Southbank, Melbourne

4.6
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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  • With 10 yrs passing since my last visit to Melbourne Southbank must be one of the main attractions along the promenade, With so many modern high-rise expensive apartments & office blocks. Many invitin...  more »
  • It’s a pretty place with a ton of bars and restaurants and it’s just a nice place to walk up and down, both morning and night.  more »
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