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Sidney Myer Music Bowl

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Address: Alexandra Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is located in the Kings Domain Gardens, close to...

The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is located in the Kings Domain Gardens, close to Arts Centre Melbourne and the Southbank entertainment precinct. This hugely popular summertime venue hosts everything from dance festivals, to the rock of Lenny Kravitz to the sounds of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the energy of Kanye West. It is also home to Carols by Candlelight and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's free summertime concert series. Capacity varies, depending on event type. Getting there: If you are driving to the venue Arts Centre Melbourne car park is a short walk from the Bowl with entry from the rear off Sturt or Kavanagh Streets. Otherwise it is a short walk from Flinders Street Station or a tram ride up St Kilda Road.

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Great venue for the Christmas Carols

Attended the Sidney Myer Music Bowels to go the iconic Carols on Christmas eve. A terrific venue. Seats were comfortable and access was easy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Traralgon, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Built into the side of a hill in Kings Domain and only a short walk from the center of Melbourne this open air concert venue provides a great asset to Melbourne. Unfortunately it is used infrequently and in the summer so it does get all the activity it might deserve. in daylight it looks drab and gloomy.

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Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the Sidney Myer Music Bowels to go the iconic Carols on Christmas eve. A terrific venue. Seats were comfortable and access was easy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We visited the Sidney Myer Music Bowl for Disney Under the Stars and it was out of this world fantastic. This whole event was just put together amazingly with great performances and the screen behind was awesome. We sat on the dressed area with a perfect view. You do need to get there early if you want a good spot,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have been watching Carols by Candlelight that are held here on TV for years so to actually be able to go down and climb onto the stage was just a dream come true. What a wonderful iconic attraction Melbourne has in this and we just loved it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent place to visit flying on tiger airlines from Melbourne to Sidney was cheep and a good flight. Stayed at Marriott in Sidney excellent accomodation

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

It is located in the Kings Domain Gardens and on the opposite side of the river to the various sporting facilities and if you are in the area such as walking the river or the Botanic Gardens it is worth a visit.. It is enhanced when there is a function on but worth seeing. as well as enjoying the parks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Beautifully located by the Yarra and the world famous Royal Melbourne Botanical Garden, you cannot find a better place to unwind and chill out to watch the night sky! Our yearly Carol by Candlelight is held here! The landscape is so well done that people just love sitting on the grass to watch the shows! Well planned indeed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Myer is the biggest department store china in Australia. Its flagship store is in Bourke St, in he centre of Melbourne. The Myer Music Bowl is the gift of the Myer family to the people of Melbourne. It is just out of the City and is used regularly, for events such as the annual Candles by Candlelight each Christmas. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

the majical morement of christmas singing carrols lighting candels kids around this is christmas the entertainers, santa lov every yr. I saw shirly Bassy here yrs ago the great pianist.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

A gift to Melbourne by the Myer family and still used on regular occasions. Check the net for times and events.

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