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  • The Shrine of Remembrance

    Posted by David Rizzuto April 19, 2014 - 1,160 views - 0 comments - 0 likes - #Melbourne  #Landmark  #St Kilda Road 

    The Shrine of Remembrance is an iconic memorial building that pays tribute to all soldiers who have served in wars and peacekeeping missions throughout Australia’s history. Located in Kings Doman, the Shrine attracts local visitors and tourists every year to learn of Australia’s soldiers making their sacrifice to protect the country, and marvel at the elegant architecture. The top of the Shrine offers a view that overlooks the city’s skyline, and is surrounding by beautiful parklands that stand out during sunny temperature.

     

    The Shrine is currently undergoing a re-development that includes the construction of an new exhibition space called the Galleries of Remembrance, an education centre and auditorium. The Shrine itself will still be available for the public.

     

     

    Location

    Birdwood Avenue, St Kilda Road

    Melbourne VIC

     

    How to get there

    1) Wait at Tram Stop 13-Federation Square/Swanston Street, and enter any of the following trams:

    • Route 3/3a tram towards East Malvern via St Kilda or
    • Route 5 tram towards Malvern via Wattletree Road or
    • Route 6 tram towards Glen Iris or
    • Route 8 tram towards Toorak via Lygon Street & City or
    • Route 16 tram towards Kew via St Kilda or
    • Route 64 tram towards East Brighton or
    • Route 67 tram towards Carnegie or
    • Route 72 tram towards Camberwell

     

    2) Get off at Stop 20 – Domain Interchange/St Kilda Road, continue along St Kilda Road for 1 minute, and turn right to enter the Domain Avenue.

     

     

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