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Why Go?

Sophisticated bayside boomtown that's friendlier, artier, and simpler to navigate than Sydney

A veritable glut of fine food and wine—with festivals and events to celebrate it

An amalgam of personality-driven neighborhoods: hedonistic St. Kilda, boho Fitzroy, stylish South Yarra and Prahran

What To Skip

Lygon Street, it's too tired

What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Family, Food + Wine, Nightlife, Shopping

When To Go:

January, February, March, December


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