Melbourne history is revealed in the heritage listed buildings and iconic landmarks dotted around the city each with their own charming and unique story to tell. These popular Melbourne sights and local tourist attractions are all located conveniently in the CBD and surrounding areas, within a short vicinity of Victoria Hotel, your Melbourne accommodation.
From Cooks’ Cottage – the childhood home of Captain James Cook, Old Melbourne Gaol which was the site of the site of notorious bushranger Ned Kelly’s hanging in 1880 to the Melbourne Town Hall built in 1870, home to many functions and events throughout the centuries, there are many historic sites to explore in Melbourne.
Other notable buildings and landmarks include Flinders Street Station which was build in 1854 and is the oldest city station in Australia, the Shrine of Remembrance which is one of the largest war memorials in the world and the majestic Royal Exhibition Buildings erected in 1880 and the first building in Australia to achieve a World Heritage listing in 2004.
These are just a few of the remarkable and distinguished buildings from the legacy of colonisation and European settlement. Take in Melbourne sights and landmarks tour of the city!
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne is your ideal Melbourne hotel located right in the heart of the CBD and close to all Melbourne sights, historical building and landmarks. When you book your Melbourne accommodation online why not ask our staff about organised tours or the best way to find these Melbourne sights from The Victoria hotel.