Accommodation in Melbourne
Melbourne, with 3 million inhabitants, is the other major city in Australia. Famous for arts and culture it has excellent shops, markets, museums, restaurants and nightlife.
Melbourne is named after the British statesman Lord Melbourne, who at the time of the founding of the city ( n 1835) just his 2nd reign as Prime Minister of Great Britain had begun and was born in the English town of Melbourne in Derbyshire. From 1901 to 1927 Melbourne served as headquarters of the Australian Parliament and federal government.
Melbourne city center consists of modern skyscrapers and more original buildings in Victorian style. The street plan of the city in the form of a grid, and the streets of the business center are at odds with each other. In the Central Business District, the City Circle Tram goest to all the known spots. This tramline is directed to the transport of tourists.
The city is also known for its sporting events, the Melbourne Cup (horse racing) and the Formula 1 car race. Unlike Sydney and Brisbane , where rugby is very popular, is donated in Melbourne more attention to Australian Football . There are stadiums in Princes Park and Fawkner Park. Melbourne has a large number of theaters , galleries and museums. Visit at least the Flinders Street Station, Queen Victoria Market, the Chinese Museum, the Government House and the Victoria Arts Centre. Melbourne is the vibrant green capital of Victoria which is regarded as the cultural, culinary and fashion center of Australia. In the cosmopolitan center offers great shopping and dining in fine restaurants.
Another must have the parks on the south bank of the Yarra River, Kings Domain and the Royal Botanical Gardens . The city is also called the Garden City because of the many parks and other greenery that are at the very expansive city find. On the south bank of the Yarra River is a whole new entertainment center arise around the Crown Casino (Southbank).
The suburbs have their own character and are crucibles of different nationalities. St Kilda is one of the most popular neighborhoods through its terraces and beautiful beach.