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Melbourne


Melbourne is the 2nd largest city in Australia, with a metropilitan area population of comfortably over 3.7 million. The city, although sometimes referred to as " Australia's sporting and cultural capital", is in fact the state capital of the state of Victoria.

The city was first established in 1836, within half a century had grown into one of the largest cities of the British Empire. The city is named after British Prime Minister William Lamb 2nd Viscount Melbourne, whose title comes from the village of Melbourne in Derbyshire in UK, where he resided.

Central Business District, Melbourne, Australia

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Fodor's Essential Australia (Full-color Travel Guide)

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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Australia teems with cultural and natural treasures. Its diverse habitats are home to countless strange and amazing creatures, while its extensive coastlines include a wealth of beautiful beaches. With color photos throughout, Fodor's Essential Australia captures the country's stunning diversity, from vineyards to Outback adventures, from hikes through Tasmania to fine dining in Sydney, from tropical rainforests to majestic underwater reefs.
 
This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps 
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on diving in the Great Barrier Reef, understanding Aboriginal art, and exploring Australia's renowned wine region
· Major sights such as Tasmanian Wilderness, Fraser Island, Sydney Opera House, and the Kakadu National Park
· Coverage of Sydney, New South Wales, Melbourne, Victoria, Tasmania, Brisbane and its beaches,the Great Barrier Reef, Adelaide and South Australia, the Outback, Uluru, Perth and Western Australia

Australia: Australia Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Australia - The Places You Have To See [Booklet] (Australia Travel, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane) (Volume 1)

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CURRENTLY DISCOUNTED Make Your Journey To Australia The Best Possible
The sunburnt country is a land of contrast. A place which has both tropical rainforests and unforgiving desert. There are roads where you can drive for days without seeing a soul that end in peak hour traffic and bustling cities. If this is your first time in Australia, you should plan your trip in detail. If not, you most certainly will miss out on some of the best places to be at and things to see. This book will help you to make the most out of your time in Spain. You will get to know the most fascinating things to do and see in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to name a few of the most beautiful locations to be at. This book provides some unique suggestions and will help you to make this the best time of your life.

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  • Enjoy Bondi Beach in Sydney
  • The Royal Botanical Gardens of Melbourne
  • Tasmanian Beauty
  • Parliament House in Canberra
  • Much, much more!
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Lonely Planet Pocket Melbourne (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Kate Morgan

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#1 best-selling guide to Melbourne

Lonely Planet's Pocket Melbourne is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Melbourne's celebrated laneways, sip an artisan coffee at a hipster cafe, or shop your way through the many boutiques; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Melbourne and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Melbourne:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Melbourne map (included in print version), plus over 11 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers City Centre, Southbank, South Melbourne, Albert Park, South Yarra, Prahran, Richmond, Fitzroy, Carlton, St Kilda and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Melbourne, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Melbourne's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Melbourne & Victoria guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Australia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Trent Holden and Kate Morgan.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to Melbourne. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA

Australia: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit (Australia,Sydney,Melbourne,Brisbane,Perth,Adelaide,Canberra) (Volume 1)

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Australia: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit (Australia,Sydney,Melbourne,Brisbane,Perth,Adelaide,Canberra) (Volume 1)
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Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit

Australia is one of the most popular holiday destinations on earth. Excellent climate, cultural richness and diversity has made it a favorite holiday location among the tourists. Australia offers the most adventurous water sports on its beautiful beaches to invite people from around the world. It also offers a sneak peek into the traditional cultures and lifestyle that prevailed here for ages. Australia has a multicultural history and the people who have come and settled here brought colorful traditions and influence. In the past few years, the Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, along with the other cities, have seen a sharp increase in the number of the foreign tourists. Curious? Just go through this book and explore!


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Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Trent Holden

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Discover Melbourne's laneways and arcades, soak up spectacular scenery along the Great Ocean Road, or enjoy food, wine and the great outdoors in one of Victoria's goldfield-era country towns; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Melbourne & Victoria and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Melbourne & Victoria Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, cinema, television, music, theatre, dance, architecture, sport, fashion, cuisine, coffee culture, wine, politics, landscapes, wildlife.
  • Over 9 colour maps
  • Covers Melbourne, the Grampians, Spa Country, Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula, Phillip Island, Mornington Peninsula, Wilsons Promontory, Gippsland, the High Country, the Murray and more.

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria, our most comprehensive guide to Melbourne and Victoria, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Australia guide and East Coast Australia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country and region have to offer, or Discover Australia, a photo-rich guide focused on the country's most popular sights.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden and Kate Morgan.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Fodor's Melbourne 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

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This book identifies and explores in depth the top 25 sights in Melbourne in a compact, pocket-sized guidebook that also covers other popular spots and major neighborhoods all over the city, including shops, entertainment options, restaurants, hotels, and useful details like helpful web sites and travel information to make your short trip to Melbourne a great trip.

This guide is updated annually. 

This travel guide includes:
· A useful, weather-resistant pullout city map and a metro map for easy navigation
· Full-color photos and full-size street maps of major neighborhoods.
· Neighborhood walks that show off the best of the city with self-guided tour ideas
· Essential info – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, and more
· Popular day-trip destinations.
· A two-day itinerary to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path.
· Many hotel, restaurant, and entertainment recommendations
· Major sights covered include the Arts Centre, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Queen Victoria Market, Carlton, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Royal Botanic Gardens, Docklands and Melbourne Star, Scienceworks, Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Museum, Fitzroy, Federation Square, and Old Melbourne Gaol.

With its full-color photography and top 25 to do lists, Fodor’s 25 Best books are the perfect companion for any traveler. A pull out map with major sights marked, is included.  

About Fodor’s: Written by locals, Fodor’s travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

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Full-color travel guide to Melbourne, Australia, with comprehensive descriptions of all sights and attractions, and clearly presented practical information. Full-color photographs and maps throughout, a comprehensive street atlas section and a handy orientation map. The Features section focuses on the city’s history and its people and culture, from sports and architecture to its thriving restaurant scene. The Places section covers the main areas of the city that visitors will want to see, plus excursions along the Great Ocean Road, into the mountains, and to the region’s gold towns and vineyards.

Australia Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Australia (Backpacking Australia, Budget Travel Australia, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Tasmania, Adelaide)

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