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10 mysterious Melbourne urban legends

Test your knowledge of Melbourne and discover the city's strangest urban legends

By Nicola Dowse, Rebecca Russo and Cassidy Knowlton

From ghost monkeys to inner-city excrement expressways, Melbourne has plenty of colourful urban legends. And believe it or not, many of them are true. With a little help from the experts at Melbourne Walks tour group, we uncovered ten of the city's spookiest and kookiest urban legends and determined fact from fiction. Think you know everything about Melbourne? Put your local know-how to the test with our quiz on Melbourne's top urban legends. 

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