Visit St Kilda - Best of St Kilda

St Kilda is a suburb (neighborhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Port Phillip. At the 2011 Census, St Kilda had a population of 17,795. St Kilda was named after a schooner, Lady of St Kilda (which moored at the main beach for much of 1841) by Charles La Trobe, and the ship's master and early settler Lieutenant James Ross Lawrence. During the Victorian and Edwardian eras, St Kilda became a favoured suburb of Melbourne's elite, and many palatial mansions were constructed along its hills and waterfront. Shortly after the turn of the 20th century, St Kilda served a similar function for Melburnians as did Coney Island to the residents of New York City and its history draws an interesting parallel. Densely populated postwar St Kilda became Melbourne's red-light district, home to low-cost rooming houses. Since the late 1960s, St Kilda has become known for its culture of bohemianism and as home to many prominent artists, musicians and subcultures, including punks, LGBT and techno scene. While some of these groups still maintain a presence in St Kilda, in recent years the district has experienced rapid gentrification pushing many lower socio-economic groups out to other areas. St Kilda is home to many of Melbourne's famous visitor attractions including Luna Park, the Esplanade Hotel, Acland Street and Fitzroy Street. It is home to St Kilda Beach, Melbourne's most famous beach, several renowned theatres and several of Melbourne's big events and festivals.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for St Kilda in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore St Kilda like a local. After your splendid visit to St Kilda, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Melbourne. Take a short trip from St Kilda and set some time aside to explore the Melbourne. Dotted with places like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach St Kilda, you'll have to take a flight to Melbourne; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in St Kilda can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for St Kilda*

  • Pollution Statistics in St Kilda

    Know the pollution level of St Kilda before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.67 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.37 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.82 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.7 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.06 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.32 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.27 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.52 (Very Low)
  • St Kilda: Crime and Safety

    How safe is St Kilda for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in St Kilda.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.87 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.89 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.76 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.11 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.11 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.24 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.99 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.91 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.86 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.18 (Moderate)
  • Living in St Kilda - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of St Kilda is 184.9 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.3 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.48 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.62 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.1 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.55 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.73 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 126.08 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in St Kilda

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in St Kilda

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.23 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.34 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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