Melbourne - A Taste of Turkey at the Queen Victoria Market

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A Taste of Turkey at the Queen Victoria Market

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(4 reviews)
Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne, Australia
45 mins

About the tour

Queen Victoria Market presents the Turkish Pazar, recreating the street bazaars of Turkey. We'll find a delicious array of Turkish street food while friendly stall holders will share information about their culture. Tents will display Turkish arts and handicrafts while roving performers and artists will provide entertainment. You can't miss the colourful Australian Ottoman Mehter Band, the Australian Division of the oldest military band in the world. Turkish migration to Australia only began in the 1960s but now these migrants and their descendants are part of the wonderful mix of people in multicltural Melbourne. We thank them for their input and for their glorious food!

Meet Susanna


Susanna is an avid reader of historical detective novels, a radio producer, civil celebrant, over-worked grandmother and, for fun, she reconstructs Ancient Roman recipes. For over 30 years she taught adults, particularly women, in the technical aspects of radio broadcasting and film production, or how to get out there and just do it. She's also been a social worker, a consulting psychologist, stage actor and barmaid. Susanna is a proud descendant of 19th century convicts, republicans and revolutionaries and still wants to be a time-traveller.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Melbourne with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Melbourne. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Sonja M.

25 May 2021

Thanks for bringing us these cultural festivals! I love that Melbourne embraces multiculturalism so well. Very interesting vendors, there was food, textiles, art and many unique shops. My only recommendation would be to possibly research before some of the traditions of that culture so you can tell us the names of the food or items. Alternatively, you can interview vendors so we get more context.

Reuben D.

24 May 2021

A very colourful and lively tour 😊 Susanna made it through the crowds very well and got some great shots over the shoulders of the horn players in the marching band. Great tour!

Orysia S.

23 May 2021

Nice to see so many people enjoying life again

Chris (Arizona) M.

23 May 2021

What a fun tour with Susanna! The music, colors, and food as well as the general party-like atmosphere made this so enjoyable.

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