What a superb day. The food! The Wine! The shows! All wonderfully Italian. Far too many tasty authentic foods to mention. The Negronis to die for. Put me down again for next year.
About Royal Exhibition Building
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The Royal Exhibition Hall is part of Carlton Garden. The tree-lined path to the Hall makes for a stunning approach and beautifully frames this mostly beaux arts building. We visited in April which is fall and enjoyed the changing leaf colors.
Of all the many times we have been to Melbourne, we have never been to this venue. This time we attended the Dog Lovers Show which was great but what was even better was the venue. Such a beautiful venue and so easily located close...More
Within the sprawling Carlton Gardens grounds, this magnificent building was completed in 1880 to house the World Fair. The building's dome was modelled after Florence Cathedral's dome and the Grand Fountain outside, designed by Hochgurtel. The complex also has wonderful gardens, Melbourne Museum on site,...More
I went to the Melbourne Flowers and Garden show to REB at twilight (my second) and had a ball. The actual Carlton garden alone is already a treat, however the additional show displays made it even more stunning. Inside this heritage building, is a profusion...More
You must visit the building and the parklands nearby, simply stunning. while you can't go in, the outside is enough to see, go day and night!
The architecture of the Royal Exhibition Building is superb and the history of the building is very interesting with photos. Set in lovely gardens with fountains.
very pretty building - don't forget to look up at the ceiling! it's nicely decorated :) we went here for the Melbourne Tattoo Convention, and it was a great place to have it because its so big and spacious. It was a bit chilly in...More
A magnificent building which has been restored almost to its' former glory. You can only visit the building on a guided tour (except if you are attending an exhibition). Guide we had gave misleading and incorrect information on several fronts. Didn't seem to have much...More
A grand old building in Carlton Gardens with a World Heritage listing that was completed in 1880. Used throughout the year for a variety of exhibitions and public events its well worth attending at least one to view the impressive inside of the building. The...More