Located near the Royal Exhibition Building and Melbourne Museum, the Carlton Gardens are filled with beauty and romance and suited to host one of the most special days of your life. If you’ve been dreaming of incorporating significant history into your own significant wedding day, this venue will certainly suffice. The Carlton Gardens were designed for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880. The Royal Exhibition Building and the surrounding Carlton Gardens are World Heritage listed. The venue has maintained its original historic form, and would serve as a charming space to host your romantic celebration.
Envision you and your partner exchanging heartfelt vows in an environment of historic elegance. The red carpet of your wedding ceremony leads to a stunning space complete with either of the ornate Hochgurtel or French fountains set against the beautiful Renaissance-inspired architecture of the Royal Exhibition Building in the background. With 14 different lawn possibilities to host your wedding, the Carlton Gardens are impressively expansive and exquisitely manicured. The Royal Exhibition Building and the gorgeous fountain sit in the center of the gardens. With such lush greenery and countless trees, the natural beauty of the Carlton Gardens will blow you and your guests away. In addition to the greenery, there are historic plantings in honor of the Dailai Lama, many flowerbeds, decorative miniature lakes and the famous water fountain to add depth to your wedding photography. There are countless opportunities for romantic couple’s portraits due to the availability of so many lawns and elegant landscaping details.
The Carlton Gardens are an excellent outdoor venue to hold a classic, sophisticated wedding with a great amount of space to host your big party. While it's conveniently located near the City, it's also the perfect location to take a stroll with the loved one for a quiet pre-wedding engagement photo session.
Wedding Photography Locations: Carlton Gardens, Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building