Melbourne Travel Guide

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Plan Your Melbourne Vacation

Consistently rated among the "world's most livable cities" in quality-of-life surveys, Melbourne is built on a coastal plain at the top of the giant horseshoe of Port Phillip Bay. The city center is an orderly grid of streets where the state parliament, banks, multinational corporations, and splendid Victorian buildings that sprang up in the wake of the gold rush now stand. This is Melbourne's heart, which you can explore at a leisurely pace in a couple of days.

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Melbourne Hotels

Staying in the heart of Melbourne, on Collins or Flinders Streets and their nearby laneways, or at Southbank, is ideal for... read more

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Melbourne Restaurants

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Things To Do in Melbourne

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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