Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
The Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne dates back to 1880. It is UNESCO listed, and one the last surviving 19th century exhibition buildings in the world. The first parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia was held in this building in 1901. It was given "Royal" status in 1984. This photo was taken in early evening sunlight.
Port Fairy, Victoria. A charming old fishing village about 300km west of Melbourne, Port Fairy has wide streets lined with 19th century cottages, Norfolk pines, old stone churches, boarding houses and inns. More than 50 buildings in the town are classified by the National Trust.
***Melbourne's Marvellous Historic Residences***
Dalswraith is a magnificent Federation era mansion, not only for its beauty, but for its sheer size. It was completed in 1906, in the popular Queen Anne...
History : Royal Exhibition Building
Today, the Royal Exhibition Building flourishes as one of the world's oldest exhibition pavilions, symbolising the great 19th-century international exhibition movement.
16 Melbourne Landmarks to Visit
Melbourne, Australia's second largest city and the capital of the state of Victoria, is a fascinating blend of old and new in its buildings and their architecture.