Things To Do in Melbourne Australia
East Melbourne is one of the most beautiful suburbs in Melbourne. It is a vibrant suburb based around parks, gardens, cafes, restaurants and fashion. Birches Serviced Apartments, located in East Melbourne, is not far from many attractions in Melbourne. With easy access to shopping in Melbourne city, Bridge Road, Chapel Street and to places of attractions and interests, restaurants, entertainment and more with a quiet place to come back to for a good night sleep and rest, what better place to stay but Birches Serviced Apartments.Book Online Check Availability
Melbourne is one of best cities to do shopping from full range of factory and wholesale bargains from fashion to jewellery to souvenirs. Factory outlets along Bridge Road offer the quality clothes at hugely discounted prices. For more eclectic tastes and smaller budgets, try new and pre-loved shoes clothes and accessories at Chapel Street Bazaar and the Camberwell and Queen Victoria markets. Queen Victoria Market is the most popular market in Melbourne, having stall after stall with quality merchandise including souvenir, clothing and food. Visit QV Market, it is located only 5 minutes from the city centre or 10 minutes by tram from Birches Serviced Apartment. Parks & Gardens
Fitzroy Garden is just 5 minutes walk from Birches Serviced Apartments. You can relax in the beautiful garden, wander through Cooks' Cottage, and explore the majestic elm avenues, the statues and historic features of beautiful Fitzroy Garden. Attracting two million visitors annually, the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne is Melbourne's cultural life and a valuable asset to the heritage-rich city. With its stunning vistas, tranquil lakes and diverse plant collections, the Gardens are a place of continual discovery and delight. The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne is home to both amazing and diverse plant collections such as camellias, rainforest flora, succulents and cacti, roses, Californian species, herbs, perennials, cycads and plants from Southern China. The Gardens also provide a natural sanctuary for native wildlife such as the black swans, eels, bell birds, cockatoos and kookaburras.
MCG Tour (Melbourne Cricket Ground)
Like the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, MCG symbolises Melbourne to the world. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is one of your unforgettable experience where you have the opportunity to visit the marvellous stadium where many champions of yesterday and today have performed.
Here, where you can experience the vibrant history of Melbourne and Aboriginal Culture.
Australia's only Southern Ocean Aquarium is home to over 10,000 creatures. Melbourne Aquarium is marine wonderland that seduces the senses of visitors with an engaging, educative and entertaining experience.
Shrine of Remembrance
Victoria's memorial to the men and women who have served Australia in armed conflicts throughout Australia's nation history.
Getting Around Melbourne
With the efficient and integrated transport system, you can travel around Melbourne easily. There is a Burgundy City Circle Tram will bring you sightseeing around the city centre without to much trouble. It is a free and convenient way to get around central Melbourne.
Tram is a unique public transport of Melbourne compared to other Australian cities. Melbourne's Trams cover the city and suburbs area. From Birches Serviced Apartments, you can take the tram into the city which will take you only 10 minutes to CBD. Tram no.109 and 42 go along Collin St. which is the hallmark of Melbourne's city. The tram run at about 10 minutes interval.
You can use your same ticket for the services of trains, trams and buses. Train network covers city and suburbs areas.
There is a private bus system operating in the city. Tickets can be purchase upon boarding the bus. Special passes have to be bought from designated sales outlets. You can find train, tram and bus timetable information on www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au
Conveniently, taxi services in Melbourne operate 24 hours daily on metered fares.
Melbourne offers all types of cuisines
Discover Melbourne's cafes and restaurant along Lygon Street, Bridge Road and Victoria Street.
Bridge Road, ten minutes walk from Birches Serviced Apartments, you can find a range of eateries from restaurants to cafes (famous for Greek cuisine). Where nearby, Victoria street is well-known for its Vietnamese cuisine and other Asian food at a reasonable price. Or if you want the European Taste, Lygon Street has a lot to offer. Only ten minutes by taxi, you reach Melbourne's Little Italy where you can enjoy the restaurants serving traditional Italian cuisine as well as other European specialities. Fitzroy is very popular for tantalising Spanish tapas.
Cafes and Restaurants
You can choose from a variety of Australian, Italian, Seafood, Thai, French, Chinese, Japanese, Mediterranean and Indian Restaurants.
The colonial Tramcar Restaurant. Reserve your seat now to experience the fabulous meals on tram; it is not only a culinary delight, but also a trip around Melbourne's city. You can find more information on www.tramrestaurant.com.au