Melbourne is known for its many landmarks of culture and history. Among them is the ever-popular Shrine of Remembrance. Not just the sights, travellers also love to explore its facts.
Where is this landmark?
Located on the bustling stretch of St Kilda Road, this landmark is easy to access by any traveller. If you are someone staying at properties like Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences, the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne is located so closely.
The purpose of the shrine
This shrine was built to celebrate all the men and women from Victoria who served in World War I. Today, this war memorial is dedicated to all heroes that served in a war for Australia.
Although the shrine takes a classical style, you can still observe some similarities with the world-famous Parthenon in Athens and the Tomb of Mausolus.
Events held here
One of the best things to do in Box Hill is to take part in the various events and festivals held at the Shrine of Remembrance. Exhibitions and events such as The Korean War, Gallery of Medals, and Flowers of War are held here and they attract foreign tourists as well.