Loved by locals and tourists, Melbourne's iconic laneways offer myriad surprises.
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Australia's second largest capital is dinstinctly European. Known for its obsession with coffee, food and football, you'll also find lush green parks, art galleries, and a huge live music culture in its pubs and bars. Traverse down one of its laneways and be surprised at what you may find; while top restaurants, cafes, bars and unique shopping are certain; its weather is not - be sure to carry a brolly.