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Meanwhile in Melbourne

With its world-class restaurants, arts, shopping and exciting events, there's never been a better time to explore Australia's culture capital

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When's the last time you visited Melbourne? Visit any time of the year and you'll find the city buzzing with diners visiting the latest restaurant, audiences eagerly waiting for shows to begin and elated crowds pouring out of sports matches. This is a city that rewards curiosity; whether that's discovering a cocktail bar at the bottom of a laneway, a gig in a tiny live music pub or a vintage boutique in a heritage building. There's a twist around every corner, so it pays to keep your eyes open as you explore. Whatever your passion, Melbourne delivers, and then some.

Things to do in Melbourne

Where to stay in Melbourne

The best hotels in Melbourne

The best hotels in Melbourne

Whether you're searching for a well-priced arty hotel or five-star rooms you won't want to leave, we've got you covered.

Melbourne must-visits

NGV International

NGV International

See blockbuster exhibitions alongside an impressive permanent collection at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Brunswick Street

Brunswick Street

Wander along Fitzroy’s main drag for a wide range of vintage clothing stores, colourful boutiques, cafés, bars and live music venues. 

Chapel Street

Chapel Street

Vintage treasures, local designers, international brands: you'll find it all on this southside shopping strip.

St Kilda Foreshore

St Kilda Foreshore

Beachside eateries and close proximity to cute bars and cafés mean that this is one of the most popular spots in Melbourne.

Fitzroy Gardens

Fitzroy Gardens

Take a break from the action with a stroll through these lush gardens.

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