Expats Guide to Melbourne’s Sight Seeing

Posted by VisaTEC Legal | Oct 11, 2018 | 0 Comments


When you get a chance to explore one of the most exciting cities in the world – make the most of it. Melbourne is a modern but cozy city with extensive shopping, beautiful architecture, museums, wildlife, theaters, large parks and of course a bunch of sports frenzy locals with smiling faces.

Where to kickoff your sightseeing if you're new to Melbourne

If you are new to the city, then kickoff your sightseeing tour by visiting the Eureka Skydeck. You are sure to be left breathless by the stunning view of the city from the 88th floor of the skyscraper. It is Southern Hemisphere's highest viewing platform. You can take this experience to the next level by standing on the ‘Edge', which is a glass cube, which projects out of the building to get a better view of the city.

The Melbourne City Circle Tram that runs free of charge

Most visitors are surprised and happy to hear of the City Circle Tram that runs free of charge. The ride covers the main highlights of Melbourne and there is continuous commentary providing information about the places of interest on the way. Commuters are free to get down wherever and whenever they please to. After a tram ride, you can discover the Melbourne Docklands. It is a suburb located minutes from the Melbourne CBD. This is where you find shopping malls, cafes, restaurants, and entertainment for the whole family. A key highlight of Melbourne Docklands is the seven-kilometer waterfront that overlooks the Victoria Harbour. This area overlooking the Yarra River is called the Docklands waterfront city. If you miss the Eureka Skydeck tour, then squeeze in 30 minutes to ride the Melbourne Star the country's only observation wheel. It is the ideal flight to discover the city from a different perspective.

Enjoy Melbourne's historical architecture

To get a glimpse of Melbourne's historical architecture, step into the St. Paul's Cathedral. The church is located in the city and the architectural designs are simply amazing. The gothic style architecture of the church is enough reason to visit it, irrespective of one's religious beliefs. Apart from the above attractions, the eccentric alleys, graffiti streets, the amazing art galleries, and theaters are a quintessential part of Melbourne city life.

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