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Published November 28th 2013
It will be almost silly not to visit
The Royal Exhibition Building is certainly a place to check out. It was the first building in Australia to achieve a World Heritage Listing and one of the oldest exhibition pavilions that has been serving Australia's international exhibition & event industry for over 125 years!
The venue is around eleven thousand square metres and split over two levels; you are able to hire the venue for all sorts of events, do check the website for more details on this.
There is a bit of history to the building. It was built in 1880 and once it was completed, the first of two international fairs hosted by Melbourne were held here. In 1901 the initial Commonwealth Parliament and in 2001 the centenary of Australian Federation were both held here.