According to Wikipedia In 1837 George Langhorne named the area Pur-ra-ran, a compound of two aboriginal words, meaning “land partially surrounded by water”. When he informed the Surveyor-General Robert Hoddle of the name, it was written as “Prahran”. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prahran,_Victoria
Today it is a bustling cultural hub of fashion, food, entertainment, shopping and places to be seen! Here are a few of the iconic streets and places in Prahran;
- Commercial road boast; Prahran Market to The Emerson Hotel,
- Cecil street you can find David’s for what’s been called the best local dumplings and hot yoga can be found at Humming Puppy,
- Greville street has a lot to offer from and it even has its own facebook page- yes a street does! https://www.facebook.com/GrevilleStreet/ from Cargo coffee bar to one of our favourites St Edmonds (more coffee shops can be found at the bean hunter https://www.beanhunter.com/search?locationId=4332) Through to Aesop’s store like a little pocket of beautiful smells and organic feeling products to Artboy Gallery, Greville Records and Mag Nation for art, vinyl and mags and restaurants such as the french classic Chez Olivier http://www.chezolivier.com.au/ to bars and nightclubs such as Boutique Nightclub.
- Chapel Street from high end boutiques and wide variety of speciality stores, some of the suburb’s best Thai food to the suburb’s dirtiest nightclub (Revolver)
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