Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, serves as Victoria's state capital. It is situated at the head of Port Phillip Bay on the Yarra River in the state's southeast. Melbourne is the most populated city in Australia outside of Sydney with a population of over 5 million.
Melbourne is renowned for its many cultural attractions, athletic events, and café scene. Along with several athletic stadiums, including the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the biggest stadium in Australia, the city is home to numerous museums, art galleries, theatres, and other cultural attractions. Melbourne is renowned for its coffee as well, and there are numerous cafés there that provide freshly roasted beans from all over the world. The city is separated into several distinctive neighbourhoods, each of which has its distinct personality. The city's tallest structures and most significant enterprises are located in the central business area (CBD). The Southbank neighbourhood, which is known for its eateries, pubs, and cultural activities, is situated along the Yarra River. The Collingwood and Fitzroy neighbourhoods are well-liked by youthful creatives and professionals. Additionally, the St. Kilda neighbourhood is a seaside community with a bustling coastline and several eateries and bars.