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Melbourne is packed with attractions, from laid-back laneways and lush parks to grand libraries and museums, all wrapped up in a vibrant atmosphere.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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See Melbourne's attractions from any angle – from the pages of history, across the skyline, on the water, via art or on a big screen.
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Melbourne, known as the Kulin Nation to its traditional owners, has many galleries and museums with an Aboriginal or Indigenous focus, including the Koorie Heritage Trust.
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Melbourne's sensational cityscape is dotted with interesting architecture, including statuesque Art Deco buildings, neoclassical facades and contemporary towers.
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From Chinatown and Lygon Street to newer waterfront precincts such as Docklands, Melbourne has some intriguing neighbourhoods.
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Chill out at a rooftop cinema, catch a 3D movie at IMAX or explore film classics at ACMI.
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Weaving a maze through the city grid, Melbourne's laneways have been revitalised with street art, bustling cafes and atmospheric bars.
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Melbourne's world-class sports and entertainment venues, including the MCG and Rod Laver Arena, host huge events such as the AFL Grand Final and Australian Open.
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There are many ways to get the inside word on what's hot in Melbourne – take a guided tour or enjoy a relaxing cruise on the river.
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Melbourne's contemporary art scene is on show at commercial galleries, large public art museums and artist-run spaces.
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Melbourne's museums and libraries offer diverse and fascinating collections and exhibits. Don't miss the State Library of Victoria or Melbourne Museum.
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From the vast expanses of the Melbourne Central mall to Bourke Street's flagship department stores – we have shopping covered.
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These Melbourne walks and itineraries will help you discover the city, whether you have a whole week to immerse yourself or just a few hours to explore.​
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There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
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One of the most loved things about Melbourne is its picturesque parks, gardens and green spaces, which all have a colourful story to tell.
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Melbourne boasts some stunningly ornate old theatres, including the Princess Theatre and the Forum, as well as contemporary venues such as Arts House.


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