The sun sets over the cityscape from one of Melbourne's most important and meaningful landmarks; the Shrine of Remembrance
Idolised by locals and visitors alike this Melbourne icon is truely touching. With ANZAC Day fast approaching their dawn service and wreath laying cermonies are not to be missed. Surrounded by 13 hectares of landscaped parkland in Kings Domain The Shrine of Remberance provides breakthtaking, panoramic views of the city.
Dedicated in 1934 to commemorate First World War veterans it is a place for sharing and keeping close important stories from these poignant moments in history and honouring the service and sacrifise of Australian men and women who have served in armed combat and peacekeeping operations.
Located a short tram ride from the CBD on St Kilda Road Shrine Tours run from the visitor centre daily at 11am and 12:45pm and Services of Remberance are held every half hour beginning at 10:30am.
The Galleries of Remembernace are home to facinating exhibitions and displays illustrating the experiences of Australians at war and peacekeeping operations from pre federation until today.
Open every day of the year with excpetion of Good Friday and Christmas Day you can find out more information about opening times and other useful details on their dedicated website
So if you are planning on spending ANZAC Day in Melbourne, which this year falls on Thursday the 25th of April, get in early and BOOK your accomodation with us at The Jazz Corner Hotel today!