No other city in Australia is so diverse and rich in different styles, cultures and lifestyles as Melbourne.
There is a Mediterranean atmosphere in the metropolis, which is called the cultural capital of Australia.
Under the influence of the many immigrants who since the start have established in Melbourne, the city has become a melting pot of peoples and cultures. This population composition ensures that the young city in constant motion.
Eating and Drinking in Fitzroy Street
Melbourne was founded in 1835 after it was found in the area around the city of gold. The inhabitants of the city are proud. Much more than people from Sydney, they love their city.
The population of Melbourne loves the good life and loves to eat and drink. Throughout the city you can find cheap food and drink, but in some parts of Melbourne going out to eat can get pricey. In the district around Fitzroy Street bars and cafes are piling up.
Melbourne coffee in Brunswick
Around Brunswick Street are the best pubs and bars tucked away in the narrow alleys called laneways, that wind through the area.
Cozy little bars are filled with young and artistic city residents, getting together to the famous Melbourne to drink coffee. Many former residents of the city say they still miss Melbourne's coffee times.
For a good cup of coffee, you can also go to the Federation Square. This square was built in 2001 to celebrate Australia and the centenary of the state.
The modern design of the square stands in stark contrast to the Victorian buildings that define the face of Melbourne.
During the long summer evenings it is an ideal place to enjoy the view over the Yarra River and the Botanical Gardens. During the Australian Open tennis tournament, mad people of Melbourne follows the matches on big screens at the Federation Square.
Melbourne Sports City
Melbourne is a sports town as shown by the several major sporting events that are organized every year.
Besides the Australian Open there is also the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix held in Melbourne. The final of the long Australian Rules Football season is played in Melbourne too.
The most important sporting event is the Melbourne Cup, the horse known as 'the race that stops the nation'. Dressed in gala dress attracts everyone to the Flemington Race Track to gambling.
Steps to St. Kilda Beach
Besides a sports city, Melbourne is also the cultural center of Australia. Every night of the week there are concerts, shows, club nights and festivals organized throughout the city.
The night is long in Melbourne. Only around sunrise are the young people of the city after a party night.
One of the areas holding many nightclubs is St. Kilda. An additional advantage is that just a few steps from the club, you can stretch out on the famous beach of Melbourne.
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