Ten iconic Melbourne neighbourhoods

We know and love Melbourne as the culture capital. The sporting capital. The foodie capital. We know its glorious gardens, its bluestone laneways, its epic events. And each neighbourhood within is a world of its own. 

People from many cultures call Melbourne home. Intriguing idealists, artists and entrepreneurs alike have created a place for themselves across the changing face of the municipality.

Melbourne has always been an important meeting place and location for events of social, educational, sporting and cultural significance, especially for the Traditional Owner groups that comprise the Eastern Kulin.

Today we are proud to say that Melbourne is a significant gathering place for all.

So are you in love with Lygon Street, or do you favour Fawkner Park? Keen to know Kensington? Uncover hidden gems in your local area and branch out to explore all our neighbourhoods.

You might even decide that this is your local and make plans to put down roots in Melbourne. Especially if you can make the most of stamp duty savings to be had before the end of June.

Here are 10 iconic Melbourne neighbourhoods for you to explore. Which is your favourite?

1. Carlton
2. Central city
3. East Melbourne
4. Docklands
5. Kensington and Flemington
6. North Melbourne
7. Parkville
8. South Yarra
9. Southbank and South Wharf
10. West Melbourne