The centre of Melbourne contains many attractions, its not just fabulous shopping bars and restaurants that attract visitors to Melbourne - a multitude of fun and interesting options will leave you wanting more! This most livable of cities is particularly so to those who enjoy dining out. Treat your taste buds to a variety of food styles, European, Mediterranean and Asian flavors, add to this some of Melbourne's creative chefs and you get a modern Australian style with a flair of its own. You'll find something for every price range and palette from your local cafe to five star dining. Also known as the fashion capital of Australia, Melbourne is stocked full of hip and happening fashion, gifts and much more to suit all tastes and budgets. Designer shops and department stores in the city centre.
If you crave for culture, pop into one of many galleries and satisfy your appetite for local and international artwork. If your on a tight schedule, you can find everything you need in the city centre, although it would be a shame not to venture further. Melbourne's famous trams run all over the city and are one of the easiest ways to get from one end of town to the other. Jump on a tram and cruise to the bay side suburb of St Kilda, enjoy natural wonders and visit any one of Melbourne's beautiful parks and gardens or stroll through vibrant markets jam-packed with Victoria's great produce.
For those who prefer a more cultural aspect of the city, there’s the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, the National Gallery of Victoria and the Victorian Arts Centre. Nearby is Southgate where there are some great restaurants overlooking the river, as well as an international food hall and a number of boutiques.