Melbourne – A City to Remember

The beauty of Australia has long been praised and people from all over the world still flock to relocate here. This continent-country has a myriad of things to offer to both tourists and people who are looking for a permanent home here.

Situated in the State of Victoria, Melbourne is the Capital and second largest city in Australia boasting of a population of three million plus. This city has earned its world acclaim not only for its picturesque beauty but also for its focus on arts and culture. You will find that greenery and gardening is one of the most successful enterprises here due to the very conducive climate.

The best time to visit Melbourne is definitely the summer when this city becomes a hub of entertainment. There is some of the most exciting sports events held at that time such as the Sail Melbourne Regatta, the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix, the Grand Slam, Tooheys Blue Melbourne Cup and the Heineken Golf Classic to name a few.  You will also be regaled by live concerts of world-famous singers during the Melbourne International Music Festival.

Another great attraction would be the Melbourne International Comedy Festival which would have you in splits with the best of international talent. This is a time when you could rub shoulders with veterans such as Jerry Seinfeld and Jim Carrey and enjoy their live performances.

For shopping enthusiasts there is a Collins Street which is an exceptional spot for buying men and women’s apparel. Other places that you should visit would be the Bourke Street (for book lovers) and the Flinders Street.

Melbourne, Australia

Food is always a great attraction in Melbourne. You could have some exotic Indian food at the Flora Restaurant or Little Bourke on Swanston Street or excellent fast food from Hungry Jack and McDonalds. You should never miss having a meal at the excellent Swanston Walk Café and Gopal Restaurant if you are a gourmet. Williamstone is one of the most famous food destinations in Melbourne where you could get anything you ever wanted to eat. Here, alongwith the excellent food, you would be able to enjoy exquisite Australian wines and a mind-blowing view of the city.

Things to see in Melbourne should definitely include the Melbourne Aquarium with its amazing seal life, the Phillip Islands, the Ganesh Temple (Indian Temple) and the Dunn’s Leather Goods shop where you find a stunning array of miniature things. You would also love to take a cruise on the Yarra River and if you are a nature lover you will have to stop by the Werribbee Park and the Organ Pipes National Park, to see the spectacular rose gardens and natural rock columns respectively. Animal lovers should visit the Healsville Sanctuary for a great with all types of native Australian animals.

Overall, the Garden City, as Melbourne is known world wide, would offer you everything you ever wanted to see and enjoy.

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