Aerial view of the Royal Botanic Gardens © Visit Victoria

Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria © Visit Victoria

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Melbourne suburb guide

Couple walks through graffitied Hosier Lane in Melbourne © Tourism Australia

Hosier Lane, Melbourne, Victoria © Tourism Australia

Fun fact

Street art-clad AC/DC Lane was named in tribute of one of Australia’s most famous rock bands.

Colourful bathing boxes on Brighton Beach © Visit Victoria

Brighton Beach, Melbourne, Victoria © Visit Victoria

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Melbourne's best coffee shops

People relaxing at Royal Botanic Gardens © Visit Victoria

Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Aerial view over Melbourne Sport Precinct in Melbourne, Victoria © Tim Shaw

Melbourne Sport Precinct, Melbourne, Victoria © Tim Shaw

Top tip

It’s hard to beat the atmosphere and excitement here during the Australian rules football (AFL) season (March to September).

View of shops along Brunswick Street in Fitzroy © Roberto Seba

Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria © Roberto Seba