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Just been browsing some of the posts in this forum before our own Perth trip - can someone enlighten me - what does CBD mean?

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Central Business District

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And is this area just a bunch of skyrises and offices like in southern manhattan, new york? or is it mixed with other more interesting things?

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Offices and big chain shops, a few hotels. Located on one side of the main river so there's a few bits and bobs along the riverfront to look at, and a couple of other touristy places- the Mint, the Swan Bells. I personally don't think there's a lot in the CBD for tourists.

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Thanks all. I was just curious to know why people seemed to be staying in hotels here as it didn't sound very nice.

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lesa, people here will also refer to the CBD as the city. Its different from the London version of The City and a better comparison would probably be the area inside the Circle Line, although a bit smaller in Perth's case, but still an area including the main business district, shopping precinct and hotel area.

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Dear Lesa

Peaple stay in the CBD because that where all the hotels are and it makes it easy to get to and from Perths major attractions. The foreshore of the Swan river also runs along the CBD and has bike paths etc which makes for a nice place to walk and ride. Lots of open parkland and gardens in this part of the CBD which breaks up the concrete jungle.

Cheers

HowzatPerth

PS Hopefully one day the many plans to increase the use of the river foreshore will eventually come about as this area really needs to be utillised more.

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