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South Yarra

South Yarra is another popular suburb of Melbourne; located just a few kilometres south-east of the CBD. Just like Southbank, South Yarra is very popular amongst both visitors and locals. Why not stay in the local accommodation options here and choose from the range of quality apartments, hotels and house rentals.

Shopping in this suburb is quite popular and visitors often come here to check out Chapel Street and Toorak Road. Each of these streets is a major shopping hub. Visitors will find many upscale shopping stores, trendy boutiques and wide choices of designer clothing and homewares.

South Yarra Accommodation, Apartments, Hotels & Rentals

Apart from the main shopping regions, there is a lot to see and do here. The cafe culture of South Yarra welcomes coffee lovers, with many streets lined with cafes and small restaurants. Whether you want to grab a coffee or sit back and enjoy the atmosphere, there are plenty of places to choose from. Restaurants in South Yarra include many types and budgets; such as upscale dining venues, local eateries, as well as family owned restaurants.

If you’re interested in art and culture, check out South Yarra’s many art galleries, studios and museums. Gould Galleries is one of the more prominent galleries popular with visitors and locals alike. Visit the local studios to see the works of local and popular national artists.

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