Inside Lonely Planet Melbourne Encounter: *Full-colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests *Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Free, convenient pull-out Melbourne map (included in print version), plus over 9 colour neighbourhood maps *User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhoods to help you determine the best spots to spend your time *Coverage of City Centre, Southbank, the Docklands, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Albert Park, South Yarra, Prahran, East Melbourne, Richmond, Fitzroy, Carlton, St Kilda, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Melbourne Encounter is a handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance to travellers who seek only the can't-miss experiences.
Colourful and easy-to-use, this neighbourhood-focused guide includes unique local recommendations to maximise your quick trip experience. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends a wide range of experiences, both popular and offbeat, and extensively covers all of Melbourne's neighbourhoods and Victoria? Check out Lonely Planet's Melbourne & Victoria guide. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Australia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Australia, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Jayne D'Arcy, and Donna Wheeler. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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