Top 10 things to do in Melbourne Australia


Melbourne, Australia is a vibrant and diverse city, offering a wealth of activities and attractions for locals and tourists alike. Whether you're interested in arts and culture, food and drink, or outdoor adventures, there's something for everyone in Melbourne. 

Things to see in Melbourne

Here are the top 10 things to do in Melbourne:

  1. Explore the Laneways: Melbourne is known for its hidden laneways, which are filled with street art, cafes, and boutiques. Take a walking tour to discover some of the city's best laneways, such as Hosier Lane and AC/DC Lane.
  2. Visit Federation Square: Located in the heart of the city, Federation Square is a popular gathering place for locals and tourists. Check out the Ian Potter Centre, which houses the National Gallery of Victoria's Australian art collection.
  3. Stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens: Covering 94 acres, the Royal Botanic Gardens are a peaceful oasis in the heart of the city. Enjoy a picnic, take a guided tour, or attend one of the many events held in the gardens throughout the year.
  4. Experience the Melbourne Cricket Ground: Known as the "G," the Melbourne Cricket Ground is one of the world's great sports venues. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of the stadium and see where some of Australia's greatest sporting moments have taken place.
  5. Visit the Melbourne Zoo: Home to over 320 animal species, the Melbourne Zoo is a must-visit for animal lovers. Highlights include the Butterfly House, the Gorilla Rainforest, and the Trail of the Elephants.
  6. Shop at the Queen Victoria Market: One of Melbourne's oldest and most iconic landmarks, the Queen Victoria Market is a must-visit for foodies and shoppers. Browse stalls selling everything from fresh produce to clothing and souvenirs.
  7. Go to the National Gallery of Victoria: Founded in 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria is Australia's oldest and largest public art museum. Explore its vast collection, which includes works by Rembrandt, Monet, and Picasso.
  8. Take a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel: Standing 120 meters tall, the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel offers panoramic views of the city. Take a ride at sunset for an unforgettable experience.
  9. Check out the Eureka Skydeck: Located on the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower, the Eureka Skydeck offers stunning views of the city from 300 meters above ground. For the brave, try "The Edge," a glass cube that extends out from the building for a thrilling view.
  10. Enjoy a meal at a world-class restaurant: Melbourne is known for its food scene, with a wide range of restaurants offering everything from fine dining to casual eats. Check out some of the city's top restaurants, such as Attica, Cutler & Co., and Flower Drum.
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Melbourne offers a wide variety of things to do, from exploring hidden laneways to experiencing the city's world-class food scene. Whether you're a local or a tourist, you're sure to find something to love in this vibrant and diverse city.

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