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Southbank, Melbourne

#17 of 801 in Things to do in Melbourne
Landmark · Tourist Spot
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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  • So many places to choose from to eat. Most have indoor and outdoor dining along the waterfront which is really nice. Was not very busy. Not sure if this is down to covid or it’s normally like this...  more »
  • We visited Southbank after many months in lock down and enjoyed our outing there. Its always a favourite spot for us and is walking distance to Flinders Street Station. Melbournians were embracing...  more »

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