1 Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

Terrific collection of Australian art on Fed Square, with galleries devoted to the indigenous communities.

2 Chinatown

The low-rise, narrow streets of Melbourne’s Chinatown have changed little since the nineteenth century.

3 State Library of Victoria

Exhibitions and paintings in this beautiful domed building give essential background on the founding of Melbourne.

4 Aussie Rules match at the MCG

Join the cheering crowds for an action-packed footy game at the MCG.

5 Heide Museum of Modern Art

Enjoy great paintings in a sylvan setting at John and Sunday Reed’s modernist home.

6 Eating out

Melbourne’s love of food borders on obsession, and eating out in the city is a must.

7 Penguin Parade, Phillip Island

See thousands of Little penguins emerge from the sea and waddle up to their burrows.

8 Yarra Valley

Verdant scenery and some truly great wineries.

9 Healesville Sanctuary

Beautifully located bushland zoo and wildlife sanctuary for injured and orphaned animals.

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