Top recommendations from locals
From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
“The first week of every November the Flemington Racecourse is home to one of the Worlds most famous horse races the Melbourne Cup. There is no other horse race that quite compares to the “race that stops a nation” First run in 1860 , the Melbourne Cup has been stopping the nation for well over 100 years. It is this national celebration that sets it apart from other great horse races, Kentucky Derby , Japan Cup and it will be an experience not to be missed if coming to Melbourne early November . ”
- 69 locals recommend