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13 Things To do in Melbourne

Melbourne is filled with awesome things to do. Here are 13 of the best things to do while in Melbourne.

  1. Visit Queen Victoria Market and shop for veggies & fresh meat. Visit the deli section for a large selection of cheese, wine, and other delicious goods.
  2. Walk around the (massive) Royal Botanical Gardens and then sit by the lake.
  3. Explore and dine at Degraves St, a laneway filled with several popular cafes.
  4. Visit the National Gallery of Victoria and enjoy free entry to their art collection.
  5. Who doesn’t love dumplings? Visit Chinatown and chow down on delicious dumplings.
  6. Walk along the Yarra River and enjoy the atmosphere of Southbank.
  7. Melbourne is famous for its street art, and Hosier Lane is the best place to find it.
  8. Australia’s own sport, AFL, is best seen in person at the MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground.)
  9. Enjoy a musical performance at the beautiful Hamer Hall.
  10. Enjoy some cocktails on the Hidden Bars & History Tour.
  11. See the animals (kangaroos included) at the Melbourne Zoo.
  12. See more animals, this time just penguins, at St Kilda Beach.
  13. Walkthrough Australia’s oldest arcade, Royal Arcade.