Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

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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 trip planner.
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  • There seems to be a guided tour, it saw only the appearance. Raise large pine cones in the Park, so, or resting on the bench, was very comfortable.
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  • From the building of the old 'Expo' is almost as a world heritage site. Woody is a luxury, the Auditorium, and Terry. All sides (all directions) wall painting is still likely. Participating in guided tours and staff were so more interesting. Carlton Gardens, Melbourne is a green it remains original fountain garden. It's not a flower garden.
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  • This building was built in the year 1880. Looks incredible outside especially with the fountain out the front, wasn't able to do the tour because there was something on. Just wish they cleaned up the ...  more »
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