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“yarra river”(278 reviews)
“crown casino”(129 reviews)
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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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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Strolling Southbank on a warm summer evening is one of the things that needs to be done. There is a great atmosphere; a real buzz from the crowds who are all doing the same as you - milling around and soaking it all up.

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Aptly named. Lots to see ambling along, street performers. Lots of places to eat or get a drink. Restaurants, ice cream parlours. Casual seating & grassed areas overlooking the Yarra. Good place to watch the world.

Thank PMQNthCoast
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in Southbank and went walking here at all times of the day. Great restaurants, river walks, shopping and bars. Lots of buskers here too. On a nice day it has great views of city skyline. At dusk, the windows in the skyscrapers really...More

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

South Bank is Melbournes dining and entertainment precinct along the Yarra River from St Kilda Road near the arts center towards Crown Casino. It’s more orientated towards adults than families with younger children, but there are a few places to dine that are ok with...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner in the casino complex and went for a nice stroll along the Yarra taking in the street theatre and local atmosphere.

Thank Passenger608384
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked Southbank from the NGV to my hotel in Spencer Street. Southbank is so well set up for exploring, with interesting buildings, river views, colourful bridges and sculptures. Wish we had something so beautiful here in Sydney!

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place for strolling and watching the world go by. It is also a convenient place to catch a bite to eat. A melting pot of tourists and locals alike.

Thank Jeremyfromperth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked along the Promenade at night with all the lights,so beautiful. Then same thing during the next day and it looked so different. Checked out the shops and then went to crown for lunch.Check it out and you will be surprised.

Thank Journey402397
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Southbank as it is known is full of surprises, however you have to be ready to wander. There are many restauraunts and quick food places inside. These are also interspersed with other shops well worth visiting. You should also note tgat the river walk also...More

Thank McMillan46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern centre of Melbourne with cafes, bars, restaurants, theatre, art and Crown Casino. The flames of fire at night are interesting.

Thank Robert K
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hocestbellum
3 January 2018|
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Response from Lissette0708 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this is a question. Fact is, I have walked there both day and night and never experienced any issues. No "roughsleepers", no loitering, or potsmoking "disadvantaged" people. Perhaps it's a misconception but... More
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Ymosi E
29 July 2015|
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Response from Star707 | Reviewed this property |
The ubiquitous Food Hall on the ground level will have heaps of breakfast options if it is just fuel that you are looking for. If you can be bothered, hop on a tram and get yourself to the Victoria Market which is nearby (or... More
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