East Melbourne Surrounding Area


Places of Interest in and Around East Melbourne

Whether you’re a student attending Australian Catholic University or a history lover wanting to check out historic sites such as St Patrick’s Cathedral, Cooks’ Cottage in the Fitzroy Gardens, the Old Treasury Building and Parliament House of Victoria, there’s so much to see and do during your stay at City Edge in East Melbourne.

Events and Shows

A number of events are held near East Melbourne throughout the year, from Animaga Expo 2017 to Pinot Palooza 2017 – a Pinot Noir tasting event that wine lovers shouldn’t miss! Meanwhile, kids will love the Brickvention 2018 LEGO Expo held in nearby Carlton. There are also a number of upcoming concerts and shows happening nearby, including Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Cat Stevens (Yusuf), Take That, and WWE® Live. Meanwhile, art fans should make the time to catch an Australian Galleries exhibition.

Sporting Highlights

Sports lovers can’t visit Melbourne without paying a visit to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Even if you’re not in town to catch the AFL Grand Final in September or the Boxing Day Test Match, you can still attend an MCG Open Day to get a close look at this iconic sporting ground. There are also a number of other sporting highlights located close by, including the National Sports Museum, Margaret Court Arena, Hisense Arena, Rod Laver Arena and Melbourne Park – the home of the Australian Open.


City Edge in East Melbourne is located close to several hospitals, making our accommodation ideal for relatives of patients. Nearby hospitals include St Vincent Hospital Melbourne, the East Melbourne Specialist Day Hospital, The Avenue Hospital, and the St Vincent Heart Centre. Epworth Freemasons and Melbourne IVF East Melbourne are also located nearby.

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