Melbourne City Centre
Highlights of Melbourne
Melbourne City CBD is arranged neatly in streets running parallel to the
Yarra River located right at the southern part of the city. Following is
a list of highlights and things to do in Melbourne's City centre.
Highlights of Melbourne City Centre
Bourke Street Mall is the central shopping district of Melbourne city. There are 2 blocks of Bourke Street closed to car traffic (though still have trams running down the centre) line with shopping centres, clothing and boutique stores as well as restaurants and cafes.
Chinatown is a few blocks centralised around the eastern end of Little
Bourke Street. For more details and lists of restaurants in Melbourne's
Chinatown see our Melbourne's Chinatown page.
Fitzroy Gardens is located right and the Eastern End of Melbourne city and is home to the oldest building in all of Australia, Captain Cook's Cottage.
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Federation Square is located directly across the road from Flinders Street Train station, located on the banks of the Yarra River.
Southbank is located on the southern bank of the Yarra River just on the other side from the Melbourne City centre. Southbank has a walkway along the river lined with restaurants, cafes and entertainment complexes. For more details see our Southbank page.
is located on King St at the Yarra River directly across from the
Crown Plaza Complex. They have on display a large variety of sea life.
Recent arrivals at Melbourne Aquarium are some King Penguins and Gentoo
One of the best ways to see the city is via the many horse and carriages that are for hire in the Melbourne City centre.
Parliament House is located at 1 Spring Street Melbourne at the intersection of Bourke St. A historical building dating back to 1856.
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