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MacRobertson Bridge

Grange Road, Toorak, Stonnington, Victoria 3142, Australia
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Crossing an inconvenient little river

The Yarra River is not wide, but it inconveniently divides Melboune into two halves. Sir Macpherson... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
Love this bridge

Best to get a bicycle and ride east out from the city to a long way up the Yarra River. If you are... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
ShanghaiFamily1603
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Shanghai
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Grange Road, Toorak, Stonnington, Victoria 3142, Australia
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The Yarra River is not wide, but it inconveniently divides Melboune into two halves. Sir Macpherson Robertson financed a bridge across the Yarra to help alleviate this problem, The bridge, built in the 1930s in Art Deco style, runs from Toorak to Burnley to this...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Best to get a bicycle and ride east out from the city to a long way up the Yarra River. If you are visiting Melbourne, explore along the river, its so quiet and secluded. But also so close to the city.

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Those who enjoy seeing Art Deco design should cross this bridge or take a look at it from a vantage point (on the Toorak side preferably). There is simple geometric detailing reflecting the bridge's construction date, 1934. Sir MacPherson Robertson ('MacRobertson') funded the construction. He...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

This bridge built and opened in 1934 links Grange Road Toorak with Burnley and although historic and great old bridge it can be a nightmare in peak hour. It is however a convenient way to get from south across the river as there are not...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is a bridge that is best enjoyed from below on the Yarra trail on the Toorak side. Can be a real shocking bottle neck during peak hour. Fascinating story behind bridge. It was built in 1934 to celebrate the centenary of Victoria. The bridge...More

1  Thank JohnG3121
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