When you are on vacation in Melbourne, Australia and looking for souvenirs for loved ones in the country, there is a recommended place. His name was Queen Victoria Market, or often called Vicmart.
Queen Victoria Market was established in 1878 and is the first open-air market in the state of Victoria. This market is located not too far from downtown Melbourne. For the citizens of Melbourne, Vicmart were the daily shopping, such as vegetables, fruits, meat and marine products.
Fresh ingredients can be obtained at prices cheaper than in other markets or supermarkets.
Although functioning as a traditional market, Vicmart much cleaner. In the afternoon, shanties in the palm will not be seen because it is inserted into the warehouse. Besides neat and clean, Queen Victoria Market is also more environmentally friendly. One proof is the banning of plastic bags of meat and milk, so you have to bring their own bags.
For tourists shopping enthusiast, Vicmart were the heaven itself with a variety of shops selling souvenirs typical of Australia. One of the most commonly found in the stalls of public goods is a souvenir T-shirt vendor. In addition, many stalls selling stuffed koala sand kangaroos, bags, key chains, refrigerator magnets, and so forth.
Like ethnic souvenirs? Aboriginal specific weapon, the boomerang is made ??of wood sold here for home decoration. In addition, there are some traditional Aboriginal musical instrument is very attractive to buy. Traditional painting also can be selected to be given to those nearby.
One of the advantages of shopping at the Queen Victoria Market is a very comprehensive range of souvenirs. You can find stuff for the babies to the elderly. In addition, of course, the price is likely to be cheaper than the souvenir shops scattered throughout the city of Melbourne, especially at tourist sites.
Well, the other advantage is that many of the kiosks are one of Indonesia. Many of them are students who fill his spare time by working part-time in this market. When you find the kiosk of Indonesia is certainly a bargain would be easier. It may be that you will get a cheaper price, or can be a bonus!
Revelation (31 years), one of the kiosks at the Victoria Market from Indonesia said that sometimes tourists from Indonesia to ”moral hazard” by arbitrarily bid assistant know when derived from a single country.
Queen Victoria Market is open every day. Hours open it was different every day. This market closed on Monday and Wednesday. Meanwhile, opening hours for Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 6:00 is up to 14.00. For a little longer Friday open between the hours of 06:00 until 17:00. Saturday open at 06.00 until 15.00 hours and Sunday 09.00 to 16.00.
To buy fresh ingredients, getting closer to the cap would be getting cheaper. You will often hear the cry, ”One dollar, one dollar”. That is the voice of the merchants who sell their wares, especially fruits, vegetables and marine products.
Little tips for souvenir hunter’s socks come on Friday. In today’s T-shirt prices are typically between 5 and 7 can be found on the Australian dollar price of 10 dollars for 3shirts. Not bad, right?
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