Princes Bridge, originally Prince's Bridge, is a bridge in central Melbourne, Australia that spans the Yarra River. It is built on the site of one of the oldest river crossings in the city, and forms a gateway into the central city from the south. The bridge connects Swanston Street on the north bank of the Yarra River to St Kilda Road on the south bank, and carries road, tram and pedestrian traffic. The present bridge was built in 1888 and is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.To visit Princes Bridge and other attractions in Melbourne, use our Melbourne trip itinerary planning site.
Because of its position, Princes Bridge is often a focal point for celebratory events in Melbourne such as the Moomba Festival, New Year's Eve and many celebrations taking place on the Yarra River where it flows through the city.
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Princes Bridge Reviews
The bridge was named after,prince Edward I believe.it's a nice bridge near Federation Square that has nice features. more »
Princes Bridge connects the CBD to Melbourne's southern suburbs. Pedestrians cross the bridge to get to the National Gallery of Victoria and the Arts Precinct. It's also popular with cyclists. Trams.... more »
Possibly Melbourne's most famous bridge. Great views of the city and the Yarra river when crossing it. You never know who you'll meet crossing it.
Brings you back to England. The bridge between city and the Art Centre. Lovely view of Yarra.
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