#1 best-selling guide to Melbourne Lonely Planet's Pocket Melbourne is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Melbourne's celebrated laneways, sip an artisan coffee at a hipster cafe, or shop your way through the many boutiques; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Melbourne and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Melbourne: *Full-colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Free, convenient pull-out Melbourne map (included in print version), plus over 11 colour neighbourhood maps *User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time *Covers City Centre, Southbank, South Melbourne, Albert Park, South Yarra, Prahran, Richmond, Fitzroy, Carlton, St Kilda and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Melbourne, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Melbourne's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Melbourne & Victoria guide. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Australia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Trent Holden and Kate Morgan. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. *Best-selling guide to Melbourne. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA.