Footscray is one of the suburbs in Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. The suburb is located 5 km from the west of the capital city and it is named after Foots Cray, on the River Cray in London, England.
Apart from this, the land area of this region covers nearly 5km2 and the suburbs, which are surrounded by Footscray are Maidstone, Footscray West, Kingsville, Maribyrnong, Seddon, Flemington, West Melbourne and Yarraville.
Since the suburb is very nearer to Melbourne, the climatic conditions are more or less similar to it. Interestingly, the suburb changes its weather often in a single day. In addition to this, there is a warm and dry region in the northwest and snow areas to the north west of the suburb. The suburb gets abundant rainfall from June to September followed by hot weather in the months from December to January. The best time to visit this beautiful city is in the month between March and May.
Footscray has some beautiful tourist spots like Maribyrnong River Cruises, The Riverside Apartments, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Melbourne Zoo, Wildlife Tours, Coral Aquarium Pets etc.