The city is located on the banks of the Yarra River in the southeast of Australia. The metropolitan region around Melbourne covers an area of 8,830 square kilometers, where more than five million people live today.
Geographically, the city of Melbourne is divided into: Inner City, Northern, Eastern, Southeastern and Western Suburbs. In total, Melbourne consists of 217 neighborhoods.
The city developed in its history - which is marked by the gold smoke of the 1850s - to the cultural, economic and social center of the south-east of Australia. Melbourne is a cosmopolitan and cosmopolitan city with a rich history and impressive buildings, such as the Rialto Towers or the historic Victoria Market. As well as charming and luxurious accommodation and hotels for your stay in Australia.
The selection of great festivals and events in Melbourne is also extremely extensive and varied! Many a visitor or even Australian prefers the capital of the state of Victoria to the other big cities - here just about everyone gets their money's worth!
There is a lot for you to discover around Melbourne! In the Victoria region, for example, you will find one of the most beautiful panoramic routes in the world - the Great Ocean Road. A dream road that winds along the Australian coast and offers an impressive view of the beauty of Australia's nature.
Another highlight - this time in Melbourne - is the Australian Open. A tennis tournament of superlatives, right in Melbourne Park. It is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments that take place each year before the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
The tournament kicks off in mid-January. The entire tournament lasts for two weeks, during which time the official Australia Day holiday also takes place. The whole city then becomes a huge party mile and promises entertaining, varied and unforgettable hours in Melbourne!
It is not without reason that the Australian Open is also called the "Happy Slam", a spectacular event for sports enthusiasts from all over the world. Make your visit to Melbourne your personal Happy Slam and spend exciting days in the south of Australia!
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