Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and the second biggest city of Australia. The city is also the art capital of the country with its museums, art galeries, all the year round sport and cultural events.
Melbourne Cup the life stopping horse race of the country, Australian Open Tennis Tournament taken place every January and Formula 1 Grand Prix raced every March simply attract thousands of people to Melbourne from in and out of Australia.
Melbourne is home for Australian film, television and Australian Football (AFL) as well.
National Gallery of Victoria, Royal Exhibition Building and Flinders Street Station are some of the must sees of Melbourne.
The climate of Melbourne is pretty unpredictable and can change few times even in hours. You can start a day in t-shirt and then finish in a jumper in the afternoon. Although they find it quite strange in the beginning, new comers get adapted to the city's unstable climate in just a few days.
Melbourne is the most popular city of foreign students along with Sydney in Australia.
Melbourne University, Monash University, Victoria University and La Trobe University are among the best universities of Australia.
Besides; language schools, colleges for Certificate and Diploma programmes and TAFE are also generate tourism income to the city