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‘Don’t bother’: Tourists hated Melbourne

Jarrod Sierocki

The latest tourism ad for Victoria encourages weekend travellers to take a wander around the state.

Hosier Lane is among the Melbourne attractions that were roasted by TripAdvisor reviewers. Picture: Jake Nowakowski

MELBOURNE may be the world’s most liveable city, but these tourists beg to differ.

Thousands of reviews have been left for our city’s landmarks by visitors and locals alike —from the Yarra River being undrinkable to the MCG’s “silly” nickname, here are the most savage roastings on TripAdvisor.


It’s the home of sport in Australia’s sporting capital but small serves of chips and er… sporting events left these MCG visitors unimpressed.

Marilyn A: “I was not impressed with this venue I found it rather boring but if you were into sports in a big way it would more than likely suit you. I did not visit by choice”

Cathy W: “Members enclosure is very good, but THE G is a silly name. The food prices are a disgrace and the quality and ran…

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