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Best things to do in Victoria

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Asian Restaurant
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“Feel the similarities and differences with other China Towns in the world! ”
109 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Old amusement park, complete with the most rickety rollercoaster you'll ever ride (Mad Mouse).”
187 locals recommend
Lake
“If you like to walk, job or run, then this is a must. Run around the Lake, parallel to the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix track. ”
254 locals recommend
Academic University Building
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“French toast and baked eggs are staples at this compact, rustic-chic breakfast cafe with warm vibe.”
80 locals recommend
Bar
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“Stunning views, one of Melbourne's premier attractions. Worth the 10 min tram from the city!”
232 locals recommend
Snack Place
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“Great markets with artisan foods. Also check out the Paella place close by, it's been voted best Paella on the world (apart from Spain).”
217 locals recommend
Market
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“I love Pete'n'Rosie's Deli for their fantastic selection of local and imported cheeses, Market Lane do some of the best coffee in Melbourne and the cheese toasties from the stall in the produce hall are truly to die for! The market is a must visit for any true foodie. (Closed Monday & Wednesday)”
216 locals recommend
Museum
“Each day at 4.55pm AEST, you can absorb the powerful and sombre Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial. Each ceremony honours one of the 62,000 who gave their lives in service. You are also welcome to lay wreaths and floral tributes beside the Pool of Reflection.”
62 locals recommend
Bar
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“For a truly Melbourne bar experience, head to Cookie and work your way through the mammoth beer selection (CBD)”
126 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Who wouldn't want to go and see these cute little dudes waddle in from a hard days fishing. If your here in the peak season be sure to book before you come. The penguin parade books out over summer and on long weekends.”
90 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This place is easy and quick to get to from Bourke Street Mall if visiting Melbourne and in the free tram zone. We didn't have half a day to spare so this place was a good option as not huge but we managed to get some bargains.”
26 locals recommend
Zoo
“If you like Zoos this on is located right near a massive park not far from hospitals and th cbd. If you haven’t seen any Australian animals yet you will here 🐨 ”
124 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A tribute to the fallen heros of the World Wars with a free basement museum”
79 locals recommend
Office
“Flagstaff Gardens is the oldest park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, first established in 1862. Today it is one of the most visited and widely used parks in the city by residents, nearby office workers and tourists. ”
88 locals recommend
Department Store
“It's got a wide range of products from fashion to electronics. Sometimes you'll find a pop-up store near the top floor too.”
31 locals recommend
Tennis Stadium
“Home of the Australian Open Tennis tournament, it is located just over 2kms away. It is a pleasant 30 minute walk along the Yarra River heading towards the Arts Centre. Go under Princess Bridge/St Kilda Road and continue walking along the river bank and you will see the arena on the other side of the river as you get closer. You can cross over at the Olympic Boulevard bridge.”
88 locals recommend