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Shrine of Remembrance

The Shrine of Remembrance is a memorial in Melbourne that was originally designed to honour the men and women from Victoria, Australia, who died during World War I, but has evolved into a monument recognizing all Australians who have served in war. The monument was designed by Phillip Hudson and James Wardrop, two famous architects who also served in World War I. The Shrine of Remembrance was built from granite and based on the design of the Parthenon in Athens. The stunning neo-classical structure is the location of several important ceremonies and one of the largest war memorials in Australia.

  • Come to Melbourne on November 11 (Remembrance Day) at 11 am, when a ray of light shines through a small aperture in the roof of the Shrine of Remembrance to illuminate the word “Love.”
  • Take a tour of the crypt beneath the sanctuary of the Shrine of Remembrance to see panels that list every unit of the Australian Imperial Force, a must-see for war historians who visit Melbourne.
  • Stroll the reverent grounds of the Remembrance Garden, pool, waterfall, and a granite wall that lists the conflicts that Australia was involved.

Melbourne features great public transportation so it is easy to reach the Shrine of Remembrance from just about anywhere in the city. The shrine is just over a kilometre from the Flinders Street railway station, so most people disembark there and make the pleasant ten-minute walk to the shrine. You can also take just about any tram on St. Kilda Road that is heading south and get off at the entrance to the shrine. There is ample parking on the streets but this fills up quickly on ceremonial days, so it is best to use public transport to avoid hassles.

Hotels near Shrine of Remembrance

257 hotels near Shrine of Remembrance

1 The Langham Hotel Melbourne

5 stars
4.6 / 5 63 reviews

One Southgate Avenue Map

The Langham Melbourne is an elegant luxury hotel with a location suitable for both business and leisure travellers in Melbourne. Sunday market is just 200 metres from this hotel where guests can... More

2 Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne

5 stars
4.6 / 5 57 reviews

8 Whiteman Street Map

Travellers visiting Melbourne find the luxurious accommodations of Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne. Aside from attending events at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, guests at this ideally... More

3 Crown Metropol

5 stars
4.6 / 5 515 reviews

8 Whiteman Street, Southbank Map

Equipped with elegant rooms, full-service spa, luxury shops and other conveniences, the lavish Crown Metropol Southbank Melbourne makes for a convenient base for the classy traveller in this part... More

4 Royce Hotel

5 stars
4.3 / 5 35 reviews

379 St Kilda Road Map

Set in the heart of Melbourne's premier fashion and entertainment district, Royce Hotel Melbourne is ideally suited for tourists and business guests. La Trobe's Cottage known for its historical and... More

5 Oaks WRAP on Southbank

4 stars
4.2 / 5 12 reviews

133 - 139 City Road Map

Offering modern spaces and easy access to major city attractions, Oaks WRAP on Southbank makes for a good starting point to discover Melbourne. From this Australia hotel, vacationers can easily... More

6 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melbourne - Flinders Street

4 stars
4.3 / 5 63 reviews

270 Flinders Street Map

Citigate Melbourne is a plush retreat conveniently set in the central business district close to tourist destinations in the lively Victoria capital. Holidaymakers can begin exploring Melbourne... More

7 Seasons Botanic Gardens Melbourne

4 stars
4.3 / 5 16 reviews

348 St Kilda Road Map

Seasons Botanic Gardens Melbourne provides luxurious accommodation with the beautiful Shrine of Remembrance, a war memorial, as a backdrop. The highlighting feature of this memorial is the Ray of... More

8 Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
4.4 / 5 248 reviews

328 Flinders Street Map

Housed in a historic building, Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne blends 1900 elegance and modern sophistication ideal for discerning travellers visiting the capital of Victoria. During free time, tourists... More

9 Mantra On Jolimont East Melbourne

4 stars
3.9 / 5 72 reviews

133 Jolimont Road Map

Strategically located near the major sports venues in the city, Mantra Hotel On Jolimont East Melbourne makes for an ideal place to stay for sports enthusiasts looking for value-for-money... More

10 Melbourne Short Stay Apartments

4 stars
4.3 / 5 23 reviews

187 City Road Map

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments offers quality service and comfortable accommodation for a relaxing holiday. Its location enables guests to visit area attractions such as Southgate Plaza, Flinders... More