Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #5 in Melbourne, Australia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 4.7 km
Ascend 91 m
Descend 100 m

Experience Melbourne in Australia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in MelbourneIndividual Sights in Melbourne

Sight 1: Crown Melbourne

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Crown Melbourne is a casino and resort located on the south bank of the Yarra River, in Melbourne, Australia. Crown Casino is a subsidiary of Crown Resorts, and was the first casino of the now-international Crown brand.

Wikipedia: Crown Melbourne (EN), Website

980 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: Malthouse Theatre

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Malthouse Theatre is the resident theatre company of The Malthouse building in Southbank, part of the Melbourne Arts Precinct. In the 1980s it was known as the Playbox Theatre Company and was housed in the Playbox Theatre in Melbourne's CBD. It is a heritage-listed building which contains three theatres: Merlyn Theatre, Beckett Theatre, and The Tower.

Wikipedia: Malthouse Theatre (EN), Website

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Vault (The Yellow Peril)

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Vault is a public sculpture located in Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The work of sculptor Ron Robertson-Swann, Vault is an abstract, minimalist sculpture built of large thick flat polygonal sheets of prefabricated steel, assembled in a way that suggests dynamic movement. It is painted yellow.

Wikipedia: Vault (sculpture) (EN)

1034 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: Kings Domain

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Kings Domain Photograph by Greg O'Beirne / CC BY 2.5

Kings Domain is an area of parklands in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It surrounds Government House Reserve, the home of the governors of Victoria, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, and the Shrine Reserve incorporating the Shrine of Remembrance.

Wikipedia: Kings Domain (EN)

685 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Shrine of Remembrance

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Shrine of RemembranceJorge Láscar from Australia / CC BY 2.0

The Shrine of Remembrance is a war memorial in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located in Kings Domain on St Kilda Road. It was built to honour the men and women of Victoria who served in World War I, but now functions as a memorial to all Australians who have served in any war. It is a site of annual observances for Anzac Day and Remembrance Day, and is one of the largest war memorials in Australia.

Wikipedia: Shrine of Remembrance (EN)

718 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Royal Botanic Gardens

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria are botanic gardens across two sites–Melbourne and Cranbourne.

Wikipedia: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (EN), Website

1121 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 7: Nylex Clock

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Nylex Clock Vincent Quach (Invincible) / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Nylex Clock is heritage listed as an iconic feature of Melbourne and is considered part of the popular culture of the city. It is neon sign sitting atop malting storage silos in the suburb of Cremorne, Victoria, Australia. It is located adjacent to the northern bank of the Yarra River and the Monash Freeway and displays the time and temperature alternately. The text also alternates displaying the words 'Nylex Plastics' that changes to 'Nylex Every Time!'. It is visible from many parts of Melbourne, particularly the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This linkage is referred to in the song "Leaps and Bounds" by musician Paul Kelly and was once climbed by Brisbane-based activists Freshellen Frew, Ag Heard and several other Melbourne-based activists.

Wikipedia: Nylex Clock (EN)


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