The renovated Athenaeum Theatre dates back to 1886 and is topped by a statue of Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom.
Melbourne Town Hall
The Melbourne Town Hall has been used as a civic and entertainment venue since 1870. Queen Elizabeth II took tea here in 1954, and the...
Facing each other on the corners of Russell and Collins Sts are the 1873 decorative Gothic Scots Church and the 1866 St Michael’s...
A not-for-profit company that performs a classic repertoire in the stunning Athenaeum . Prices are deliberately kept affordable.
Sarti Restaurant Bar
There’s a lot of ciao bella schmooze going on, but the menu doesn’t just flirt – it delivers. A joyful mix of the knowingly modern and...
176 Collins St · interesting places nearby
Long-time love of the local bobo (bourgeois bohemian) tribe. The clothes on the hangers here are as eclectic and earthy as the surrounds and take in the best Australian and New Zealand designers. There’s a selection of own-brand teas and homewares, as well as a peaceful café serving healthy dishes and morish, slightly Moorish cakes.