The city is known for its many laneways, its cultural diversity, excellent dining options for all budgets, and amazing street art. It’s also known for being the coffee capital of the world and as the happiest city in the world.
Melbourne beat out many of the world’s most renowned coffee cities, such as Rome and Vienna.It’s actually hard to find a bad cup of coffee in Melbourne.
Spend a day to see street art in Melbourne. Take a tram up to the inner north and you’ll be rewarded with some primo street art like the ‘Welcome to Sunny Fitzroy’ mural on the side of the Night Cat and the Keith Haring work in Collingwood.
If you want to take photos without people walking through your shot, wake up early.
The Immigration Museum is located in the beautiful Old Customs House.The museum tells the stories of the diverse populations of Melbourne and Victoria at large, and tells of the immigration experience.
The Crown Casino Complex is a massive casino and resort complex adjacent to the Yarra River; it is the largest casino complex in the southern hemisphere, and one of the largest internationally.
The Block Arcade is a retail precinct housed in a gorgeous heritage shopping arcade.
There’s over 100 galleries in Melbourne.
If you’re an art lover, then you may wish to spend several days getting to know Melbourne’s vibrant art scene.
Luna Park have a free entry – you pay for what you ride – so even if you’re not a fan of theme park rides, you can still get some great photos on the grounds, and the rich history of the site makes it worth visiting in its own right.
The Yarra River separates Melbourne city centre from Melbourne is home to many stunning views. Taking a cruise down the river is a great way to experience this important part of Melbourne.
The water quality of the Yarra is very low.