Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

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#7 of 73 in Parks in Melbourne
World heritage site · Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Garden
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Royal Exhibition Building is an impressive Victorian structure that is a symbol of the Industrial Revolution. Built in 1880, it was the first building in Australia to win Unesco World Heritage status. Step inside to see fine 19th-century wood- and paint-work. Australia’s first parliament met here in 1901. Now, the Renaissance-style dome and lush gardens host car shows, fairs, and live performances. To visit Royal Exhibition Building on your holiday in Melbourne, and find out what else Melbourne has to offer, use our Melbourne.
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  • A few days ago while in Melbourne I spent time walking around this magnificent exhibition building and enjoying the fantastic gardens . The gardens are so well looked after and it is soo peaceful to.....  more
    A few days ago while in Melbourne I spent time walking around this magnificent exhibition building and enjoying the fantastic gardens . The gardens are so well looked after and it is soo peaceful to.....  more »
  • A stunning building used for son's graduation. Beautiful place to celebrate such an occasion! The outside area was great and during the night had a great feel about it with lots of people hanging... 
    A stunning building used for son's graduation. Beautiful place to celebrate such an occasion! The outside area was great and during the night had a great feel about it with lots of people hanging...  more »
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  • The international Garden show was tremendous......and so well laid out. Wonderful ideas and very modern . The plants, bulbs and all the plants were so beautiful. Good for the "SOUL" + THE MIND' just strolling around taking in the beauty.🌸🌷🙏
  • This magnificent and beautiful building is a must see for any tourist or local. Built between 1879-1880, the architectural design inside and out was amazing for it's time. At the front of the main entrance there is a grand waterfall and a luscious park, Carlton Gardens.

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