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Experience Melbourne Our favourite things to see and do SHOPPING – The city’s passion for fashion is a serious matter, a fact not overlooked by international retail giants looking to establish Australian outposts, and local designers keen on getting a strong start. The city’s myriad laneways and arcades harbour untold gems, inner city precincts spoil you for choice, while department stores and shopping centres continue to raise the bar. The city’s newest shopping precinct Emporium Melbourne features a mix of local and international designers, innovative concept and flagship stores and world-class architecture, and connects to Melbourne Central, Myer Melbourne and to David Jones via pedestrian bridges and tunnels. You have to see it to believe it! EVENTS & SHOWS – A whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne’s busy events calendar is sure to excite.

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ART, THEATRE & CULTURE – Scratch the surface in Melbourne and you’ll discover a city buzzing with dynamic and cutting-edge arts and culture. Head to the Southbank precinct – where the The Arts Centre, MTC, Malthouse, Recital Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria form Melbourne’s beating cultural heart. At Federation Square, where art meets architecture, watch inspiring audio visual shows at ACMI, see the collection at the Ian Potter Centre, or catch a recital at The Edge theatre. Inside and out, you’ll discover the innovation and skill of local artists and designers at hole-in-the-wall galleries and theatres across the city. FOOD & WINE – Experience Melbourne’s mix of cultures in its myriad restaurants, cafés, bistros and bars. Whether you’re after modern, traditional, exotic or homespun flavours – the city’s eclectic dining scene offers a startling array of the world’s great cuisines, from popular favourites to the truly ground breaking.


Princes Hill


Carlton North


Clifton Hill Fairfield

North Melbourne


West Melbourne


Port Melbourne


Fitzroy North


Fitzroy Collingwood

East Melbourne

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South Melbourne

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Albert Park


Middle Park


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Melbourne & Beyond Brochure 2016  

House of Travel Melbourne & Beyond Brochure 2016