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Southbank, Melbourne

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Southbank provides a beautiful setting for a riverside stroll. Along the promenade, take in the view of the sparkling Yarra River, public art, and heritage buildings. Packed with cafes and eateries in between the high-rise buildings, this entertainment and food-driven promenade there offers something for everyone. Cross any of the numerous pedestrian footbridges to get a better view of the pavement chalk art. You’ll see Australia’s tallest tower, the Eureka Tower. Make Southbank a centerpiece of your Melbourne vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Melbourne holiday planner.
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  • Close to CBD, very pleasant walk by the river to 180 discount stores where, among other items, I bought a boxed set of 4 Waterford Crystal glasses for $AUS40 and easily carried them home in my suitcas...  more »
  • My friends and I walked along southbank one night and was amazed at how relaxing of a walk it was, with exciting things to look at every few steps. The casino was right there full of restaurants, bars...  more »
  • Great hotels and restaurants plus everything else you need within walking distance. Would only recommend staying at Southbank.  more »

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