Australia’s oldest station, Flinders Street Station is one of the most iconic Melbourne attractions. It’s beauty stands on the corner of Flinders St and Swanston St in Melbourne’s CBD. Being the busiest train station in the Southern Hemisphere it hosts 110,000 commuters each day. Flinders Street has moved with the latest trends and now offers FREE Wi-Fi on the concourse to allow smartphone access. Just select: Metro Wi-Fi.
Federation Square is in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Right across the road from Flinders Street Station, it is a hub for visitors and locals alike. Fed Square is home to the famous ACMI building, Large Screen display, numerous restaurants and bars and is a cultural hub of Melbourne. Federation Square proudly provides excellent service to all visitors, inspiring visitors to return time and time again.
China Town is a historic landmark of Melbourne’s CBD. Established back in the 1850’s China town was a base for many Chinese Gold Seekers as they arrived though the ports of Melbourne before heading off on epic gold hunting expeditions in country Victoria. The discovery on Gold was a huge reason why many Chinese migrated to Australia, particularly Victoria. Whilst you are walking around and taking in the history, head to the Dragon Gallery that is open daily from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
The iconic stadium that stands above all – Melbourne’s Melbourne Cricket Ground needs to be seen to be believed. The MCG is home to many different points of interests including the National Sports Museum, many new bars and cafes that you can enjoy before a game, venue hosting for corporate events and even book a tour of the stadium so you can get up close and personal. The MCG hosts the famous Boxing Day Test which is normally a sell out of 100,000 spectators.
One of the greatest sporting complexes in the world, Melbourne’s Olympic Park holds many of Australia’s premium sporting stadiums and events. NRL Melbourne Storm, the A-Leagues Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City’s home ground – AAMI Park, Australian Opens Rod Laver Arena and Hisense Arena are all located in the Olympic Park. It’s extensive area, over 40 Hectares makes it one of the largest sporting venues in the world. It truly is World Class.
Visit the Tourism Victoria website for information relating to tourism in Victoria. The site is dedicated to strengthening the Tourism, Events and Visitor sector for Victoria. This is a hub for all the local websites and work in conjunction with the Australian Grand Prix, Emerald Tourist Railway (Puffing Billy), Federation Square, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust and Visit Victoria. Visit here for Tourism Industry Resources.
Melbourne is Australia’s home to hidden lane-ways, iconic spaces, electric nightlife, world class restaurants and bars. Melbourne has always had a big focus on it’s Art and Cultural events and this is a main reason people from all over the world visit our wonderful city. Being home to some of the most beautiful and historic theatres, you can catch the worlds largest productions but also catch some local talent and shows in smaller boutique locations.