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Melbourne City Guide

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Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, is Australia's arts and culture city. It's a wonderful city, noted for its vast diversity, vitality, and sophistication- all of which have make it one of the world's most vibrant city.

The City of Melbourne, working in conjunction with other local municipalities, is committed to ensuring that this Melbourne is one of the safest, healthiest, and cleanest in the world. It supports Melbourne's position as Australia's pre-eminent centre for arts and culture, education, fine food and dining and exciting shopping experiences.

The Melbourn is known for the Melbourne Cup horserace and it offers much more than that- it is also a city that is famous for its trams and elegant tree-lined boulevards.

Shopping is simply great in Melbourne, you can easily walk from shopping mall or city hotels to another. These "shopping havens" are such as Myer, David Jones , Melbourne Central, Australia on Collins, Southgate, Sportsgirl Centre and many other alternatives available.

For the nature enthusiasts, there are many interesting places, The Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens, is one of the great places for the nature lovers. The fascinating Zoological Garden, which is about 6km from Melbourne is on Elliot Avenue, it has more than 350 native and exotic animal species displayed in naturalistic landscape. Healesville Sanctuary which is about 65km north east from Melbourne, has the largest collection of Australian wildlife and Werribee Zoo. The most interesting fact is here, all the animals wander free here.

Besides nature adventure, visitors who are keen in arts can also catch a world-class opera, the latest Broadway hits, play, ballet, or concert in one of the Victorian Arts Center. Your visit to Melbourne is in-complete if you haven't experienced the show at one of the theatres.

When it comes to food, Melbourne has great dining-out spots that offer you the superb and modern range of Australian and International food. Expect a lot of fancy international dishes and of course, tasty wines.

Getting There and Moving Around

By rail

Melbourne has an extensive and well-planned system of transport. One of the modes is Trams. Trams are popular mode of transportation among tourists to wander off from Melbourne to other cities. Besides of its frequents services, it is also an inexpensive travelling mode such as the free City Circle Tram- travels around frequently.

One of the modes is Trams. Trams are popular mode of transportation among tourists to wander off from Melbourne to other cities. Besides of its frequents services, it is also an inexpensive travelling mode such as the free City Circle Tram- travels around frequently.

By road

Hence, where there is no rail network, such as in Tasmania, there will be an efficient, cheap coach network instead. There are also Skybus coaches, taxi and London Transport Bus Tours available to operate the Melbourn City. These are the explorers that link the major places of interest in the city. Roam around the city by bus or coaches, or simply hail a cab.

Moving Around

There is an extensive city and suburban tram, bus and train network. The Melbourne City Explorer links major attractions. One of the best ways to explore the city is aboard a tram. The City Circle Tram, recognised by its gold and burgundy colours, circles the city every 10 minutes and is free.



 

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