The Shrine of Remembrance was built as a War memorial. The Shrine of Remembrance is dedicated to the men and women of Victoria who served in World War I. But now this memorial belongs to all Australians who have served in war.
The Shrine of Remembrance is a place where people gather on ANZAC Day (25 April) and Remembrance Day (11 November). it is the largest war memorials in Australia. You can check complete history of The Shrine of Remembrance on Wikipedia.
The Shrine of Remembrance
Location: Kings Domain Parkland, St. Kilda Road, Melbourne
It offers a great view from the top that provide a Paris-style layout of Melbourne, and along with the amazing layout it’s also an impressive piece of architecture.
This is a place serves as a tribute to the veterans from wars throughout the history of Australia. With tribute this place is also an ideal place for the people who love adventure to start their journey.
There are many reasons which make it a central location for the visitors for all tourists that visit in this city. It offers a great view of the Melbourne form the top , when tourist arrive here they feel like they are in Paris because this place is constructed in a Paris style layout of the Melbourne.
This shrine is situated on a hill and it is a solid vintage point in Melbourne. Few other nearby tourist location where you can visit are Botanical Gardens, Eureka Skydek and Government House. All this make it a no. 1 place to visit for every visitor. So you can enjoy a worthy time around the shrine with wonderful views and the solemn beauty of its surrounds.
How to reach The Shrine of Remembrance
You can easily access here via a short walk from the city’s free City Circle Tram.
Ticket Price: You don’t have to worry , the Shrine’s views come free of charge.
Events held in The Shrine of Remembrance
The shrine is in focus because of the annual ANZAC ceremonies in Australia. With the annual ANZAC ceremonies in Australia there is a daily flag ceremonial. Flag ceremony is a daily event which held regularly at 5:00 pm in which the flag of Australia is taken down. If you are present in this area at the time of ceremony than don’t miss it.
From where you can get the best views
To get the best views from the Shrine reach to the lookouts which are accessibly for free, you can reach at these lookouts just by climbing a few flights of stairs.
Rule: Remember to remove your hat when you enter in Shrine. This is a mandatory sign of respect.