Here’s why you should visit Melbourne – A flourishing city!

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The city of Melbourne is the second most populous city in Australia and the state capital of Victoria. Home to a myriad of attractions and places of interests, Melbourne is certainly a must visit the city when you vacation in Australia. Read on to know about some of the places which are the answers to the questions about why you should visit Melbourne?

Melbourne Zoo | Image Credit: <a href="">Nichollas Harrison</a>, <a href="">Indrah the Sumatran Tiger</a>, <a href="" rel="license">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>
Melbourne Zoo | Image Credit: Nichollas Harrison, Indrah the Sumatran Tiger, CC BY-SA 3.0


Located in the bank of the Yarra River, Southgate is an entertainment, shopping and dining percicnt. The restaurants and cafes of the Southgate are certainly a wonderful place to spend some quality time with your loved ones accompanied by scrumptious food. You can also buy clothing and accessories, homeware and souvenirs by visiting the boutique shops located here.

Melbourne Zoo

Australia is home to the world’s most eccentric and most fascinating animals known to mankind. Most of the creatures found here are endemic and are protected by law. The only place you can see them all at once when you are in Melbourne is by visiting the Melbourne Zoo.

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

The refreshingly cool and tranquil ambience of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is popular among tourists and locals in Melbourne. If you are stationed at one of the apartment hotels in Melbourne the likes of Citadines on Bourke Melbourne, The park is just a 6-minute drive away and you can visit here with your loved one for a relaxing evening walk to reminisce beautiful memories.

Melbourne Museum

If you are interested in knowing the secrets and the history of Melbourne, there is no suitable place to be other than the Melbourne Museum. There are artefacts here that even pre-date the human history. Some Noteworthy things you shouldn’t miss seeing in the museum include large skeletons of prehistoric animals, a gallery dedicated to the history of the city and the human evolution gallery.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+

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