Flights to Melbourne
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Melbourne Travel guide
Often referred to as the cultural and sports capital of Australia, Melbourne is a fusion of dynamicity and sophistication. The city is not only politically conservative but modest and creative too. Its splendid architecture along with the multi ethnic diversity showcase the city’s contemporary antiquity and is home to some of the best museums and street art in Australia. The city hosts a number of annual events and festivals to celebrate its diversity and “Moomba” – Australia’s largest free community festival being one of the most popular.
Geography of Melbourne
Melbourne is the second-largest city in Australia and the capital of the state of Victoria. The country is built on a coastal plain at the head of the giant horseshoe located in Port Phillip Bay. Melbourne is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable places to live with its enthuses on education, entertainment, tourism and sporting events. Over a third of its residents were born overseas giving the city a lovely mix of cultures and commonly referred to as Australia’s cultural capital. If you really want to experience the best of this city, then turn to the inner-city suburbs to experience the local charm. If you are flying to Melbourne you will find the airport is within easy reach of the city via a variety of travel options.
Some of the major inner-city suburbs and localities of Melbourne
- City Centre: Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD)
- Albert Park: Suburb comprising of Port Phillip and the F1 Grand Prix circuit.
- South Melbourne: Home to Clarendon Street, Shopping strip.
- Collingwood: Hop and trendy shopping district with vibrant pubs and live music entertainment
- Richmond: Melbourne’s Little Vietnam along with low price fashion outlets.