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Retirement Living Melbourne Western Suburbs (Victoria)
Retirement living in Melbourne’s Western suburbs is filled with multiculturalism and a diverse range of ethnic communities.
If you’re a foodie who loves trying the dishes of the world, you’ll find South East Asian markets, Italian cannoli, Ethiopian coffee and Chinese dishes all throughout the West, although particularly in Footscray.
The Little Saigon Market is also a good place to stock up on tropical fruits and Vietnamese groceries.
Footscray is also home to the Footscray Market, where you can find exotic spices and ingredients just 10 minutes from the CBD.
For sports and recreation you can cheer on the Western Bulldogs at their training sessions, enjoy the Chinese New Year fireworks every year and the Tet Lunar Year Festival (a Vietnamese festival celebrating with dancing dragons, food stalls and live music.
The Westgate Parks offers some greenery and is still within close proximity to the city. It’s a place to go for a walk, run or cycle with plenty of designated walking tracks to make it easy.
You can have a picnic with family or friends and admire the Yarra River or the Port Melbourne foreshore.