Immigrants flocked in from around the world to seek their fortune, the cities boomed and for a time it looked like Melbourne was going to overtake Sydney as the biggest, most important city in Australia. Gold fever didn't last, but the foundations were laid for a multi-cultural, progressive society. It's now the arts capital of Australia and home to more Greeks than Athens, and more Vietnamese than Bien San.
Select a region below to find some things to do or head to our Travel Guide on Victoria for more information.
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