Icons in St Kilda include Luna Park, Fitzroy Street, Hotel Esplanade (Espy), St Kilda Pier, St Kilda Beach, Esplanade Market (Sunday), St Kilda Triangle, Acland Street, Palaise Theatre, Esplanade Vaults, Catani Gardens..
Places of Interest
The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (was Southern Star Observation Wheel) is almost 120m high, around 38 storey’s into the air featuring 21 air-conditioned glass cabins that showcase some of the most spectacular views over Melbourne and beyond.
For 100 years, Luna Park in St Kilda has been a galaxy of amusements and sensations… Just for Fun! Melbourne’s Luna Park is a galaxy of amusements and sensations. From the jaw dropping, eye ball popping super thrill rides like the Pharaoh’s Curse, Metropolis and the Enterprise, to the exhilarating rides like the Spider, Twin […]
Black and white (fittingly) images of Collingwood in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s
October 1, 2004 | Corporation Lane was renamed ACDC Lane described as a victory for rock ‘n’ roll. Melbourne City Council unanimously voted to honour the Australian rockers, who in 1975 filmed their classic rock anthem It’s a Long Way to the Top on the back of a flatbed truck travelling down Swanston Street. Reason: […]
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is an iconic Australian sporting venue located in Yarra Park, home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. The “G”is a stones throw and easy walk from the city centre, closely serviced by Richmond and Jolimont train stations. Internationally, the M.C.G. is remembered as the centrepiece stadium of the 1956 Summer Olympics. […]
Old Melbourne Gaol between 1842 and its closure in 1929 was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia’s most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly. Today you can visit the Old Melbourne Gaol to find out what life was like for the men and women who lived and died here all those years ago.
The magnificent Royal Exhibition Building was completed in 1880 in time to host Melbourne’s first International Exhibition. The first exhibition was a huge success, over 8 months attracting over one million people to the eight hectares of exhibitions. The cultural, industrial and technological achievements of more than 30 nations were proudly displayed to a public […]
Melbourne’s newest major parkland in more than 100 years is named Birrarung Marr.
Flinders Street Railway Station is on the corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne. It is the oldest station in Australia (1910) but not the first station (building) at this location (1854). Flinders Street Station is the busiest suburban railway station in the southern hemisphere with its 700 metre main platform the longest in […]