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City Guide to Melbourne



Why Melbourne?

MelbourneMelbourne is a city where high art and sport rubs shoulders, where you’ll find fantastic food and even better shopping. It is a city that provides a great base for visiting the rest of Victoria, but which also rewards anyone who wants to stay and discover its many pleasures. It’s a hip and avant-garde city, and a great place to discover the things that make Australia the great country it is – frankness, open-mindedness, and a hungry enthusiasm for the good life in one of the world’s great cosmopolitan cities.



Facts about Melbourne

  • Since 1966 it’s been illegal to harness a dog and force it to drive a vehicle in Melbourne
  • 1966 was a bad year – it also became illegal to have an article of disguise with you without a good excuse


Cool places to hangout in Melbourne

  • Builders Arms - 211 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy - 03 9419 7700
  • The Espy - 11 Upper Esplanade, St Kilda - 03 9534 0211
  • Great Britain Hotel - 447 Church Street, Richmond - 03 9429 5066
  • Hairy Canary - 212 Little Collins Street - 03 9654 2471
  • Melbourne Metro Nightclub – 20-30 Bourke Street - 03 9663 4288
  • Pint on Punt - 42 Punt Road, Windsor - 03 9510 3310
  • Prince Bar - 29 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda - 03 9536 1168


Visitor Information Centre

  • Melbourne Visitor Centre - 2 Swanston Street, Melbourne - 03 9658 9658
  • Melbourne Visitor Booth – Bourke Street, Melbourne – 03 9658 9658

Plan Your Gap Year to Melbourne

Click on one of the links below for more information and useful advice when travelling to Melbourne.



Top Things To Do

Top Things To Do in Melbourne








Accommodation

Accommodation in Melbourne








Emergencies

Emergency Information for Melbourne