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Top things to do in South Yarra - Explore South Yarra

The beautiful suburb located south of Melbourne is a location where there is so much to see and so many things to do. The fancy neighbourhood is a delightful place to explore on vacation.


Royal Botanic gardens

The most popular tourist attraction in South Yarra is the Royal Botanic Gardens and consists of more than 94 acres of land. Located close to most of the hotels and apartments such as Oaks South Yarra, the Royal Botanic Garden is a truly delightful place to visit as a start to your explorations in South Yarra. When you visit the garden you realise why it is so popular as it is well maintained and there are many different types of trees, bushes, flowers, and butterflies you cal witness and learn about.


Moonlight Cinema

Moonlight Cinema is a great location to spend a romantic evening as you get to watch popular recent releases or retro movies out in the open, under the stars in the cool breeze. You can bring your own picnic hamper or purchase one from the location itself. The outdoor excursion takes place only from the end of November to mid-March due to weather conditions. Since this is a sought-after activity by many who come on romantic get-aways it is best to make reservations in advance in order to avoid disappointment.


Leonard's House of Love

Not located too far from serviced apartments in South Yarra is the famous Leonard's House of Love. An American bar that has been in the neighbourhood for decades and has become part and partial of the community. With burgers, finger food and a variety of pizzas you can opt for some cold beer or try the Bathtub Lager the pub is famous for


Maker & Monger

Locals know the full story behind the Maker & Monger food cart which started as a small business but later developed into a shop which is complete of 40 seats, in house dining and take-away. It is known to have some of the most delightful food in South Yarra which has become a favourite of locals and tourists alike.


Justin Art House Museum

The Justin Art House Museum is the home of late Charles and Lea Justin who were avid art collectors. The museum consists of over 300 pieces of art that were collected over the four decades and if you wish to you can arrange for a guided tour to find more details about the exhibits.


Shrine of Remembrance

The Shrine of Remembrance is a must-visit location in South Yarra as it is an iconic place in Melbourne. The location serves as a place of remembrance and respect for those who have served in war and peacekeeping and especially those who were killed in WWi. The location used to be on the list of ancient wonders of the world.


Chapel Street Bazaar

The Chapel Street Bazaar is a retro-obsessive arcade that has been upgraded to a shopping centre of things that are only sourced and made in Australia. You will come across a variety of products ranging from trinkets, jewellery, clothing, accessories, scarfs, shoes and even bags. If you look for unique gifts to get for your family and friends back home you are able to do all the shopping at the Chapel Street Bazaar

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