Planning to spend holidays in Melbourne? Get your bucket list ready, as the place will drive you crazy!
Filled with glory, excitement and art, Melbourne is a city that will give lots of good memories and for sure many pictures. From laid-back laneways to lush parks to grand libraries to museums, Melbourne is beyond one’s aspect.
Soak up in the art, enjoy high-end dinners or shop from the local designers, the place is the city of choices. If you are heading to the place, don’t miss these things:
Explore the rich history and heritage:
Initially, home of Kulin nation, Melbourne has a very rich history and culture. Head to the first settlers and witness the striking interiors of world heritage, explore the stories of exciting prison life in the Old Melbourne Gaol and more. You can witness National Gallery of Victoria that hosts a range of galleries and other art sites. You can also visit Heidi Museum of Modern art to witness famed Heidi Circle or can dive into the realm of film and digital culture.
Dive In The Parades Of Tapas Bars:
Whether you like the authentic Spanish versions or the jazzed up version of tapas, Tapas bars Melbourne has it all! You will get to taste American flavors with mouthwatering dishes plating up with chili-braised pork cheek, char-grilled squid with chorizo and many other savoring flavors. The relaxing seats, soothing ambience and the top-notch signature cocktails will surely set up your mood. Some bars also offer amazing late-night fun offers and drool-worthy small plates on specific occasions.
The Classic Astor Theater Is A Must!
Astor is an Art Deco gem and the last single-screen cinema which is operation till 1936. Upon entering, you will witness gold curtain framed screen. The vintage and laid back design of the theatre will give you the flashback’s of ancient Hollywood. Further, the theater now holds the program of new and classic films in 70mm, 35mm and digital format, and is also the most popular cultural hub for movie lovers. Also, it boasts remastered classics, film festivals, special events and many new and independent movies.
Dumplings At Its Best!
If you are craving dumplings in Melbourne, head for the red paifang to Little Bourke Street. The chili and delicious dumplings with hot chili sauce are enough to please your taste buds.
Shop Till Drop!
The adage goes perfectly with the Melbourne city. You will discover the edgy and high-end fashion at the Melbourne’s retail shops or can go for vintage shopping on Chapel Street. Just get your checklist ready and head to shop. Be it trendy jewellery or the classy outfits the city is passionate about everything. Whether you are a fan of high fashion art or you prefer fine art, accessories, the options are endless.
Don’t Miss The Sports:
One thing that can make Melbournians crazy is sports! So rug up, get a drink and a pie and crack down the lanes at iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. Go trackside for Spring Racing Carnival or be exhilarated by the Formula 1 and Grand Prix, the choice is yours.
Sunrise In Hot Air Balloon:
If you think that hot air balloons are just for the countryside, head to Melbourne and get into the one! But for this, you need to drag yourself from the cozy, warm bed. So land in the balloon and witness some of the most amazing locations from above.
Snap The Street Art:
Melbourne is known as one of the most popular and exclusive street art displays. And bonus! You don’t have to spend bucks or juggle hard to witness street art in the city; it's everywhere. There’s a feast of color, vibrant energy and creative displays everywhere. Just take a tram to the inner north of the city, and you will be stunned by the amazing street art.
Coffee Is Love!
Scoop on the best baristas to enjoy everything from a latte to short black to decaf to espresso and cappuccino!
Well, the list doesn’t end here; there are many more things that you can enjoy in Melbourne. So book your flight and head to the place!