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Melbourne is the second most populated city in Australia and Oceania.
It is an international cultural centre, with cultural and major events and festivals, drama, musicals, comedy, music, art, architecture, literature, film and television.
Melbourne has a rich and diverse literary history that made it the second UNESCO City of Literature. The State Library of Victoria is one of Australia's oldest cultural institutions.
Begin your journey with inspiring views from the Eureka Skydeck. For those that dare to take the views a bit further, you will be able to experience"The Edge". You will be taken over the edge in a glass box!.
If you are looking for unforgettable views, we suggest you take a hot air balloon ride over Melbourne, as it is one of the few cities in the world that allow such an experience.
Situated on a hill that provides Melbourne's highlights such as the Botanical Gardens and Government House, the Shrine of Remembrance is easily accessible. It is one of the focal points for annual ANZAC ceremonies in Australia and has beautiful gardens.
The Great Ocean Road, one of Australia's most scenic vantage points, is the most stunning drive in Australia. It goes 243km along the Victorian Coast.
The city is rich in both zoos and aquariums. There are great destinations to take the kids or to spend some time on a not so good weather day.
A bit further, the Phillip Island seems to be well known for the penguin parade, but there is koalas and wallabies too. You will enjoy the boardwalk areas set up throughout the trees where the koalas lives.
At the Melbourne's Queen Victoria Markets, you will find souvenirs or meals to suit pretty much every taste. It has a vibrant, exciting mix of cultures and ethnicities.
While coffee is its most famous product, the mix of international cultures in Melbourne means a various mix of cuisines and restaurants offering great dishes. There are streets and laneways dedicated to them.