Traveling to Melbourne, Australia the city of gold as , located on the magnificent Port Phillip Bay. Melbourne is the state capital and cultural heart of Victoria. There are two things that are notable about it: Its cultural heritage as the city of gold, and its penchant for sporting events. Makes it one of the most visited cities in the world with its wonderful mix of modern, and Victorian architecture. Its vast convention centers Melbourne was also recognized by UNESCO as a city of literature.
This traveling site is with its many important landmarks to visit like :
State Library of Victoria:
Is the central library of the state of Victoria, Established in 1853, the State Library is currently the largest public research and reference library in Victoria. The library maintains wonderful collections about the cultural and social history of Victoria Australia with more than 2 million books. The building itself is an excellent example of a Victorian mid 19th century public building.
The National Gallery of Victoria:
Is an art gallery and museum being the first and largest public art gallery in Australia. Founded in 1861, The museum collection includes major Australian and international works of art from important artists around the world.
Is a two hundred mile route that takes you through Australia’s beautiful coastline.The view is as scenic as can be the whole year round. There are several quaint local restaurants, Lodging places , camping spaces .
Melbourne Cricket Ground:
Is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, This stadium is also considered to be the world’s largest cricket ground. Holds the world record for the highest light towers at any sporting venue.
The National Sports Museum:
Is home to Australia’s finest collection of sporting heritage.The museum has been criticized for a parochial focus on Australian rules football, the most popular code in Melbourne. There are three major international sporting events are held in Melbourne every year tennis’ Australian Open, horse racing’s Melbourne Cup and Formula One’s Australian Grand Prix.
Melbourne’s Federation Square :
Is the name of Melbourne’s new civic centre and cultural precinct capable of accommodating 15,000 people in an open-air amphitheatre. This small square bounded by the Yarra river on one side is place where a lot of big public events take place. Unlike many Australian landmarks, it was not opened by the Queen, nor was she invited to its unveiling.
The vision for New Quay includes a number of exciting projects that will create further lifestyle opportunities for people to enjoy on Melbourne’s waterfront. New Quay has an eclectic mix of restaurants, cafes and bars, public art, convenience retailers, luxury apartment living and a picturesque marina. New Quay could provide you with a welcome break from your city explorations.In Melbourne all sorts of cultural events and festivals are scheduled throughout the year.