As the day begins in Melbourne, travelers are given the unique opportunity to discover the city’s most outstanding sights and memorable sightseeing destinations. This three and a half hour tour, accompanied by a knowledgeable English speaking driver guide, introduces you to this incredible city, giving you a glimpse into its history, modern cosmopolitan world, and its local culture. Whether you opt for a hotel pick up or not, your travels will be via a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, making your journey so much easier and enjoyable. The first discoveries of the tour are in culture, as Federation Square, City Center, and the world famous Melbourne Cricket Ground are hot spots for the artistic fields, cultural exhibitions, and major sporting events. Parliament House is the heart of government, giving you that needed insight into the Australian political climate. Shopping culture in Melbourne is brought to full color at the Queen Victoria Market, where everything from produce to specialty items can be found sold. Here will an opportunity to take great photos as souvenirs for your trip. The tour takes a turn into the almost Utopian tranquility and beauty of the carefully cultivated Fitzroy Gardens, where you can stretch your legs, take a stroll, and enjoy the atmosphere, and see the gardens’ conservatory where so many species of flora bloom. The Royal Botanic Gardens offer similarly beautiful natural sights, but have more emphasis on the rare plants that can only be found in the area. The tour is ended with a somber look into history, as the Shrine of Remembrance, the final stop, is a true memorial to the men and women of Australia who have fought under the country’s flag in the First World War. Their service is immortalized here, in one of the largest in the country. The tour ends in Federation Square where it begins, having given you a vivid look into Melbourne as a city, a culture, and people.
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