20 landmarks you can spot at Melbourne Sky Deck

20 landmarks at Melbourne Sky Deck
20 landmarks at Melbourne Sky Deck

Melbourne sky deck is a 360-degree viewing platform that offers visitors a stunning view of the Melbourne city skyline. The Melbourne sky deck is located on top of the Eureka building in Southbank and is one of the tallest skyscrapers in Australia.

Visitors can use viewfinders to spot various landmarks in Melbourne. Below is what you can find.

1. Shrine of remembrance – Victoria’s national memorial honouring the service of Australians in war.

The Shrine of Remembrance is a war memorial in Melbourne, Australia, which commemorates those who died or suffered in wars and conflicts. The shrine was completed in 1934 and is situated on a hill at the end of Anzac Parade, near the intersection of St Kilda Road.

The Shrine has been described as “one of the great monuments to peace and reconciliation” because it is dedicated to all Australians who served their country in war, irrespective of whether they returned alive or not.

2. Australian centre of contemporary arts – ACCA is a leading contemporary art gallery

The Australian Centre of Contemporary Arts (ACCA) is a non-profit organisation that aims to promote the arts and culture. The ACCA provides a platform for emerging artists to showcase their skills. The centre hosts exhibitions, artist talks, performances, and other events.

3. Albert Park Lake and Reserve – Home of the Australian Grand Prix

Albert Park Lake and Reserve is a park in Albert Park, Melbourne. It has a large lake which is popular for recreational activities such as boating, canoeing, and fishing. The reserve is also home to the Albert Park Yacht Club.

The Albert Park Lake Grand Prix is a motor race that takes place in Albert Park Lake. The race is a highlight of the summer season and has been taking place since the early 1900s.

4. Station Pier – Victoria’s premier sea passenger terminal welcoming visiting cruise ships, navy ships, and tall ships.

Station Pier is a beautiful heritage building that was built in the late 1800s. It was originally used as a railway station and today it has been turned into an event venue.

There are two floors in the building and the first floor is mainly used for events. There is also a large outdoor space with tables and chairs where people can enjoy their food and drinks while taking in the amazing views of the water. The second floor has been turned into a bar, but it can also be used for events as well.

It is one of the best places to go for an event because of its amazing atmosphere, delicious food, and stunning views.

5. Westgate bridge – caters to over 205,000 vehicles per day, connecting Melbourne’s West and the CBD.

The Westgate bridge is one of the iconic landmarks in Melbourne. It has been a vital link for the east and west of the city since it was opened in 1940.

6. Southern Cross station – Formerly Spencer Street station

Southern Cross station is located at Spencer Street between Collins and La Trobe Streets. It is the busiest station in Australia and the busiest passenger terminal in the Southern Hemisphere. The building of the Southern Cross was completed in 1872, with an extension added in 1910 for additional platforms.

7. Marvel Stadium – A multi-purpose venue designed to cater to major sporting and entertainment events.

The Marvel Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Melbourne, Australia. It is currently used mostly for Australian rules football matches, and it was the home ground of the Melbourne Demons and Melbourne Storm. The stadium has a capacity of over 100,000 people and it is one of the largest stadiums in the world. It opened in 2000 but it had its first major event on November 29th, 1999 – The Rolling Stones concert.

8. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre – Hosts more than 1000 events each year.

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is the largest convention and exhibition centre (MCEC) in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a public company that has been operating since 1996. It was established to manage, operate, and maintain the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, a building that is the largest convention and exhibition centre in the Southern Hemisphere.

9. Bolte bridge – Part of the city link freeway system

The Bolte Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Yarra River in Melbourne, Victoria. It was completed in 1970 and is named after Sir John Bolte, the then Premier of Victoria.

The bridge has two levels of traffic – on the upper level, there are four lanes for cars and on the lower level, there are two lanes for trains.

10. Sealife Melbourne – The Southern Ocean and Antarctic aquarium

Sealife Melbourne is a popular aquarium and Sealife centre located in the heart of Melbourne. It is one of the leading tourist attractions in Melbourne and it attracts over a million visitors annually.

The aquarium was opened on September 16, 2003, and it has been open to the public ever since. The aquarium showcases over 2,000 species of marine life from all around the world. It also has interactive exhibits where visitors can touch and interact with marine life such as sharks, rays, and penguins.

It also provides an educational experience for children through its exhibits that are aimed at teaching them about the marine life they have just seen.

11. Flemington Racecourse – Home of the Melbourne Cup

Flemington Racecourse is one of the oldest and most prestigious horse racing venues in Australia. It hosts a range of country, metropolitan and international races. The course also has an on-site hotel, restaurant, and function centre.

12. Melbourne Gateway – Known as Cheese stick

The Melbourne International Gateway, colloquially known as The Cheese Stick or Cheesestick, is a giant yellow sculptural work and iconic roadside attraction of the Citylink motorway near the airport in the suburb of Flemington in Melbourne.  The artwork was opened in the year 2000 and is now considered an iconic landmark. The Cheese Stick is a yellow steel beam approximately 70 metres in length.

13. Sandridge Bridge – Built-in 1888. The first steel bridge over the Yarra River forms a link between the city and Port Melbourne.

14. Queen Victoria Market – established in 1848 over the old Melbourne Cemetery

Queen Victoria Market is one of the largest fresh produce markets in Melbourne. It was established in 1878 and is situated between Queen Street and Victoria Street in Melbourne’s Central Business District.

Queen Victoria Market is a popular tourist attraction as it offers a variety of things to see and do. The market also has an abundance of fresh produce, souvenirs, clothing, jewellery, toys, arts, and crafts. The market is open 7 days a week with most stalls opening at 6 am and closing around 5 pm. The busiest time for the market is on Saturday mornings when shoppers come from all over Melbourne to buy their weekly groceries.

15. Flinders Street station – Australia’s oldest train station opened in 1854

Flinders Street station was opened on October 20, 1854. It is one of the busiest railway stations in Australia, and it has some of the most extensive facilities. It has eight platforms, each of them with two faces and all of them is used for either terminating or starting services.

16. St Paul’s cathedral – built on the site where the first public Christian services in Melbourne were led

St. Paul’s Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is the oldest cathedral in the country and the second-oldest building in Melbourne after the Royal Exhibition Building. The first St. Paul’s was built on this site in 1848-49 to serve as a church for Melbourne’s rapidly growing population of Anglicans and to replace an earlier wooden structure that had been destroyed by fire.

17. Royal Botanic Gardens – and Government House

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne is one of the top tourist attractions in Melbourne, Australia. It has over 100 hectares of beautiful gardens and is home to over 2,500 species of plants from all over the world.

18. The Arts Centre – Melbourne’s home of Opera and Theatre

The Arts Centre Melbourne is a multi-arts centre that was established in 1973. It is one of the largest cultural institutions in the country and offers a wide range of arts from dance to theatre, visual arts to film, and music to live art.

It has three main venues: The Arts Centre Theatre, The Playhouse Theatre and Melbourne Recital Centre. It also has two smaller venues: The Studio and The Forum.

The Arts Centre Melbourne is one of the most important cultural institutions in Australia as it offers a wide range of opportunities for people to engage with the arts through its various forms including live performances, exhibitions, workshops, classes, and other events.

19. Melbourne Cricket Ground – known as the MCG or ‘The G’

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is a sporting venue that hosts cricket matches. It has been the home of the Melbourne Cricket Club since 1853 and is currently owned by the club’s successor, Cricket Australia.

20. Melbourne and Olympic Park – home of the Australian Open tennis championships

Melbourne and Olympic Park are one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia. It is located about 15 km from the city centre. It is home to eight national, elite sporting teams and welcomes millions of visitors annually. The precinct is notably acclaimed for hosting the Australian Open

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