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Published May 21st 2017
Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, Queen Victoria Village or commonly referred to as QV Melbourne is one of the top retail precincts in the city. This large urban complex with shops, offices and residences covers an entire block between Swanston, Lonsdale, Little Lonsdale and Russell Streets.
It was previously the Queen Victoria Women's Hospital site. Today the Queen Victoria Women's Centre at 210 Lonsdale Street remains an architectural and historical link while flanked by modern structures and an open-air, pedestrian-only laneway network.
It is an excellent shopping spot with an eclectic mix of laneway boutiques representing premium fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. You can also find the CBD's largest Woolworths and Big W, Dan Murphy's, Harvey Norman and Domayne, Officeworks and Platinum Fitness First.
There are two levels of restaurants, cafes and food hall offering a wide variety of cuisine such as Chinese, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Japanese, Mexican, Greek, American and much more. It hosts many free shopping, art and lifestyle events throughout the year including special seasonal programs.