Melbourne is one of the world's most liveable cities. It is the capital city in the state of Victoria. Melbourne is situated on the huge natural bay known as Port Phillip, with the city centre located at the estuary of the beautiful Yarra River. The city was founded in the year 1835 and declared a city by Queen Victoria in the year 1847. Melbourne has one of the largest tram and light-rail networks in the world. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and parks throughout the city. Take advantage of the Yarra River and waterfront precincts for outdoor activities such as watersports and picnics. In the Melbourne's Docklands we can relax and enjoy fabulous wine, food and coffee on the waterfront. Melbourne offers a gastronomic world of culinary delights – from Greek precinct to the Chinatown or Lygon Street for Italian food and an excellent range of bars and restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes. The shopping experience in the beautiful Collins Street is not to be missed. Melbourne is known as Australia's sporting capital. Their sporting events are world class – from the Australian Grand Prix, the Australian Open Tennis Championships, the Spring Racing Carnival to the Aussie Rules football. In the city you need to see old buildings in the centre, State library of Victoria, Immigration Museum, Melbourne Museum, Old Melbourne Gaol, Old Treasury Building, Parliament House, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne Aquarium, Town Hall, St. Patricks Cathedral, Royal Exhibition Building, Federation Square, Flinders St. Station, Royal Botanic Gardens, Shrine of Remembrance, St. Paul's Cathedral, Rialto Towers, Rod Laver Arena and more.