Discovering Chinatown in Melbourne
The Great Wall of Down Under
Chinese cuisine has been leaving its mark all over the world. Every major city in the world has it’s very own China Town – Melbourne is no exception to this. Located in the Central Business District, the China Town stretches from Little Burke Street to Lonsdale Street. The China Town located in Melbourne dates back to 1850s’. It is also regarded as the longest continuous Chinese settlement in the world. If you are down on business and prefer to stay in CBD or on holiday and prefer to be central, there is always plenty of options to satisfy your cravings for Chinese food! Melbourne CBD accommodation is a convenience choice if you decide to stay central. Among the various properties spread across various locations, one that has won high recommendation is Oaks On Lonsdale. If you want to feel at home and enjoy the luxuries of a hotel, one such option would be Oaks On Lonsdale. The fully serviced apartments provide ultimate comfort and security in the heart of Melbourne.
The discovery of gold attracted Chinese to Victoria in 1850s’. The cabinet houses and lodging have vanished from the scene and the modern day China town is predominantly eating houses and top class Chinese restaurants. Throughout the year, there are various festivals and celebrations that take place here making it a key attraction for local, interstate as well as international visitors. There are also markets happening on designated days. The city has been committed to maintaining China town and this was evident through the efforts and refurbishment of the five key arches of China Town. There is also a Chinese museum that is located at the heart of China town. There are various activities that take place in this premises as well.
Umanga Kahandawaarachchi is a passionate travel writer who writes under the pen name, Maggie Tulliver. Her field of writing covers a wide array of content and articles related to travel and hospitality industry.