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Best things to do in Melbourne

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Gallery
“NGV, Australia's most visited gallery, signifies Melbourne's prominence as the country's cultural capital. Home to Melbourne's design week, world-class architecture and fashion events, NGV is an attraction on an international scale that one should not miss.”
497 locals recommend
Field
“lovely place for a walk or a quiet read, outdoor moonlight cinema during the summer months”
572 locals recommend
Cricket Ground
“Do the tour, approx $30 and you get some incredible viewing of how the MCG works. Must visit venue particularly for Australian Rules Football.”
352 locals recommend
Market
“QVM is a foodie's delight. So many morsels to choose from. If you're lucky, the Night Market is in season. ”
408 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Emporium Melbourne's 225 stores provide a fusion of fashion, culture, food and art. It features a mix of Australian and International designers and delicious food! 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.”
221 locals recommend
Museum
“Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Located adjacent to the Royal Exhibition Building, it is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere. ”
205 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Good place to see the whole Melbourne’s City view, only 9 minutes’ walk from my home!”
216 locals recommend
Plaza
“Relaxing place to chill out after meals, only 6 minutes’ walk from my home!”
331 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Famous Asian-fusion cuisine. So famous that you can't even book a table! Get there early and leave your details and they'll call you when your table is ready. You can also wait at the bar inside!”
200 locals recommend
Casino
“Fancy food, clothes, gaming, clubbing, and amazing cinemas to enjoy anytime. Enjoy a nicely done cocktail, and a high quality dinner, or go to the foodcourt and be more pocket convenient. The choice is yours, but don't miss out, this is a fully equiped entertainment complex.”
189 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is a Southern Ocean and Antarctic aquarium in central Melbourne, Australia. It is located on the banks of the Yarra River beside and under the Flinders Street Viaduct and the King Street Bridge. The attraction is a Sea Life Centre owned by Merlin Entertainments. ”
117 locals recommend
Library
“Don't miss out on this beautiful building, full of history and interesting stories. Free entry.”
164 locals recommend
University Academic Building
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“French toast and baked eggs are staples at this compact, rustic-chic breakfast cafe with warm vibe.”
98 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Feel the similarities and differences with other China Towns in the world! ”
124 locals recommend
Lake
“Walking and jogging track, water views, parklands. The site of the Grand Prix track.”
273 locals recommend
Bar
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“For a truly Melbourne bar experience, head to Cookie and work your way through the mammoth beer selection (CBD)”
135 locals recommend