Directly connected to Melbourne Central, Myer and David Jones, this exclusive shopping centre includes retail outlets for local and international designers, concept stores and a food court specialising in delicious and healthy food.
First opened in 1892, this ornate arcade features mosaic floors, carved stone finishings and a soaring glass canopy. It is famously modelled on the shopping arcades of London, Paris and Milan. There are over 30 retailers including jewellery stores, fashion outlets, giftware and eateries.
Built in 1869, Royal Arcade is a Melbourne icon and the city’s oldest shopping arcade. Located on Bourke Street, this is an elegant arcade with old world features which make you feel as though you’ve travelled back in time. Royal Arcade houses some of the most beautiful shops in Melbourne making for a very special shopping experience.
Melbourne’s general post office building began construction in 1864 and this grand neo-Renaissance style structure in the heart of the city has been a Melbourne icon ever since. Postal services stopped using the building in 2001 and these days it is occupied by Swedish retail giant H&M as well as several cafes, restaurants and other retailers.
Located at the “Paris end” of Collins Street, the centre features a range of fashion outlets, a food court and the premier Kino Cinema
The CBD has some extraordinary shopping centres, factory outlets and shopping precincts.
Best Melbourne CBD Outlet & Shopping Centres
Melbourne also boasts many upscale boutiques, factory outlets and quaint markets for all your shopping needs. Just near Bourke St and Swanston Street, you’ll find major department stores and malls. The major shopping precincts of the city are near La Trobe St, Queen St and Flinders St. There are some quirky and quaint shops, tiny cafes, restaurants and food courts.
Throughout these areas, you’ll find many well-known brand’s shops, designer stores, souvenir shops, boutiques and upscale outlets. Although bargain shopping is harder to find here, you can try your luck at some of the local arts and crafts stalls. After an enjoyable shopping experience, relax at a café and enjoy sipping on some of the best coffee Melbourne has to offer.