Quintessential Melbourne
Flinders Street Station is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

1. Flinders Street Station

6.4
Flinders St. (at St. Kilda Rd.), Melbourne, VIC
Train Station · Melbourne CBD · 233 tips and reviews

Caroline J.Caroline J: Manners: Wait for people to get off the train before you get on!

Federation Square is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

2. Federation Square

9.2
Swanston St (Flinders St), Melbourne, VIC
Plaza · Melbourne CBD · 150 tips and reviews

Andrew M.Andrew Mowat: Free high speed internet available right throughout Fed Square - a great place to have a coffee and surf the web...

Melbourne Town Hall is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

3. Melbourne Town Hall

8.1
Swanston St. (at Collins St.), Melbourne, VIC
City Hall · Melbourne CBD · 21 tips and reviews

RatihRatih: The Women's & Men's toilets on the Collins St side is open 24 hr!!

State Library of Victoria is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

4. State Library of Victoria

9.2
328 Swanston St (btwn La Trobe St & Little Lonsdale St), Melbourne, VIC
Library · Melbourne CBD · 109 tips and reviews

Becy C.Becy Coates: Go to the lawn on a Sunday to hear deranged people rant at the Speakers Forum

Queen Victoria Market is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

5. Queen Victoria Market

9.1
513 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, VIC
Market · Melbourne CBD · 277 tips and reviews

Peter L.Peter Lieverdink: Get a bratwurst breakfast from the Melbourne bratwurst shop - shop 99/100 in the deli section.

Royal Botanic Gardens is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

6. Royal Botanic Gardens

9.4
Birdwood Ave., South Yarra, VIC
Botanical Garden · 77 tips and reviews

Dave S.Dave Silverstone: I've been all over, and this has GOT to be one of the most magnificent garden parks in the world! A must-see... Assuming you like beauty in nature!

Shrine of Remembrance is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

7. Shrine of Remembrance

9.4
Birdwood Ave., Melbourne, VIC
Monument / Landmark · 38 tips and reviews

Ninja ReviewerNinja Reviewer: Find the Changi flag - it was kept hidden by Aussie POWs in the Second World War. Find the spot where "Judy Garland" signed the flag.

Melbourne Central is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

8. Melbourne Central

8.2
211 La Trobe St. (at Swanston St), Melbourne, VIC
Shopping Mall · Melbourne CBD · 101 tips and reviews

Wyatt N.Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd: Tired of shopping on the fringe ofthe city? Indroduxing Melbourne central.

The Night Market is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

9. The Night Market

8.7
Queen Victoria Market (Cnr of Victoria St & Elizabeth St), Melbourne, VIC
Night Market · Melbourne CBD · 48 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Great food, amazing atmosphere and live entertainment - a winning combination with the twilight hours, and a fantastic way to start a night out with a partner in hand.

Eureka Skydeck 88 is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

10. Eureka Skydeck 88

8.7
7 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC
Scenic Lookout · 73 tips and reviews

AlejitoAlejito: Nice view of the city. ..... preferably at night time.

St Kilda Beach is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

11. St Kilda Beach

9.1
Jacka Blvd, St Kilda, VIC
Beach · 66 tips and reviews

J T.J Teo: Take a peek at the little penguins living on the breakwater.

Luna Park is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

12. Luna Park

6.8
18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, VIC
Theme Park · 36 tips and reviews

Pow W.Pow Web Design: The smaller roller coaster is better than the big one because the falls are steeper! Read more.

St Kilda Sea Baths is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

13. St Kilda Sea Baths

7.3
10-18 Jacka Blvd., St Kilda, VIC
Pool · 11 tips and reviews

Shareen B.Shareen Blackley: Great indoor salt water pool right on the board walk. I love to watch the sunset over the ocean while in the steamy Spa!

MCG is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

14. MCG

9.3
Brunton Ave., East Melbourne, VIC
Cricket Ground · Jolimont · 187 tips and reviews

bushrangersbushrangers: The spiritual home of the Bushrangers. Make sure you're in attendance during on of the many home games this season. The KFCTwenty20 Big Bash is in full force here on January 2, 22 and 28!

Chapel Street is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

15. Chapel Street

Chapel St. (btwn Nepean Hwy Rd & Alexandra Pde.), South Yarra, VIC
Road · 11 tips and reviews

Bruce G.Bruce Gilmore: Blue bar is the best spot mid chapel st bar hop

Hardware Lane is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

16. Hardware Lane

7.7
Hardware Ln, Melbourne, VIC
Plaza · Melbourne CBD · 14 tips and reviews

Michael L.Michael Lauterstein: Walking down this street is always a pleasure. A high density of hot birds can be found at the street side cafes on any sunny day.

Degraves Street is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

17. Degraves Street

8.9
Degraves St. (Flinders St), Melbourne, VIC
Road · Melbourne CBD · 21 tips and reviews

Next_StudioNext_Studio: Kind of like Diagon Alley from the Harry Potter movies. Wear your best wizard robes and order a magical brew from the coffee geeks at Degraves Espresso Bar.

Bourke Street Mall is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

18. Bourke Street Mall

8.4
Bourke St., Melbourne, VIC
Plaza · Melbourne CBD · 33 tips and reviews

Andrew GrillAndrew Grill: Watch out for the trams, they are bigger than you and don't like stopping in a hurry

Melbourne Museum is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

19. Melbourne Museum

9.1
11 Nicholson St., Carlton, VIC
Museum · 91 tips and reviews

Next_StudioNext_Studio: Check out CSIRAC - the world's oldest (complete) computer... then enjoy free WIFI on your ridiculously small and futuristic smart-phone!

South Melbourne Market is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

20. South Melbourne Market

9.1
322-326 Coventry St (Cecil St), South Melbourne, VIC
Farmers Market · 91 tips and reviews

Emma S.Emma Stirling: I've been shopping here with my mum since I was a baby. still fantastic if not quiet so cheap anymore. Read more.

Albert Park Lake is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

21. Albert Park Lake

Lakeside Dr., Albert Park, VIC
Lake · 15 tips and reviews

Brett W.Brett Williams: Great walking or jogging track

National Gallery Of Victoria is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

22. National Gallery Of Victoria

9.4
180 St Kilda Rd (at Southbank Blvd), Melbourne, VIC
Art Gallery · Southbank · 106 tips and reviews

Andrew S.Andrew Saunders: Definitely worth your time to go browse. Something for everyone and a fantastic building Read more.

ACDC Lane is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

23. ACDC Lane

8.7
ACDC Lane, Melbourne, VIC
Historic Site · Melbourne CBD · 6 tips and reviews

Richard G.Richard Gallagher: A short laneway named after the band AC/DC. Decorated with a selection of urban art

Footscray Market is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

24. Footscray Market

6.4
Hopkins St, Footscray, VIC
Farmers Market · 19 tips and reviews

Jonathan L.Jonathan Leschinski: Take a lift to the (empty) rooftop, and gaze at the city.

Fitzroy Gardens is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

25. Fitzroy Gardens

8.9
Wellington Pde (at Landsdown St), East Melbourne, VIC
Park · 32 tips and reviews

Bob b.Bob bobson: Walk around and just relax

St. Patrick's Cathedral is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

26. St. Patrick's Cathedral

1 Cathedral Pl, East Melbourne, VIC
Church · 8 tips and reviews

Hugh R.Hugh Robertson: An absolutely stunning cathedral, both inside and out. Come and marvel at the sheer awesomeness of it.

Princess' Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

27. Princess' Theatre

8.1
163 Spring St., Melbourne, VIC
Theater · Melbourne CBD · 10 tips and reviews

Matt H.Matt Holt: Preorder drinks for half time! Don't line up!

Sidney Myer Music Bowl is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

28. Sidney Myer Music Bowl

8.5
King's Domain (Linlithgow Ave.), Melbourne, VIC
Concert Hall · 21 tips and reviews

Hiltons of MelbourneHiltons of Melbourne: This outdoor amphitheatre is one of the most versatile spaces in Melbourne. It plays host to events like Carols by Candle light and Summerdayze music festival. Sound can be a bit hit and miss.

Captain Cook's Cottage is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

29. Captain Cook's Cottage

7.1
Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, VIC
Monument / Landmark · East Melbourne · 7 tips and reviews

Next_StudioNext_Studio: This Melbourne icon commemorates one of the most prolific contributors to Google Maps. From above, the trees in Fitzroy gardens form the shape of the Union Jack!

Melbourne Zoo is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

30. Melbourne Zoo

8.7
Elliott Ave., Parkville, VIC
Zoo · 91 tips and reviews

Pete Y.Pete Yandell: The new seal and penguin enclosure is excellent!

Myer is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

31. Myer

7.4
314-336 Bourke St. (Btwn Swanston & Elizabeth St.), Melbourne, VIC
Department Store · Melbourne CBD · 62 tips and reviews

Anna M.Anna Molly: Myer is now open till 9pm everyday!

City Circle Tram Route 35 is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

32. City Circle Tram Route 35

Melbourne, VIC
Moving Target · Melbourne CBD · 11 tips and reviews

Tim M.Tim Malone: Free and has commentary. Excellent way to see the city. Comes every 12 mins, 7 days a week (except Xmas Day & Good Friday); runs between 10am-6pm Sun-Wed and 10am-9pm Thur-Sat.

Old Melbourne Gaol is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

33. Old Melbourne Gaol

6.8
330-377 Russell St (btw La Trobe & Victoria St), Melbourne, VIC
History Museum · Melbourne CBD · 21 tips and reviews

Michael B.Michael Boland: It's nice to walk around only need about an hour at most though

Victoria Police Museum is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

34. Victoria Police Museum

6.7
637 Flinders St (at Siddeley St), Docklands, VIC
History Museum · 4 tips and reviews

John K.John Kitchen: Best place in Melbourne to go for a fingerprint check!

Southgate is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

35. Southgate

6.3
3 Southgate Ave., Southbank, VIC
Shopping Mall · 13 tips and reviews

Wan Molyna J.Wan Molyna Jaafar: Best Desserts at Rive Gauche!

Chinatown is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

36. Chinatown

Melbourne, VIC
Neighborhood · 25 tips and reviews

Miaomiao Q.Miaomiao Qiu: Great place to experience the chinese styles of food and cultrue!

QV is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

37. QV

7.2
3 Albert Coates Ln. (Cnr Swanston & Lonsdale St), Melbourne, VIC
Shopping Mall · Melbourne CBD · 51 tips and reviews

Joe L.Joe Lee: Pretty nice toilets, I must say...

Westfield Doncaster is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

38. Westfield Doncaster

8.0
619 Doncaster Rd (Cnr Williamsons Rd), Doncaster, VIC
Shopping Mall · 62 tips and reviews

Andrew f.Andrew fg: Probably the best shopping center in Melbourne, better than Chadstone for sure!

Swanston Street is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

39. Swanston Street

Swanston St. (btwn Yarra River & Victoria St), Melbourne, VIC
Road · Melbourne CBD · 2 tips and reviews

Christian R.Christian R.: Watch out for the trams if your going to jaywalk

Acland Street is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

40. Acland Street

7.3
Acland St., St Kilda, VIC
Road · 7 tips and reviews

Hiltons of MelbourneHiltons of Melbourne: Acland Street is home to many patisseries, just a short stroll from St Kilda beach, if you have a sweet tooth this street is for you.

Carlton Gardens is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

41. Carlton Gardens

9.2
111 Carlton St. (btwn Nicholson St. & Rathdowne St.), Carlton, VIC
Park · 38 tips and reviews

JohnJohn: Always see possums after the sun goes gown. International and Interstate guests always seem to be fascinated by them.

Rod Laver Arena is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

42. Rod Laver Arena

8.5
Batman Ave, Melbourne, VIC
Stadium · Melbourne Park · 45 tips and reviews

Australian OpenAustralian Open: If you're in for a long match, get yourself a seat cushion.

Crown Entertainment Complex is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

43. Crown Entertainment Complex

7.7
8 Whiteman St, Southbank, VIC
Casino · 137 tips and reviews

Daniel S.Daniel Seet: No matter how you feel, get up! Dress up! Go out!

44. Docklands Park

6.5
Harbour Esplanade (Bourke St. West), Docklands, VIC
Park · 2 tips and reviews
South Yarra Markets is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

45. South Yarra Markets

Oak Place, South Yarra, VIC
Flea Market · 1 tip

AorPG R.AorPG Rudra: from 12 - 5pm on the first Saturday of every month

Docklands Stadium is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

46. Docklands Stadium

7.6
740 Bourke St., Docklands, VIC
Stadium · 119 tips and reviews

Debs M.Debs Majumdar: Great place to catch a game of footy!

Melbourne Airport (MEL) is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

47. Melbourne Airport (MEL)

Airport Dr (Tullamarine Fwy), Tullamarine, VIC
Airport · 468 tips and reviews

CharlotteCharlotte: Take Skybus to get to or from here to the city - much cheaper and faster then a taxi!

Flemington Racecourse is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

48. Flemington Racecourse

7.1
400 Epsom Rd, Flemington, VIC
Racetrack · 17 tips and reviews

Josh R.Josh Rowe: Race 1, horse 1.

Moonee Valley Racing Club is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

49. Moonee Valley Racing Club

6.6
McPherson St. (Thomas St.), Melbourne, VIC
Racetrack · 8 tips and reviews

Waz A.Waz Allen: Drink a lot

Arts Centre Melbourne is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

50. Arts Centre Melbourne

8.6
100 St. Kilda Rd., Melbourne, VIC
Opera House · Southbank · 19 tips and reviews

JareenJareen: Shows at the fairfax studio are great and intimate. Perfect for Kitson's Church Road show.

Southbank Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

51. Southbank Theatre

9.1
140 Southbank Blvd, Southbank, VIC
Performing Arts Venue · 8 tips and reviews

Jason W.Jason Whittaker: The best drama theatre in the country, surely. A wonderful space.

Southern Cross Station is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

52. Southern Cross Station

6.4
Spencer St., Melbourne, VIC
Train Station · Docklands · 134 tips and reviews

Lee M.Lee Milton: The Southern Cross toilets are some of the cleanest public toilets going around.

Royal Melbourne Golf Club is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

53. Royal Melbourne Golf Club

8.2
Cheltenham road, Black Rock, VIC
Golf Course · 2 tips and reviews

Golf ChannelGolf Channel: Royal Melbourne's 2 courses, the East Course & the West Course, are each ranked amongst the best in the world. A combination from each is called the Composite Course. Not suitable for beginners.

AAMI Park is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

54. AAMI Park

8.2
Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne, VIC
Football Stadium · Olympic Park · 52 tips and reviews

Open House MelbourneOpen House Melbourne: The design allows spectators to enjoy unobstructed views, free from pillars, walls or other support structures, AAMI park will be open 10am to 4pm - Saturday July 30 as part of MOH 2011

West Gate Bridge is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

55. West Gate Bridge

West Gate Fwy., Spotswood, VIC
Bridge · 28 tips and reviews

Damian P.Damian P: This is a bridge! You can drive over it! For free!

Bolte Bridge is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

56. Bolte Bridge

CityLink, Docklands, VIC
Bridge · 10 tips and reviews

BiancaBianca: Fab city view at night & you could be the only one here Sunday Night

Queens Bridge is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

57. Queens Bridge

Queensbridge st (Flinders Street), South Melbourne, VIC
Bridge · 3 tips and reviews

Azizul K.Azizul Kadir: It's the place to be in the nite time especially during Summer. The city come alive and the view is spectacular!!

Princes Bridge is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

58. Princes Bridge

St Kilda Road (Yarra River), Melbourne St Kilda Rd, VIC
Bridge · 4 tips and reviews

Richard G.Richard Gallagher: A great spot to watch the sunset over the Yarra river.

Kings Bridge is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

59. Kings Bridge

Kingsway, Melbourne, VIC
Bridge · Southbank · 1 tip

David G.David Guthrie: Best way to get across the Yarra River

Batman Park is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

60. Batman Park

5.8
Batman Park, Melbourne, VIC
Park · Melbourne CBD · 9 tips and reviews

Colin P.Colin P: Couldn't find the Batcave

Australia On Collins is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

61. Australia On Collins

260 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC
Shopping Mall · Melbourne CBD · 11 tips and reviews
Parliament House of Victoria is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

62. Parliament House of Victoria

7.3
1 Spring St., Melbourne, VIC
Capitol Building · East Melbourne · 12 tips and reviews
Union Lane is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

63. Union Lane

7.9
Union Ln (btwn Bourke & Lt Collins St), Melbourne, VIC
Public Art · Melbourne CBD · 6 tips and reviews

Matt B.Matt Bates: Great street art and best shortcut out of bourke st mall to Lt Collins St

David Jones - Men's Store is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

64. David Jones - Men's Store

7.0
299-307 Bourke St (Btwn Little Collins St & Bourke St), Melbourne, VIC
Department Store · Melbourne CBD · 37 tips and reviews

John d.John de Nava: Im starting to think that David Jones is better than Myers... service is good and the brands are better

David Jones - Women's Store is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

65. David Jones - Women's Store

6.7
310 Bourke St (Btwn Bourke St & Little Bourke St), Melbourne, VIC
Department Store · Melbourne CBD · 6 tips and reviews

Tim M.Tim Martin: Somebody at the Information Desk would have been nice - I can't buy it if I can't find it (yet another reason to shop online)

Royal Exhibition Building is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

66. Royal Exhibition Building

8.8
9 Nicholson St, Melbourne, VIC
Monument / Landmark · Carlton · 22 tips and reviews

Museum VictoriaMuseum Victoria: If you want to see inside the Royal Exhibition Building, head over to Melbourne Museum and check if the tour is on.

Melbourne's GPO is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

67. Melbourne's GPO

7.3
350 Bourke St. (at Elizabeth St.), Melbourne, VIC
Shopping Mall · Melbourne CBD · 16 tips and reviews

David G.David Gonzalez: The good bits are upstairs.

Hoyts Cinemas is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

68. Hoyts Cinemas

7.4
Melbourne Central Shopping Centre (211 La Trobe St.), Melbourne, VIC
Multiplex · Melbourne CBD · 68 tips and reviews

zigiprimozigiprimo: Accessible, well centered and convenient :-) comfortable seats and quality cinema viewing.

Preston Market is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

69. Preston Market

8.2
30 The Centreway (at Cramer St.), Preston, VIC
Farmers Market · 32 tips and reviews

Steven P.Steven Pam: The fresh pasta from Vita's Deli is beautiful! Made right in the store - so don't overcook

Treasury Gardens is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

70. Treasury Gardens

9.0
2-18 Spring St (at Treasury Pl), Melbourne, VIC
Garden · East Melbourne · 10 tips and reviews

Stega ..Stega .: A very plesant walk and just on the east edge of downtown

Hosier Lane is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

71. Hosier Lane

9.1
Hosier Ln. (at Rutledge Ln), Melbourne, VIC
Street Art · Melbourne CBD · 63 tips and reviews

Becy C.Becy Coates: Go check out the graffiti

Dame Edna Place is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

72. Dame Edna Place

Melbourne, VIC
Outdoors & Recreation · Melbourne CBD · 1 tip

Richard G.Richard Gallagher: A cute little laneway named after the character Dame Edna Everage

Campbell Arcade is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

73. Campbell Arcade

295 Flinders St., Melbourne, VIC
Plaza · Melbourne CBD · 4 tips and reviews

Erich T.Erich The Viking: Some pretty interesting shops down here, check them out if u want a change of pace

Centre Place is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

74. Centre Place

8.2
Centre Pl., Melbourne, VIC
Plaza · Melbourne CBD · 8 tips and reviews

Lonnie B.Lonnie Beetham: If you work in Melbourne city, this is one of the best lane way- food,fashion & fabulous people. A must visit.

The Block Arcade is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

75. The Block Arcade

8.6
282 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC
Shopping Mall · Melbourne CBD · 6 tips and reviews

David W.David Warwick: Pick up chocolates at Haighs and grab a pasta and wine at Cafe Duomo - perfect indulgence.

ANZ is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

76. ANZ

6.5
380 Collins St (cnr Queen St), Melbourne, VIC
Bank · Melbourne CBD · 5 tips and reviews

Sho' NuffSho' Nuff: Open a bank account here. 388 Collins St branch of ANZ is by far the coolest place to meet with your bank manager. Step inside. No bank in Melb can boast such a beautiful, original old skool interior.

St. Paul's Cathedral is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

77. St. Paul's Cathedral

2 Swanston St (cnr Flinders St), Melbourne, VIC
Church · Melbourne CBD · 7 tips and reviews

Donny D.Donny Douchebag: Magnificent looking organ.

Cherry Lake is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

78. Cherry Lake

Millers Rd., Altona, VIC
Lake · 1 tip

BenBen: Grab a dog poop bag & pick up any small rubbish on your walk :-) All makes a difference :-)

City Square is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

79. City Square

7.1
66 Swanston St. (Collins St and Flinders La), Melbourne, VIC
Plaza · Melbourne CBD · 18 tips and reviews

Malcolm J.Malcolm Jolly: Check out the small brass plagues set in the concrete. Names Victorians of the year.

The Royal Arcade is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

80. The Royal Arcade

8.0
335 Bourke St. Mall, Melbourne, VIC
Shopping Mall · Melbourne CBD · 9 tips and reviews

Daniel H.Daniel H: All hail Gog and Magog! Come in to see these gods overlooking many dinky stores waiting to be discovered!

St Kilda Promenade is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

81. St Kilda Promenade

6.5
Jacka Blvd., St Kilda, VIC
Plaza · 4 tips and reviews

Ann B.Ann Byrne: Go to the Esplanade Hotel at sunset, get a drink and sit by the window. Magic! Best view in Melbourne.

Scienceworks is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

82. Scienceworks

8.5
2 Booker St., Spotswood, VIC
Science Museum · 32 tips and reviews

JareenJareen: During peak periods, best to buy your Melbourne Planetarium tickets online. Read more.

Immigration Museum is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

83. Immigration Museum

7.3
400 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC
History Museum · Melbourne CBD · 12 tips and reviews

JareenJareen: The community gallery is constantly changing - check the website to find out what's on. Read more.

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

84. Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

9.0
Federation Square (at Flinders St), Melbourne, VIC
Museum · 51 tips and reviews

Sean C.Sean Callanan: Check out the Disney "Dreams come true" exhibition... Very good, loved the Tangled exhibit

Federation Square Book Market is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

85. Federation Square Book Market

Federation Square (Flinders St), Melbourne, VIC
Bookstore · 3 tips and reviews

Fed S.Fed Square: Book Market every Saturday 11am - 5pm in The Atrium. More info at fedsquare.com/books Read more.

Deakin Edge is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

86. Deakin Edge

7.5
Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC
Theater · 5 tips and reviews

Fed S.Fed Square: Find out what's on at BMW Edge this week at fedsquare.com Read more.

Melbourne Visitor Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

87. Melbourne Visitor Centre

7.4
Corner of Flinders Street & Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC
Tourist Information Center · 9 tips and reviews

Nicole A.Nicole Australian Drag Racing Promotions: Easy to find and brilliant staff. Make the most of your time here as there is lots on offer.

Formula 1 Grand Prix Circuit is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

88. Formula 1 Grand Prix Circuit

9.0
Aughtie Dr. (Albert Park), Melbourne, VIC
Racetrack · Albert Park · 48 tips and reviews

Adam F.Adam F: One of the funnest things at the GP must be the walk across the water path spanning Albert Park Lake. Feels very biblical.

Sir Robert Risson Tram Terminus (Stop 1 - 19/57/59) is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

89. Sir Robert Risson Tram Terminus (Stop 1 - 19/57/59)

Elizabeth St. (Flinders St.), Melbourne, VIC
Light Rail Station · Melbourne CBD · 6 tips and reviews

Richard G.Richard Gallagher: Named after Robert Risson who was chairman of the Melbourne & Metropolitan Tramways Board from 1949 to 1970.

Brother Baba Budan is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

90. Brother Baba Budan

9.4
359 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC
Coffee Shop · Melbourne CBD · 185 tips and reviews

Damon G.Damon Garrett: The only coffee in the city that's worth queuing up for.

Forum Melbourne is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

91. Forum Melbourne

8.9
154 Flinders St. (at Russell St), Melbourne, VIC
Music Venue · Melbourne CBD · 32 tips and reviews

Matt H.Matt Holt: Quality venue with reasonable priced drinks. Variety of bands play here too.

Olympic Doughnuts is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

92. Olympic Doughnuts

8.1
51 Irving St, Footscray, VIC
Donut Shop · 13 tips and reviews

Joël M.Joël Murray: Best jam doughnuts in Melbourne

Yarra River is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

93. Yarra River

8.7
Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, VIC
River · Southbank · 32 tips and reviews

digihuntMXPdigihuntMXP: Don't swim here!

Tan Track is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

94. Tan Track

8.6
Birdwood Ave (Domain Rd), Melbourne, VIC
Track · 29 tips and reviews

Ben T.Ben Talbot: The earlier or later in the day, the better! Run clockwise up Anderson Street Hill rather than down it. The Tan's 3.8km track is widely regarded as Melbourne's finest. Read more.

Dights Falls is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

95. Dights Falls

7.0
Dights Falls Park, Abbotsford, VIC
Scenic Lookout · 4 tips and reviews

Toby M.Toby M: Take a picnic and sit right in the bank of the river under some gum trees.

Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

96. Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre

7.8
375 Albert Rd, Albert Park, VIC
Athletics & Sports · 33 tips and reviews

Gagneet S.Gagneet Singh: Great place for Badminton and Swimming on a relaxed day. The membership options are good to explore.

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

97. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

7.7
Kings Way (Flinders Street), Melbourne, VIC
Aquarium · Melbourne CBD · 60 tips and reviews

Bruce W.Bruce W: gentoo penguins and king penguins is must-seethey are sooooooooo cute! and don't miss the feeding time

The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

98. The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

9.2
City Rd. (Normanby Rd.), Melbourne, VIC
Australian Restaurant · Southbank · 14 tips and reviews

Ash H.Ash Herring: Yeah it's corny and touristy, but how cool is it to have a few glasses of red and a nice bit of steak whilst cruising around the streets at 5km/hour in a classic Melbourne tram. Read more.

Highpoint Shopping Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

99. Highpoint Shopping Centre

7.3
200 Rosamond Rd., Maribyrnong, VIC
Shopping Mall · 53 tips and reviews

Steph C.Steph Cusworth: Welcome to Knifepoint.

Southgate is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

100. Southgate

6.3
3 Southgate Ave., Southbank, VIC
Shopping Mall · 13 tips and reviews

DigihuntBNEDigihuntBNE: Rug up and keep warm it's quite chilly outside down here

Spencer Outlet Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

101. Spencer Outlet Centre

6.8
201 Spencer St., Docklands, VIC
Shopping Mall · 20 tips and reviews

Anju A.Anju Angelin: Good place to spend ur time while waiting for train.

Regent Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

102. Regent Theatre

8.8
191 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC
Theater · Melbourne CBD · 21 tips and reviews

Tom W.Tom Websalad: An amazing venue, the roof is just surreal. Well worth a visit, no matter what's on.

Parliament Station is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

103. Parliament Station

Parliament Station, Melbourne, VIC
Metro Station · East Melbourne · 29 tips and reviews

Chris O.Chris OConnor: Escalators at Parliament Station are the longest in the Southern Hemisphere (feels like that - may or may not be true....). :-)

Hisense Arena is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

104. Hisense Arena

8.2
Olympic Blvd, Melbourne, VIC
Concert Hall · Melbourne Park · 9 tips and reviews

Melbourne VixensMelbourne Vixens: Come and cheer on the Vixens at our home stadium! Read more.

Little Creatures Dining Hall is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

105. Little Creatures Dining Hall

222 Brunswick St, Melbourne, VIC
Gastropub · Fitzroy · 102 tips and reviews

Caitlin W.Caitlin Welsh: Best chips. Ever. Fact.

Rooftop Cinema is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

106. Rooftop Cinema

8.4
6/252 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
Movie Theater · Melbourne CBD · 6 tips and reviews

Emma D.Emma Dilemma: Go there on a balmy night. Grab yourself a drink and a beach chair, and watch the sun go down- movie or not, it's open. And it's great. Remember why you love Melbourne? You will after this. Read more.

107. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Centre Pl., South Wharf, VIC
Convention Center · 35 tips and reviews

Stephen @Huxley J.Stephen @Huxley Johnson: Make sure you byo skateboard or rollerskates. The architects obviously haven't heard of travelators?

The Butterfly Club is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

108. The Butterfly Club

8.7
Carson Pl (access via Little Collins St), Melbourne, VIC
Theater · Melbourne CBD · 14 tips and reviews

Dina Z.Dina Zaitman: Amazingly cool bar with very kitch cabaret club type decor.

Australian Open - The Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

109. Australian Open - The Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific

Melbourne Park, Melbourne, VIC
Tennis Stadium · 54 tips and reviews

Rishe G.Rishe G: Breathe in and smell the joy. You're in the happiest place on earth.

Melbourne Showgrounds is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

110. Melbourne Showgrounds

6.5
Epsom Rd. (Langs Rd), Ascot Vale, VIC
General Entertainment · 25 tips and reviews

Chris P.Chris P: It's the show!!!

Palais Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

111. Palais Theatre

8.0
14 Lower Esplanade (Corner Cavell St.), St Kilda, VIC
Theater · 13 tips and reviews

Ben M.Ben May: One of Melbournes best venues, located in the heart of St Kilda with great restaurants and bars around Read more.

Palace Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

112. Palace Theatre

6.9
20-30 Bourke St (Spring St), Melbourne, VIC
Concert Hall · Melbourne CBD · 23 tips and reviews

Justin C.Justin Crow: Head upstairs to avoid the crush.

Athenaeum Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

113. Athenaeum Theatre

7.6
188 Collins St. (at Swanston St.), Melbourne, VIC
Theater · Melbourne CBD · 13 tips and reviews

Jonika C.Jonika Cazar: Awesome place to see the comedians. Saw Gabriel Iglesias yesterday, was amazing :D

Ponyfish Island is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

114. Ponyfish Island

8.9
Under the Yarra Pedestrian Bridge, Southbank, VIC
Bar · 91 tips and reviews

Colin Y.Colin Yeung: In the middle of the river, something a bit different. Don't go if it's raining, as there is no shelter. Beers on tap and bottle, limited cocktails, mostly mix drinks. Go to Southbank for food.

Margaret Court Arena is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

115. Margaret Court Arena

9.0
Melbourne Park Precinct Batman Ave, Melbourne, VIC
Tennis Stadium · 6 tips and reviews
Moonlight Cinema is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

116. Moonlight Cinema

8.0
Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, VIC
Movie Theater · 22 tips and reviews

misscocamisscoca: Get there at least an hour early to ensure you get a good spot where you can view the movie from. It gets really busy!

Melbourne City Library is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

117. Melbourne City Library

8.6
253 Flinders Lane (btw Swanston & Elizabeth), Melbourne, VIC
Library · Melbourne CBD · 30 tips and reviews

Cynthia T.Cynthia Tjang: Cozy place to study and grab some of their books to read. =)

The Royston is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

118. The Royston

7.8
12 River St (Cnr North St.), Richmond, VIC
Gastropub · 28 tips and reviews

Sean C.Sean Callanan: have the chicken parma it's awesome

Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

119. Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre

5.6
Victoria St. (at Burnley St.), Richmond, VIC
Shopping Mall · 30 tips and reviews

Iam T.Iam Tomic: It's a shopping centre. Get in and out quickly for extra life points.

Flagstaff Gardens is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

120. Flagstaff Gardens

9.2
309-311 William St (btwn La Trobe & Dudley St), Melbourne, VIC
Park · West Melbourne · 21 tips and reviews

David L.David Lawrie: Good respite from the office here - pick a spot on the lawns and relax

Government House is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

121. Government House

6.7
Government House Drive, Melbourne, VIC
Monument / Landmark · 1 tip

Tian Y.Tian Yang: The massive 18th century ball room is definitely worth checking out!

Kings Domain is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

122. Kings Domain

7.9
St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, VIC
Park · 1 tip
Edinburgh Gardens is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

123. Edinburgh Gardens

9.3
Alfred Cres, Fitzroy North, VIC
Park · 22 tips and reviews

GusTheBoxerGusTheBoxer: The best place for dogs in the inner north! woof

Festival Hall is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

124. Festival Hall

6.3
300 Dudley St, West Melbourne, VIC
Concert Hall · 20 tips and reviews

mikey 👾mikey 👾: Get General, always get General Admin.

Cinema Nova is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

125. Cinema Nova

8.8
380 Lygon St, Melbourne, VIC
Indie Movie Theater · Carlton · 57 tips and reviews

Jonathan P.Jonathan Poh: Watch an arthouse movie at the Nova. Cheap tickets on Monday nights, get there early! Read more.

Birrarung Marr is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

126. Birrarung Marr

8.7
Batman Ave., Melbourne, VIC
Park · 12 tips and reviews

Adam H.Adam H: The grassy slope is ideal for kids to roll down. Go on, you know you want to, you're never too old!

St Kilda Pier is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

127. St Kilda Pier

Jacka Blvd, St Kilda, VIC
Pier · 21 tips and reviews

Rita A.Rita Arrigo: Goto St kilda Pier at Sunset to see the cutest penguins ever! Last nite we saw 6 little cute fairy penguins! Read more.

Cumulus Inc. is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

128. Cumulus Inc.

9.2
45 Flinders Ln. (btwn Exhibition St. & Spring St.), Melbourne, VIC
Australian Restaurant · Melbourne CBD · 173 tips and reviews

Jennifer D.Jennifer Dawson: Breakfast is lovely. Not a mix and match menu but respect the choices. The bacon tomato avocado toasted sandwich is a treat.

The Hi-Fi is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

129. The Hi-Fi

125 Swanston St., Melbourne, VIC
Music Venue · Melbourne CBD · 13 tips and reviews

Hiltons of MelbourneHiltons of Melbourne: Known as one of the premier live music venues in Melbourne, this venue has played home to some of the greats including Bon Iver, Birds of Tokyo, Andrew WK and Rise Against. Acoustics are spot on.

Esplanade Hotel is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

130. Esplanade Hotel

11 The Esplanade, St Kilda, VIC
Pub · 41 tips and reviews

Jake S.Jake S: Best food ever. Great bands and cheap drinks.

Chadstone Shopping Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

131. Chadstone Shopping Centre

7.9
1341 Dandenong Rd., Chadstone, VIC
Shopping Mall · Chadstone, VIC · 131 tips and reviews
Lygon Street is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

132. Lygon Street

(btwn Princess St. & Victoria St.), Carlton, VIC
Road · 6 tips and reviews

Apple L.Apple Loo: Best place for deserts

Curtin House Rooftop Bar is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

133. Curtin House Rooftop Bar

9.1
252 Swanston St. (at Lonsdale St.), Melbourne, VIC
Bar · Melbourne CBD · 76 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: There’s no better way to take in the splendour of the CBD on a long summer's day than the roof of Curtain House. Transition a late night down to a booth at the Toff in Town, and you’re golden.

Horse Bazaar is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

134. Horse Bazaar

8.1
397 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC
Bar · Melbourne CBD · 12 tips and reviews

Jonathan P.Jonathan Poh: Check out the urinal in the men's toilet. It's a projection screen and it keeps changing

Embiggen Books is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

135. Embiggen Books

8.3
197-203 Little Lonsdale St (btwn Swanston & Russell St), Melbourne, VIC
Bookstore · Melbourne CBD · 9 tips and reviews

talia l.talia lanac: Omg. All the books. Specializes in books for people that think :-)

Grand Hyatt Melbourne is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

136. Grand Hyatt Melbourne

9.1
123 Collins Street, Melbourne, VC
Hotel · Melbourne CBD · 61 tips and reviews

Clift P.Clift Putra: The view is amazing.

Max Brenner Chocolate Bar is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

137. Max Brenner Chocolate Bar

7.7
Shop 25-27 Red Cape Ln (QV), Melbourne, VIC
Dessert Shop · Melbourne CBD · 71 tips and reviews

Febrina B.Febrina Budiman: One of the best hot choc in Melbourne :)! Italian Thick Chocolate for one who is choc-addicts <3

Palace Cinema is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

138. Palace Cinema

7.9
Como Centre, Chapel St., Melbourne, VIC
Multiplex · South Yarra · 16 tips and reviews

Dinesh M.Dinesh Mathew: Yep gotta love this place! and yes the toilets are quite stunning

Her Majesty's Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

139. Her Majesty's Theatre

8.5
219 Exhibition St (btw Bourke St and Lonsdale St), Melbourne, VIC
Theater · Melbourne CBD · 10 tips and reviews

Jamie C.Jamie Cairns: Cool old characatures of thespians adorn the walls

Northcote Social Club is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

140. Northcote Social Club

8.2
301 High St. (Cnr Hawthorn Rd.), Northcote, VIC
Rock Club · 30 tips and reviews

AJ S.AJ Steel: Great local music.

Comedy Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

141. Comedy Theatre

7.9
240 Exhibition St (at Lonsdale St), Melbourne, VIC
Comedy Club · Melbourne CBD · 12 tips and reviews

Jason W.Jason Whittaker: A gorgeous little theatre. It's no Regent, sure. Or Princess. Or Her Maj's across the road. An what's with the dud name?? But still ... beautiful.

State Theatre, The Arts Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

142. State Theatre, The Arts Centre

8.6
100 St Kilda Rd., Melbourne, VIC
Theater · Southbank · 7 tips and reviews

Andrew M.Andrew Mitchell: Arrive a little early and take your seat before the performance starts ! (so the tall guy doesn't have to keep standing up !)

RMIT College of Business is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

143. RMIT College of Business

Building 108 (239 Bourke St), Melbourne, VIC
University · Melbourne CBD · 22 tips and reviews

Raehan M.Raehan Manoharan: The best place for people suffering from insomnia

Argyle Park is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

144. Argyle Park

6.3
153 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC
Park · 5 tips and reviews

Sarah C.Sarah Corner: Watch the skaters mostly fail their tricks but occasionally do cool ones.

Playhouse, The Arts Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

145. Playhouse, The Arts Centre

8.2
100 St Kilda Rd., Melbourne, VIC
Theater · Southbank · 2 tips and reviews

Mike S.Mike Scott: Meet out the front; reception down below is next to non-existent.

The Jam Factory is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

146. The Jam Factory

6.2
500 Chapel St., South Yarra, VIC
Shopping Mall · 15 tips and reviews

Chris D.Chris Dahl: Enjoy the people watching. Hilarious.

Malthouse Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

147. Malthouse Theatre

9.0
113 Sturt St (access via Grant St, Dodds St and Sturt St), Southbank, VIC
Theater · 8 tips and reviews

Tricia A.Tricia Abbott: Break a leg!

The Toff In Town is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

148. The Toff In Town

8.5
Level 2, Curtin House (252 Swanston St.), Melbourne, VIC
Bar · Melbourne CBD · 40 tips and reviews

Carly M.Carly Melissa: Check out cookie below, then head up to the toff. Great place to start your night. The booths are gorgeous.

DFO South Wharf is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

149. DFO South Wharf

7.6
20 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf, VIC
Shopping Mall · 74 tips and reviews

yvonne a.yvonne adele: Huge amount of parking, tons of shops including JB, Adidas, Villa & Hut and DFO!

National Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

150. National Theatre

7.5
20 Carlisle St. (Corner Of Barkly St.), St Kilda, VIC
College Theater · No tips or reviews
Prahran Market is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

151. Prahran Market

8.8
163 Commercial Rd., South Yarra, VIC
Market · 68 tips and reviews

Sascha W.Sascha Wenninger: The best spot for great fruit & veg, and make sure to check out Essential Ingredient too - it's a foodie's paradise!

University of Melbourne is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

152. University of Melbourne

801 Swanston St., Parkville, VIC
University · 18 tips and reviews

Melbourne UniversityMelbourne University: One of Australia's premier universities. Dream Large!

Lounge is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

153. Lounge

6.6
243 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
Nightclub · Melbourne CBD · 33 tips and reviews

Bjorn T.Bjorn The Social Traveler: Say hi to the attractive Stranger in the room. Be social ;-)

Longroom Melbourne is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

154. Longroom Melbourne

8.4
162 Collins St. (Btwn Russell & Swantson St.), Melbourne, VIC
Lounge · Melbourne CBD · 21 tips and reviews

Janet I.Janet Ioannou: Secure a posie @ the bar for some top people watching!

Caulfield Racecourse is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

155. Caulfield Racecourse

7.0
Station St., Caulfield, VIC
Racetrack · 10 tips and reviews

Michael L.Michael Lauterstein: Race 6. Number 4

Brighton Bathing Box is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

156. Brighton Bathing Box

9.0
Dendy St. Beach, The Esplanade, Brighton, VIC
Scenic Lookout · 5 tips and reviews

Mark L.Mark Li: wear more clothes, it's freezing in September

State Library Lawn is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

157. State Library Lawn

328 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
Other Great Outdoors · Melbourne CBD · 17 tips and reviews

JohnJohn: Great meeting point, close to Melbourne Central Station. Site of many protests etc

Queen Victoria Gardens is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

158. Queen Victoria Gardens

8.5
St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC
Park · 4 tips and reviews

Lynnette L.Lynnette Lai: Bring a blanket, sit under a tree and read a book

Cabinet Bar & Balcony is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

159. Cabinet Bar & Balcony

8.2
11 Rainbow Alley (Swanston St.), Melbourne, VIC
Bar · Melbourne CBD · 46 tips and reviews

Ceri K.Ceri K: Go on a Tuesday for all-day happy hour!

Yah Yah's is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

160. Yah Yah's

7.1
99 Smith St. (btwn Gertrude St. & Peel St.), Fitzroy, VIC
Bar · 8 tips and reviews

Slatts S.Slatts Slattz: When you want to have a drink containing alcohol outside of ur house and in the surrounds of others doing the same, try a bar. Happy drinking

Melbourne General Cemetery is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

161. Melbourne General Cemetery

6.0
College Crescent (At Lygon St), Melbourne, VIC
Cemetery · Carlton North · 6 tips and reviews

Open House MelbourneOpen House Melbourne: Explore the gothic style gate lodge and visit the graves of historic Melbourne figures. Be brought alive at Open House 10am to 4pm - Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July 2012 #OHM2012

Melbourne Recital Centre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

162. Melbourne Recital Centre

9.2
31 Sturt St (at Southbank Blvd), Melbourne, VIC
Performing Arts Venue · Southbank · 14 tips and reviews

Architectural Review AustraliaArchitectural Review Australia: The design ensures that both theatre and recital hall are part of the street – this is not an arts fortress, but civic buildings of the highest order. Read more.

Cookie is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

163. Cookie

8.6
1/252 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
Bar · Melbourne CBD · 158 tips and reviews

Time Out MelbourneTime Out Melbourne: Try the Bloody Mary, which better resembles a spicy alcoholic soup than the gentle hangover cure of yore. Read more.

Astor Theatre is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

164. Astor Theatre

8.7
1 Chapel St (Dandenong Rd), Melbourne, VIC
Indie Movie Theater · St. Kilda · 30 tips and reviews

Johnny J.Johnny James: One of the best movie theatres in the Melbourne area. The choc-tops are a must. You get good luck if you see the cat.

Cow Up A Tree is one of Quintessential Melbourne.

165. Cow Up A Tree

7.5
Harbour Esp, Docklands, VIC
Sculpture Garden · 5 tips and reviews

Your_MumYour_Mum: time for a change. how about a tree up a cow?