Where exactly is Melbourne located?
The second largest city in Australia and the capital of the state of Victoria. The population of the city includes many immigrants who are of Chinese, British, Greek, Italian, Irish, Croatian, Vietnamese, as well as Jewish origin. The city is strongly influenced by immigrants from southern Europe – especially Greeks. A colorful mix of people from more than 140 nations. The people live in open dialogue, in lively neighborhoods. If you feel like breaking out of your own world, do not get on the plane and leave the country, but take the tram and jerk on old rails to another world.
The residents of Australia’s sports capital and the Olympic city of 1956 are enthusiastic about football, cricket and tennis. Melbourne is the venue of the Tennis Grand Slam tournament of the Australian Open, the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix and the top equestrian event “Melbourne Cup”.
Culture is very important, e.g. in several musical theaters. An ambitious new cultural centre has been located at Federation Square – vis-à-vis the station – since 2002. The city still has numerous noble Victorian buildings from the time of the early gold rush in the middle of the 18th century.
Among other things, they are proud to have been awarded the title of “The most liveable city in the world” by the British business magazine “The Economist” six times in a row from 2011 to 2017. Since 2018, Melbourne ranks second in this ranking behind Vienna.
Melbourne is both the capital and the largest city of the state of Victoria. The metropolis attracts countless visitors every year, as it has a very interesting history and a lot of varied sights. A special feature of the city is the distinct music scene with its numerous, daily organized live concerts, which mainly take place in and around the city center. The selection of festivals and events in Melbourne is also extremely extensive. Many Australians or travelers prefer the capital of Victoria to the other major cities of the red continent, as there is something for every taste almost around the clock.
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Where is Melbourne and Sydney?
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