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Introduction

Brunswick Street, Melbourne

Brunswick Street, Melbourne

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The bohemian suburb of Fitzroy is home to some of Melbourne's best pubs and restaurants, with groovy Brunswick Street at the centre of the action.

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Events and Festivals

  • Johnston Street Fiesta - In November Johnston Street comes alive to celebrate Melbourne's Spanish speaking community.

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Getting there

By public transport

  • The 112 tram (St Kilda-West Preston) goes right through Brunswick Street. You can catch it on Collins Street in the city.
  • The 86 tram (Docklands-Bundoora) will take you down Gertrude Street and Smith Street. Catch it in the direction of Bundoora from Bourke Street in the city.
  • The 96 tram (St Kilda-East Brunswick) will take you down Nicholson Street, which runs parallel with Brunswick Street. It can be caught from Bourke Street in the city.

Travel time on all three tram lines should be roughly 15 minutes from the city.

If you want to save some money, you could also catch the free city circle tram (10am-6pm daily). Get off at stop 10 and walk from there. It is about 5-10 minutes walking distance from the heart of Brunswick Street.

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Eat

There is no shortage of restaurants lining Brunswick Street.

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Drink

Night Cat. 141 Johnston St, Fitzroy.

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Sleep

Hostels

  • The Nunnery, 116 Nicholson Street. Tel:+61 (3) 9419 8637 [1]

B&Bs

  • King Boutique Accommodation, 122 Nicholson St. Tel:+61 (3) 9417 1113 [2]

Hotels/Motels

  • Metropole Hotel Apartments, 44 Brunswick St. Tel:+61 (3) 9411 8100 [3]

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Keep connected

Internet

  • Binary Bar, 243 Brunswick Street
  • World Wide Wash, 361 Brunswick St

Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

Post

Australia Post is the government's postal service. Most suburbs will have at least one post office. A standard letter or postcard sent within Australia will cost $0.55. Internationally, it costs $1.40 to send postcards anywhere in the world. Letters cost $1.45 to send within the Asia Pacific region and $2.10 to anywhere else in the world.[4]. It is also possible to send things as parcels or by express mail.

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