is a bayside suburb. It is located on one of the more picturesque points of the
Bay, just a short distance from the city. It has clean safe sandy beaches, despite
formerly being known for the plentitude of prostitutes and druggies. St Kilda
is a remarkable place which is a favourite for visitors to Melbourne and locals
One hundred years ago St Kilda was one of the most fashionable suburbs,
with exotic huge mansions and guest houses being created. Mid 20th century it
became was synonomous with crime, prostitution and drugs. but now with the massive
increase in housing prices and the close proximity to the city St Kilda has become
one of Melbourne's most fashionable suburbs.
St Kilda is alive with development
with new apartments, new restaurants, cafes, and a new exciting image. It is a
mecca for tourists and Melbournians alike. Or just people watching.
Park is an old seaside amusement park with working wooden roller coaster and many
other loopy rides.
On Sunday St Kilda hosts an art and craft market along
the Esplanade. The Espy hotel is there too, overlooking the beach. There is lots
of night life, at places like the Prince and the George.