“A city where sport is a religion” - it's Melbourne, Australia.
Melbourne is a birthplace of Australian Rules football and a home to 9 of 10 Victorian teams shaping the majority in international league. Melburnians have truly took sport to their hearts , from the horse race that stops the nation the Melbourne Cup in November and its Formula One season in March both events are famous across the world.
But there is more to Melbourne than just sport, it is known to be Australia's most sophisticated city with a world-renowned arts and culture scene. Multicultural and historic Victorian-era architecture sits alongside cutting-edge urban development such as Federation Square.
The laconic Australian pace of life is adhered to here and despite the urbanism there no frenetic pace of life – until, that is one of the larger sporting events rolls around. Sports fever means city accommodation is at a premium at these times and this is a this is a good time to consult Booked.net.
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Soon you can be taking in a city that is uniquely Australian but fused with Greek and other influences. Located at the top of horseshoe shaped Port Phillip Bay, the city attracted immigrants from across the world - especially in the period of the gold rush and post-war times. Melbourne is now home to the biggest Greek population outside Greece and 230,000 Italian inhabitants.
That multicultural flavor is evident among Melbourne's four million-strong population and the cityscape with its vibrant live music scene, strong coffee culture and Victorian-era architecture reflects that. Neighborhoods, such as Fitzroy, St Kilda and Carlton, hum with life and the city produces some of the best art, music, cuisine, fashion, performance, design and ideas in the world.
It's architecture reflects the best from both the before the beginning of and after the end of the 20 century as Victorian-era buildings sit alongside high-rise structures. Examples of both and other attractions include;
–Parliament House of Victoria, the seat of Australian government
–Eureka Tower, the tallest building with its impressive views of the whole city
–Federation square, a place to meet Melbourners in one of nearby cafes
–Queen Victoria Market - Melbourne’s shopping mecca is a historic landmark, a tourist attraction and an institution for Melburnians.
The list of the Australian state of Victoria's top 20 Attractions includes 11 attractions within walking distance of Melbourne's central business district, one of the reasons Melbourne is so popular with visitors. With Booked.net you can book a hotel in Melbourne a stones’ throw from any of these attractions to have a good buy and memorable stay.