Camberwell is a suburb located 13 km (8 miles) east of Melbourne’s Central Business District, in the Australian state of Victoria. Camberwell is part of the local government area of the City of Boroondara. The upscale suburb of Camberwell is known for its shopping, and a number of posh high schools. Melbourne is the capital and most populated city in the Australian state of Victoria, It is situated on the Port Phillip Bay, on the estuary of the Yarra River.
The Camberwell Sunday Market has been in operation since 1976. It is made up of over 300 stalls, and specialises in second hand and vintage clothing, as well as books, furniture, and crafts. Camberwell’s economy is tied to Melbourne’s finance, manufacturing, research, IT, education, logistics, transportation, and tourism industries. This city provides office space for many of Australia’s largest corporations that include ANZ, BHP Billiton (the world’s largest mining company), the National Australia Bank, Rio Tinto, and Telstra.
Entertainment And Dining Out
One of the interesting sights in Camberwell is Fordham Gardens. This community park features children’s play equipment, a BBQ area, and green space to enjoy. The suburb is near Melbourne, which allows travellers to take advantage of options such as the Melbourne Museum. This is Australia’s largest museum. It offers an indoor rainforest, the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, and a giant Rubik’s-cube-shaped Children’s Museum. There are intriguing displays that feature native insects, dinosaurs, and more. Dining in Camberwell includes options such as Magic City, Juventino Italian Restaurant, Italy 1, Amici Trattoria, Caffe Moravia, and Café Platia. The restaurant here called ‘Sofias’ is a Melbourne institution. It serves inexpensive and delicious Italian food. The restaurant is famous for its large portions and if you order the gelato for desert you’ll get a multi-coloured pile of flavours big enough for 10 people.
The nearest major airport to the Camberwell is Melbourne Airport. This airport offers international and domestic flights 39 km (24 miles) from the suburb. Another major airport in the area is Avalon Airport, offering domestic flights 67 km (41 miles) from Camberwell. Camberwell Junction serves three tram routes - the Belgrave, Lilydale, and Alamein train lines. East Camberwell, Riversdale, Willison, and Hartwell stations also lie within the suburb’s boundaries. Several bus routes also cover the area.