Melbourne, Australia's cultural capital is one of the world’s favourite destinations. This carefully planned cosmopolitan city is home to colonial-style buildings, futuristic skyscrapers, jaw-dropping scenery, landscaped gardens and historic architecture. Brightsun Travel offers a range of cheap flights to Melbourne from India. In Melbourne you can go penguin spotting at St Kilda, ride a bike along the Merri Creek trail, take a river cruise along the Yarra River, embark on a safari at the Werribee Open Range Zoo, ride on a thrilling roller coaster at Luna Park or take a hot air balloon ride to discover the city’s stunning landscapes. You could also pay your respects at one of Melbourne's icons, the Shrine of Remembrance - this memorial is a commanding tribute to the Victorians killed in World War I.
Melbourne is renowned for its world-class museums, modern art galleries and amazing wildlife. Visit the Melbourne Museum to explore dinosaur fossils, giant squid specimens and a collection of aboriginal artifacts or discover the nation’s aviation history at the Raaf Museum. To encounter the city’s wildlife, head to Melbourne Zoo and spot the likes of kangaroos, platypuses, wallabies, wombats and koalas, and explore the Melbourne Aquarium which is home to jellyfish, stingrays and sea dragons. Other must-visit attractions in Melbourne include the City Gallery, the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the Flinders Lane Gallery and the St Paul’s Cathedral Church, constructed with neo-Gothic architecture. You can also admire nature in the Royal Botanic Gardens, which boasts more than 8,500 plant species.
Melbourne is the ultimate foodie hotspot that offers a variety of authentic local cuisines, as well as delectable dishes from all over the world. Head to Victoria Street in Richmond for delicious Vietnamese food, stroll through the city’s Chinatown for mouth-watering Asian cuisines or visit Lygon Street in Carlton to sample tasty Italian food. Attica is a popular Australian restaurant amongst travellers in Melbourne, which serves a range of signature dishes including salted red kangaroo and whipped emu egg. After sampling the food, why not spend your evening at an underground bar in Melbourne's CBD and sip a refreshing cocktail or two? Brightsun Travel offers cheap air tickets to Melbourne, so you can enjoy this immense city of varied cuisines.