Melbourne Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Melbourne - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Acland Street

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An alphabet soup of Chinese, French, Italian, and Lebanese eateries—along with a fantastic array of cake shops—lines the sidewalk...

Athenaeum Theatre and Library

  • Library/Archive

The first talking picture show in Australia was screened in 1896 at this beautiful theater. Today is houses three venues—a membership...

Block Arcade

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Melbourne's most elegant 19th-century shopping arcade dates from the 1880s, when "Marvelous Melbourne" was flush with the prosperity...

Bridge Road

  • Neighborhood/Street

Once a run-down area of Richmond, this street is now a bargain shopper's paradise. It's chockablock with clothing shops, cafés, and...

Brighton Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Most commonly known for its 82 colorful and culturally significant bathing boxes, Brighton Beach is also ideal for families, since it's...

Brunswick Street

  • Neighborhood/Street

Along with Lygon Street in nearby Carlton, Brunswick Street is one of Melbourne's favorite places to dine. You might want to step into...

Carlton Gardens

  • Garden/Arboretum

Forty acres of tree-lined paths, artificial lakes, and flower beds in this English-style 19th-century park are the backdrop for the outstanding...

Chapel Street

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The heart of the trendy South Yarra–Prahran area, this long road is packed with pubs, bars, notable restaurants, and upscale boutiques—more...

Cook's Cottage

  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Once the on-leave residence of the Pacific navigator Captain James Cook, this modest two-story home, built in 1755 by Cook senior, was...

Eureka Skydeck 88

  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Named after the goldfields uprising of 1854, the Eureka Tower (which houses the 88th-level Eureka Skydeck 88) is the tallest residential...

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