Tag Archives: Melbourne

Melbourne: City Center – Part 3

6 – 16 January 2018 Melbourne’s city center is filled with gems. Here are a few we liked. Old City Courts and Gaol (Prison) Melbourne Town Hall Melbourne City Baths Barak Building – the face of Indigenous Leader William Barak

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Melbourne: City Center – Part 2

6 – 16 January 2018 Along Spring Street on the city center’s eastern edge between Flinders Street and Victoria Street are several historic buildings and parks including the Parliament House and Gardens, the Old Treasury Building, Treasury Gardens, St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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Melbourne: City Center – Part 1

6 – 16 January 2018 Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second most populated city in Australia with 4.7 million Melburnians. It is regularly ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities. Melbourne has a reputation … Continue reading

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Melbourne: South Bank

16 January 2018 The Southbank area of Melbourne is across the Yarra River from the city center. This stretch along the river has great restaurants and shopping along with Crown Casino, Eureka Skydeck, and Melbourne Convention Center. We walked from … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Docklands

16 January 2018 The Docklands area of Melbourne’s inner west is bustling with construction activity. The entertainment and high rise residential district is easily walkable from the Southern Cross Train Station. It is quieter than the CBD and Southbank but … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Churches

6 – 14 January 2018 Melbourne has a number of prominent church buildings. Here are a few we enjoyed.   St. Paul’s Cathedral – built 1891   St. Patrick’s Cathedral – built 1848 St. Peter’s Eastern Hill Church – built … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Sporting Arenas

6 – 14 January 2018 Melbourne is a sports town. Melbourne Park was built in 1988 as the new home for the Australian Open but its various facilities accommodate several sports along with concerts and special events. Rod Laver Arena, … Continue reading

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