Queen Victoria Market

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Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market

Quick facts

  • Name: Queen Victoria Market
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Type of attraction: Architectural/Market
  • Opened: 1878
  • Ticket price: Free

Located in the heart of the city, Queen Victoria Market offers an authentic shopping experience. The market is listed as a National Heritage site, home to hundreds of small businesses and is the Southern Hemisphere’s largest open-air market.

Queen Victoria Market is an authentic, lively inner-city market that has served as Melbourne’s heart and soul for over 140 years. It is a terrific place to find fresh and specialty produce, hand-made and unique products, great coffee and cuisine, souvenirs and clothing, as well as over 600 local enterprises.

One of life’s great pleasures has always been shopping in the Market. It’s not just the fresh food; it’s also the friendly banter with the vendors, the vibrant and multicultural ambience, the unique events and festivals, and the sense of belonging that comes with it.

Visit String Bean Alley, which is home to a vibrant collection of Melbourne’s top independent makers, producers, designers, and artists, while you’re here.


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On Wednesday nights, Queen Victoria Market hosts the Night Market, which has international street cuisine, live music and entertainment, festival bars, specialty shopping, and a terrific Melbourne night out. A historic venue area with a variety of indoor and outdoor venues is also available at the Market.

With the tradition dating back from 19th century, it has proven quality of offerings through time and satisfied customers who come back regularly.

It is highly recommended attraction in Melbourne, so don’t miss it!

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Interesting facts about Queen Victoria Market

Here are some interesting facts about this amazing landmark:

  • The market is home to over 600 shops/sellers.
  • It was built on the site of former cemetery.
  • It is open five days a week and it also hosts Night market

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Safe travels!



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