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Queen Victoria Market

Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Introduction of Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market is the most famous of Melbourne many market fairs in Victoria's capital, covering 7 hectares and more than 600 stalls.

The Queen Victoria Market, which opened in 1878 and is Melbourne extremely lively place, is open five days a week (Monday and Wednesday off). The market not only sells fresh seafood, meat, fruits and vegetables, but also clothing, bags, jewelry, art and other goods available at low prices. Known as the largest open-air market in the southern hemisphere, it is also one of Melbourne most famous tourist attractions.

The Queen Victoria Market's predecessor, Melbourne Cemetery, one of the founders of the city, was found in 1835 by sailboat Melbourne where the rancher John Bartman (John Batman), who is now city, sleeps. His monument stands northeast of the Queen's Market parking lot, gazing at where he and tens of thousands of other early residents slept nearly 200 years ago.

Queen Victoria Market said that the open-air market, in fact, there is a ceiling, but there are no landing walls and gates, whenever the market is open, here is very lively. Here tourists and locals gather, so shopping is also the best way to experience Melbourne life, where you can:

  • Visit this iconic building and meet people who have shaped the bazaar culture since 1878;
  • Explore the city's concentration of historic shops, buying colorful clothing, shoes, cosmetics, leather goods, jewelry, handicrafts and souvenirs;
  • Enjoy special delicacies including preserved kangaroo meat, pickled octopus, sand kangaroo meat, and seasonal vegetables and fruits.

Queen Victoria Market is divided into several regions according to the category of goods sold:

  • Arts and Crafts and Commemorative Items Area: Clothing, Bags, Crafts, etc;
  • Agricultural products area: all kinds of fresh fruit and vegetables and meat, seafood, just like the old Beijing street vendors have their own unique shouting, here to sell all kinds of vegetables and fruits stalls have been adhering to the unique tradition of shouting, all kinds of traffic, quite atmosphere;
  • Food area: the best thing is not only to stroll around, but also to solve lunch here, buy a dozen fresh oysters, a piece of orange-red salmon, and buy two roasted garlic bread at the next food stand. Finally, a large bag of sweet purple cherries, each food is Australian sunshine and sea taste.


Tickets:

  • Free


Open time:

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    Close
    06:00-15:00
    Close
    06:00-15:00
    06:00-15:00
    06:00-16:00
    09:00-16:00
Loc:
Australia - Victoria
Kind:
Shopping - Market
Alias:
维妈市场、维妈夜市、维多利亚女皇市场
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Tel:
+61 3 9320 5822
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