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Three Days Away in Melbourne

 

Flinders Street Station

Start your first day in Melbourne from 19th century Flinders Street Station,then walk to Federation Square to explore the ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) and Australian art at the Ian Potter Centre. Grab some delicacies at Queen Victoria Market before visiting Parliament House and St Paul’s Cathedral and browsing stores at the Block Arcade. Conclude the day by dining in a restaurant in Chinatown.

Eureka Tower

Finally,soak in the night panorama ofMelbourne on a viewing deckat Eureka Tower

Melbourne Central

On your second day take in some of Melbourne’s iconic sights, starting with a leisurely cruise along the Yarra River, then explore some of the 36 hectares that comprise the Royal Botanic Gardens. Rack up your selfies at Hosier Lane, Union Lane or Hardware Lane, and walk down the eclectic shopping and café strip of Greville Street. Bourke Street has more than 300 retailers; Melbourne Central is home to a range of Australian and international fashion.

St Kilda Pier

Conclude your stay by visiting Cooks’ Cottage in Fitzroy Gardens and walking along Berwick Street, or shopping at Fitzroy Street and Acland Street. Treat your inner child on the foreshore at Luna Park, which opened in 1912, then stroll along the adjacent St Kilda Beach down to St Kilda Pier, home to adorable fairy penguins.

St Kilda Festival

If you happen to be at the St Kilda foreshore on the second Sunday of February, you can join the St Kilda Festival for a full day of entertainment, live music and carnival rides