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Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia and the largest city and capital of the state of Victoria. Melbourne is often ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world.
The city is a melting pot with over a quarter of the population being born overseas. There are approximately 60 cultural groups speaking 170 languages, giving this city its unique character. Because Melbourne is a cultural melting pot, there exists an unrivalled passion for dining which is evident in the thousands of restaurants that serve up cuisine from around the world. Melbourne's recognition as the cultural capital of Australia is supported by many film and food festivals, art exhibitions, and musicals. The city is also famous for events like the Australian Grand Prix or the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Read more ››