Located just east of the city centre of Melbourne Australia, the suburb of South Yarra has a wide range of fashion shops, from the latest to boutique. It also has a good selection of eateries, restaurants, pubs and nightlife. See map : Melbourne Australia Map. The best shopping areas are marked in yellow stripes, along Toorak Road and Chapel St, but you can find even more shops in the smaller side streets.
Two landmark buildings are the Jam Factory, with its Village cinemas and upscale fashion shops, as well as Prahan Market, great for fresh produce. Exploring the residential areas of the district, you will see many large Victorian homes, excellent examples of architecture from the 19th century.
The Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens are also located here, towards the city centre.
South Yarra is also home to a number of excellent Melbourne restaurants.
Trams from the city, numbers 78 and 79 can take you to Chapel St. in South Yarra. You can also take the number 8 and number 72 from Swanston Street.
Trains from the city can take you to South Yarra Station, Hawksburn station further south east, or Prahan Train Station the next, further south. See the train stations Map: Melbourne Train Stations Map.
There are conveniently located hotels in South Yarra, bed & breakfasts near the beach or in the city center or suburbs, caravan parks, serviced apartments and holiday homes.
Main Photo: The Jam Factory in South Yarra has 16 Village cinemas, fashion shops and food
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