One of the oldest markets in Melbourne, the Queen Victoria Market beats the heart of market-style shopping in the city. Standing tall for over a century, the market has become a symbolic spot in the city that is spread across 2 blocks.
Although primarily known for its ever so fresh fruits and vegetables, there is so much more than this market has in store. With gourmet goods, clothes, cosmetics and souvenirs, the Queen Victoria Market has it all. In fact, when it comes to good quality souvenirs the Queen Victoria Market is one of the best places out there.
Foodies Dream Tour
Located close to many Melbourne CBD hotels, one of the highlights of the Queen Victoria market is its ever-fresh produce. Take a foodies dream tour and discover everything you need to know about the food culture in Melbourne. You can even go home with a number of newfound tips on selecting the best produce in any market.
Heritage and Cultural Tour
The heritage tour is more inclined to the rich history of the Victoria market and gives detailed explanations of the early beginnings of this market. Those who are planning to visit this country, base yourself in a place like Oaks On Market and go on this 1.5-hour tour which will take you back in time to the 19th century.
The Queen Victoria Market is not just about shopping, for it also both educative and entertaining as well. For school students, a visit to the Victoria Market is a worthwhile educational tour that will teach students about the rich 130-year-old history of the market.
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