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MELBOURNE is a city of style and
sophistication with an inviting atmos-
phere revolving around wining, dining
Whether your interest is food, wine,
cinema, comedy, sports or perform-
ing arts, Melbourne has something to
offer. Wander, jog or rollerblade on
Southbank Promenade along the Yarra
Dive with the sharks at the Mel-
bourne Aquarium on the north bank
or visit the Crown Entertainment
Complex's shops and casino. Queen
Victoria Market, the largest and oldest
market in the Southern Hemisphere,
opened in 1878.
Bridge Road at Richmond is a
bargain-hunter's mecca, with several
fashion outlets selling high-end labels
for a fraction of the retail price.
THE many precincts around
Melbourne hide much of
the best shopping, dining,
arthouse cinema and fresh
market prodcue in the area.
Jump on the number 19
tram from Elizabeth Street
to digest the eclectic blend
of Middle Eastern and
Mediterranean fare along
Brunswick's Sydney Road.
Only a 10-minute walk
from the city is Lygon Street
in Carlton, the historic and
trendy heart of Melborne's
You'll also find the best
restaurant spruikers who
will offer you all sorts
of deals to lure you in to
savour their traditional
fare. Chapel Street in South
Yarra, Acland Street in St
Kilda and Brunswick Street
in Fitzroy are also worth a
A city with many faces
Coffee, culture, shops and sharks --- it's all here
The Yarra River's Southbank Promenade.
Melbourne's Federation Square.
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