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Address: Alexandra Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03-9281 8360

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A beautiful ampitheatre

The Myer Music Bowl is the scene for Carols by Candlelight every year. I wanted to go check it out and had seen a concert here many years ago. The seating is under cover but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Myer Music Bowl is the scene for Carols by Candlelight every year. I wanted to go check it out and had seen a concert here many years ago. The seating is under cover but the lawn is in the open. On a summers day it would be lovely but on a chilly winters day not so pleasant.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This open door arena was named after the benefactor Sydney Myer who was the chairman of Myers until he died in 1956. The most popular event every year is the Carols by Candlelight and it raises much needed money for the blind.

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Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

okay for concerts, if you do not have a seat then it is hard to see the acts and if the weather is bad then it is no good, needs a few big screens around the venue. A lot of history with this venue, many famous acts have played here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

if yiour here in summer a must to find out when free concerts are and sit out here on warm sumer days in the botanical gardens , relaxing and enjoyable

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Klaipeda, Lithuania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Nice structure of the building and plenty of grass for picnic, but definitely not the must-visit place for tourists.

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Mornington, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have been here twice, once for a festival and once for Jack Johnson. Both times the toilets where pretty gross. Other then that the lawn is big and it's a good set up.

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Sidney Myer Music Bowl looks like a lovely public place for concerts, but don't go out of your way as a tourist to go here, unless you're going to an event. I imagine it would be quite fun to have a picnic there at an event, but it's not an attraction designed for tourists. Go with a local to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I only walked by it while strolling through the gardens, and since there was no live concert or anything taking place there, it left pretty much zero impression. I am assuming, you go there for the act, not for the "bowl" itself, the act and the atmosphere that comes with it makes the impression. Otherwise it's just a concrete cave... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

On a beautiful evening the Sidney Myer Music Bowl is the most spectacular concert venue. I've seen two concerts here this year and was lucky enough to have perfect weather on both occasions, so it was amazing. We selected to sit in the seated area so got a great close up view. The sound is superb, the shape of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Myer Music Bowl was funded by the late Sydney Myer, one of Australia's great philanthropists. The open air bowl is used throughout the year for concerts and performances. Candles by Candlelight, one of Melbourne's most loved events, is held there every year before Christmas. Sidney Myer founded the Myer department store chain. The Mural Hall in the Myer Bourke... More 

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Address: Alexandra Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03-9281 8360
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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