Melbourne: A city among the world’s most livable cities for six consecutive years is also the best place to visit. This place has got galore of must-see attractions. Scroll down to explore some of the must-visits in this beautiful city:
Old Melbourne Gaol
Date back to the 18th century, the Old Melbourne Gaol served as a prison between 1842 and 1929, it held and executed some of Australia’s most famous criminals, including bushranger Ned Kelly and serial killer Frederick Bailey Deeming.It is now a museum on Russell Street, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Opened in 2000, Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne. It is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere.
St Paul’s Cathedral
St Paul’s Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral and one of the city’s major architectural landmarks.
Captain Cook’s Cottage
Cooks’ Cottage, also known as Captain Cook’s Cottage was constructed in 1755 in the English village of Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, by the parents of Captain James Cook, James and Grace Cook and was brought to Melbourne in 1934 by Sir Russell Grimwade.
The inside of the cottage includes centuries-old antiques and is stylised in the way of the 18th century, as are the clothes of the volunteer guides.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens
Melbourne Gardens is a 94-acre sanctuary including 10,000 native and exotic plant species, picked for their value, rarity and diversity.
Federation Square is a mixed-use development in the inner city of Melbourne, covering an area of 3.2 ha (7.9 acres) and centred on three major public spaces – St. Paul’s Court, The Square, and The Atrium. Built on a concrete deck above busy railway lines, it is located at the intersection of Flinders Street and Swanston Street/St Kilda Road in the city’s Central Business District, adjacent to Flinders Street railway station.
The Melbourne Star, the Southern Hemisphere’s only giant observation wheel, is a giant Ferris wheel in the Waterfront City precinct in the Docklands. It is 120 m (394 ft) tall and has seven spokes, reflecting the seven-pointed star of the Australian flag.