Monday, 4 August 2014

Why the World Loves Melbourne

There is so much to do in Melbourne with plenty of things to do and places to see that leaves every on looker, whether local/interstate traveler/international traveler, awestruck.

Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise
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This is one such city in the world that surely knows how to live. Take direct flights to Melbourne from London and let yourself flow freely in the true Australian spirit.

Best Things to do in Melbourne

Federation Square

It’s hard to imagine a visit to Melbourne without having to see the Federation Square. It is synonym to biggest Melbourne cultural attractions, elite events, enchanting tours and a remarkable line up of restaurants, bars and cafes. This new age piazza has now magically been transformed into the city’s place for rendezvous where locals come, shop or hangout.

Federation Square
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Crossing more than 15 million visits a year, Federation Square easily tops the chart of most visited attractions of Melbourne. Being the city’s cultural epicenter, this square holds over 2000 events a year with exhibitions, event launches, films, cultural festivals and fashion shows. Whether you are an avid art lover, a movie buff or a shopaholic; you’ll love Federation Square for all the good reasons.

Arty Melbourne

Arty Melbourne
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An itch for art and culture has taken millions of travelers from London to Melbourne to scratch the Melbourne surface and explore a place brimming with on the edge arts and culture side. Head to the Southbank and you’ll find Malthouse, Arts Centre, MTC, National Gallery of Victoria and Recital Center. We have already mentioned about Federation Square above where arts and culture romance each other inseparably. Ian Potter centre is the place to be if you are art inclines or if motivational audio visual shows are your thing then hit ACMI. Expertise, creativity and skills of the local Melbourne artists will leave your jaw wide opened when you will take an arty tour of the Melbourne.

Wine ‘n’ Dine

Even the myriad mix of Melbourne arts and culture reflects heavily in its world renowned restaurants, bistros, bars and cafes. Whatever your tastes and preferences may be, the marvelous dining scene in Melbourne leaves you startled with its eclectic mix of traditional, modern, home-grown and fusion flavors sprawled across wide cuisines with ground breaking innovation.

Wine ‘n’ Dine
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Multiple dining options in Melbourne are a plenty from sipping drink and munching on a fabulous tapas in a small eatery, an authentic Szechuan dish in Chinatown or explore Melbourne’s polish eating places as Richmond, Carlton’s, Fitzroy and Brunswick for Vietnamese, Italian, Spanish and Lebanese cuisines respectively.

Melbourne Shopping Fiesta

Melbourne Shopping Fiesta
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Shopping in Melbourne is never confined just to hunt the markets and grabbing bags. It’s more than a discovery across the laneways and cultural cafes with the best fusion of local designers and touted international brands. The city’s mad love for fashion is not overlooked by the fashion bigwigs making them open their Australian stores at the most choicest locations making it easily accessible for locals and travelers with occasional loots pulling in crazy crowds. High end fashion/art, jewelry, accessories, homewares or stationary; you name it and you get it at fun-filled places to shop in Melbourne.

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