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“Excellent Photo spot outside the building”

Royal Exhibition Building
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US$83.88*
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Melbourne City Full-Day Tour Including Lanes and...
Ranked #55 of 457 things to do in Melbourne
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Owner description: The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. On 1 July 2004, it became the first building in Australia to achieve a World Heritage listing. Located in Carlton Gardens, the pavilion was originally completed in 1880 for the first of two international fairs hosted by Melbourne. On May 1st, 1901, the initial Commonwealth Parliament was held here, an event commemorated in 2001, the centenary of Australian Federation. Today, with its meticulously restored interior, expansive galleries and soaring dome, the Great Hall offers an impressive setting for trade shows, fairs and cultural and community events.
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My experience will be outside instead of inside the building. I love to come to this area because it is so peaceful and always nice to see the trees outside REB.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were fortunate that during our stay there was a major crafts emporium and the building was therefore easily accessible to the public. The painted interior is impressive, even if the specific event which we attended was of mixed quality.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Interesting building situated in nice gardens. Didn't see inside, but had an interesting Hot Rod meet when we visited

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

One of my absolute favourite buildings in Melbourne. Inside is an ornately decorated building. If you love old buildings holding history in its walls, this one is a must.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

These gardens are elegant and serene, providing an oasis of calm in the inner city of Melbourne. Well worth a visit

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