- One of Melbourne's architectural marvels, the Town Hall takes pride of place in the city center. Begun in the 1860s, the building was finally completed in 1887 with the addition of the portico. It was the scene of many meetings as well as poultry shows and is still used for numerous functions today. It can also lay claim to having played host to Queen Elizabeth II and the Beatles! Free guided tours are available, taking in its many great artworks and noteworthy organ. The Victorian Tourism Association is located in one of the ground floor offices, and provides extensive visitor information about Melbourne and Victoria.
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