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Address: Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes...

Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming.

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An amazing part of the city.

Southbank is open, available and a great walk in any type of weather. Melbourne being typical Melbourne it was sunny when we left the hotel, rained throughout lunch and was warm... read more

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8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Southbank is open, available and a great walk in any type of weather. Melbourne being typical Melbourne it was sunny when we left the hotel, rained throughout lunch and was warm and clear again all evening (went in winter). So walking up and down Southbank meant we were outside and enjoying the weather regardless!

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Thank Nicole P
Darwin, Australia
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was good for a visit, did not find anything different to other shops but we from a small town and anything is better than nothing

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Thank SuePC2015
Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place to wander along, to stop and have a meal or just a drink, or to just people watch. There is always something going on.

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Thank AnneChester
Broadbeach, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great area to walk through. Good vibe. Fire show at night. Only downside is the large amount of smokers.

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Swan Hill, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A trip to Melbourne probably requires a visit to Southbank. Walk along the Yarra enjoying the water fountains and fire displays in the evening or inside through the shopping areas. There is a food court near the cinema where we have eaten and there is alot to choose from. Or there is plenty of restaurants if you are looking for... More 

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Thank malleegirl
Maryborough, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a lovely walk from Flinders Street Station along the Yarra River and over the Evan Walker Bridge to Southbank. The view to Princes Bridge was lovely. I would recommend this to anyone and whilst in Southbank have a lovely meal in one of the many Restaurants.

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Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice stroll at any time. Day or night. At night make sure you catch the 'dragon' flames outside the crown casino! Only on at certain times.

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Thank Sharon E
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you knew Melbourne back in the 50's & 60's you would realise what a magnificent improvement Southbank has made to the Melbourne scene. Like most cities, areas that were once eyesores have become beautiful entertainment and city living areas. From the Flinders Street Station Bridge (where you get access to Southbank) the whole waterfront along the embankment has been... More 

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Thank William B
Toowoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So much choice and variety. Was nice to just wander along the promenade and check out all that was about.

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Thank Deirdre L
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think it has more life in the evening but during the day it seemed to lack character. All of the restaurants look the same and many are overpriced for what they are. The usual buskers make it appear like a tourist trap.

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