The city is a great place to start your Melbourne adventure, as it’s packed full of superb shopping opportunities, amazing art galleries, kitsch cafés, and more.

The main section of the CBD starts at Swanston Street where you can find Federation Square, Australian Centre of Moving Image (ACMI)the National Gallery, China Town, Melbourne Central Shopping Complex, and the State Library. No matter what time of the year, there’s always something to do in Melbourne!

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