lounge

The Comics Lounge

There is no shortage of comedy theatres in Australia. However, the Comic’s Lounge is the sole venue in Australia that offers live standup comedy shows six nights a week, with many famous Australian and...

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Royal Arcade

Royal Arcade

Royal Arcade was built in 1869 and has remained an iconic structure in Melbourne’s skyline. The arcade also provides the seamless connection between Bourke St. Mall, Elizabeth Street and Little Collins Street...

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Westfield Fountain Gate

Westfield Fountain Gate

Fountain Gate is one of the leading shopping centres in Melbourne. Managed by the Westfield Group, Fountain Gate has hundreds of retail shops, fashion stores and branded boutiques. Westfield Fountain Gate also offers...

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Regent Theatre

Regent Theatre

Regent Theatre has been a part of Melbourne’s rich heritage since early last century. Back in 1929, this theatre first opened as an impressive palace – However, the fate of the Regent Theatre had much turmoil to...

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Victorian Opera

Victorian Opera

Founded in 2005, the Victorian Opera is a popular opera company in Melbourne. The main source of funding was from the State government and gradually, the Victorian Opera became extremely popular and positioned itself as...

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Yarra River

Yarra River

The scenic Yarra River runs through some of the prime suburbs in Melbourne; beginning from its source in the Yarra Ranges and then flowing 242 kilometres west through the Yarra Valley, before it opens out into plains as...

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Comedy Theatre

Comedy Theatre

Are you interested in watching a hilarious show while in Melbourne? Then look no further! Come to Melbourne’s famous Comedy Theatre for an enjoyable show. This lively theatre welcomes guests of all ages to come and...

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Forum Theatre

Forum Theatre

The Forum Theatre is renowned for its unique look and architecture; featuring Romanesque statues blue-sky ceiling, ornamental décor and unique structures. The Forum Theatre creates an illusion of an open-air venue...

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Fitzroy Gardens

Fitzroy Gardens is not only valued for their aesthetic, architectural and historic significance, but also for their unique setting and many attractions. At the Fitzroy Gardens, there is plenty to see and do. Some of the...

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Astor Theatre

Astor Theatre

The Astor Theatre is movie lover’s paradise, offers something unique for all locals and visitors of Melbourne. From the theatre’s unique architecture to its projection rooms, you will love the Astor Theatre. No...

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Arts Centre

Melbourne’s rich cultural scene includes an vast mix of museums, art galleries, exhibition halls and theatres. As you explore this exciting city, you’ll be able to discover Melbourne’s vibrant and dynamic culture...

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MCG

Australia is home to one of the world’s best cricket grounds, The Melbourne Cricket Ground – known to the locals as the MCG). The MCG is located in Richmond, just 3 kilometres from the CBD and is the most popular...

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Capitol Theatre

Capitol Theatre

Melbourne’s rich cultural district features numerous art-deco style theatres and galleries – the Capitol Theatre being one of these classic theatres located in the city; featuring early 19th century architecture...

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Festival Hall

Festival Hall

Festival Hall is one of Melbourne’s original entertainment venues. For many years, this venue has been home to many concerts, shows and live performances. Festival Hall’s unique and versatile layout makes it a...

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Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Melbourne’s pulsating city life offers an array of enjoyable recreational activities for guests of all ages. Choices range from theatres to cinemas, outdoor performances to live music shows. If your idea of...

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Hisense Arena

Hisense Arena

Due to the growing demand of concert halls and sporting stadiums in Melbourne, a number of new venues have been created close to the Melbourne CBD. Back in 2000, Hisense Arena was constructed to fulfil the growing need...

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Melbourne Recital Centre

Melbourne Recital Centre

The Melbourne Recital Centre is one of the best concert venues in Melbourne. This unique establishment is not only known for its renowned architecture and sculptures, but also for its wide array of musical performances...

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St Patrick’s Cathedral

St Patrick’s Cathedral is one of the oldest cathedrals in Melbourne. This unique structure was built from both sandstone and bluestone.

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Melbourne Showgrounds

Melbourne Showgrounds

The Melbourne Showgrounds is another popular event venue in Melbourne that offers huge outdoor and indoor spaces for a variety of events and functions. This site is Melbourne’s largest event venue and within the...

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Hamer Hall

Hamer Hall

Hamer Hall is part of the Melbourne’s popular Arts Centre precinct and the main concert venue of the Arts Centre. Hamer Hall is the prime location for many major symphonies, plays, live concerts, operas and ballets...

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Flemington Racecourse

Flemington Racecourse

When it comes to horse racing in Melbourne, Flemington Racecourse is often the first venue that comes to mind – this is because Flemington is the largest racecourse in Melbourne and has been in operation for over...

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Malthouse Theatre

Malthouse Theatre

The Malthouse Theatre is one of the oldest theatres and heritage listed sites in Melbourne. In the past, this popular building was once a famous theatre company, with a number of talented groups performing here. Today...

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Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

While in Melbourne, stop by the award-winning Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for an event. This is the city’s largest and most popular convention center. Those interested in exploring the award-winning venue...

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Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

The Melbourne Theatre Company is one of the oldest professional theatre companies in the city. The company was founded back in 1953 and originally was a part of the University of Melbourne. Later, it became a semi...

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Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium is a major venue for many international & national sporting and entertainment events in Melbourne; boasting seating capacity of more than 50,000 people. Therefore, it’s no surprise that...

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AAMI Park

AAMI Park

AAMI Park is one of Melbourne’s top sporting venues and is home to many exciting sporting events. There are many local sports teams which call AAMI Park home; including the Melbourne Rebels, Melbourne Storm and...

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Princes Park

Princes Park

Princes Park is one of Melbourne’s best recreational grounds and parklands – stretching for nearly two kilometres in the suburb of Parkville and is quite close to the city CBD. For many years, Princes Park has...

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Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre

Although currently closed (due to reopen in June 2015) the Palace Theatre is one of the top live entertainment destinations in Melbourne. The venue hosts a number of live acts, performances and music concerts. As one of...

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Queensbridge Square

Queensbridge Square

Melbourne’s vibrant and charming urban setting also offers a number of unique pedestrian plazas; one such place is Queensbridge Square – located alongside the scenic Yarra River in Southbank. Queensbridge Square...

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Playhouse Theatre

Playhouse Theatre

The Playhouse Theatre is a popular venue for the Melbourne Theatre Company’s productions; hosting a number of dramas, musical comedies and opera performances. Undoubtedly, the city of Melbourne offers a buzzing...

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Southern Cross Station

Southern Cross Station

Melbourne is served by many different forms of public transport; including buses, trams, taxis and trains. However, the railway system is the most convenient and popular mode of transportation in the city. The city...

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Her Majesty’s Theatre

Her Majesty’s Theatre

Her Majesty’s Theatre dates back to year 1886, and today, is listed amongst the Victoria’s most popular heritage buildings with Melbournians often referring to the theatre as ‘The Maj.’ This renowned theatre in...

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Flinders Street station

Flinders Street Station is one of Melbourne’s most famous cultural icons. As the transport hub of Melbourne, Flinders Street Station is a popular meeting place and a convenient launching place for visitors coming to...

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Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre

Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre

If shopping is high on your list, then Melbourne is a great right place for you. With shopping centres, high-end malls, factory outlets and local markets, the shopping scene in Melbourne can’t be much better...

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Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

The Melbourne Recital Centre is home to the popular auditorium known as the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall. This centre is one of Melbourne’s biggest auditoriums, renowned for its live music performances. Today, the...

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Places to stay in Melbourne

Places to stay in Melbourne

Melbourne offers a wide range of accommodation options for travellers, allowing individuals to choose from different places to stay in Melbourne. What makes Melbourne a great place to visit is that when it comes to...

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