Top 5 places in Melbourne endowed with natural beauty

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2015, 15:42 PM IST
Top 5 places in Melbourne endowed with natural beauty
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Melbourne has topped The Economist's liveability rankings for the fifth consecutive time! One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Melbourne, the capital of the state of Victoria, is endowed with abundant natural beauty.

If you ever plan to pay a visit to this Australian city, then here are the TOP 5 places immensely blessed by nature you must visit:

The Great Ocean Road:

Drive down to the Great Ocean Road to catch a glimpse of the panoramic view of the ocean. The visuals will leave you in awe! cliffs composed of limestone and sandstone add to the beauty of the coastline.

Royal Botanic Garden:

Spread over 38 hectares of landscape, the Royal Botanic Garden consists of exotic vegetation and as many as 10,000 floral species. This place will be a perfect treat to your eyes.

Werribee Zoo:

This African themed open zoo in Werribee. One can find hippopotamus, zebra, giraffe, ostrich and other animals, birds in their natural habitat.

Yarra Valley:

Named after the Yarra river, this valley is popular or its vineyards. One of the most popular tourist attractions, this valley is blessed with exotic natural features and farmland.

Dandenong Range:

A best place to visit I you intend to spend a day or two here. This place has abundance of winding roads. You can enjoy cycling or spend hours admiring the beauty of the Sherbrooke Forest.

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