Places of Interest in and Around North Melbourne
Close to the University of Melbourne, the City Baths, Ronald McDonald House and a number of hospitals, City Edge in North Melbourne is conveniently located for everyone from students and tourists through to family members of hospital patients. Continue reading to learn more about the nearby places of interest in North Melbourne.
Fun for kids and adults alike, the Melbourne Zoo is situated less than three kilometres away in the beautiful surrounds of Royal Park. The Old Melbourne Gaol is another family favourite, with tours available that detail the history of this notorious site.
Meanwhile, keen sports fans can check out the State Netball and Hockey Centre or the home of the North Melbourne Football Club, while film and comedy lovers must pay a visit to Cinema Nova and the Comic’s Lounge. On your way back to your apartment, grab a bite to eat at one of the many Lygon Street restaurants, renowned for serving up authentic Italian cuisine.
If you’re lucky, your stay at City Edge might coincide with one of the many events regularly held in the area. From the Italian Wine + Food Festival 2017 to the Australian Health and Wellness Summit, there’s something for everyone. Other upcoming events include the Finders Keepers Market in Autumn and the Fashion Exposed Now fashion event. It’s also worth keeping your eye out to see what’s on at North Melbourne Town Hall as well as the Arts House in North Melbourne.
Hospitals and Medical Care
City Edge in North Melbourne is located within close proximity of a number of hospitals and medical centres. The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital are just 600 metres away, while St Vincent’s Private Hospital is approximately a ten minute drive. Other medical facilities in the area include Frances Perry House, Royal Park Medical, the Melbourne Heart Centre, the Women’s Obstetric and Gynaecology Specialists, and the Melbourne Neurology Group.