A 22 minute train ride from the Flinders Street on the Sandringhar line in Melbourne to Brigton will take you to the enchanting Brighton area. Located at merely 11 km from the Melbourne Central Business District, Brighton is a suburb of Melbourne.
Named after the Brighton in England, the Brighton of Melbourne is home to some of the wealthiest families in Australia. The most important attraction here is the Brighton beach, which is a long stretch of white sand ideal for sunbathing. The Beach Road located on the beach coastline is a popular route for cycling.
Dendy Street Beach is the possessor of the most iconic tourist attractions of Melbourne – the Bathing Boxes. These colourful bathing boxes, which are also known as beach cabin or beach hut are generally used as a shelter from the sun and wind and to change in and out of swimming costumes. The historical Middle Brighton Municipal Baths, Royal Brighton Yacht Club, the Middle Brighton Pier and Breakwater are a few popular places located in the middle of Middle Brighton Beach and Sandown St Beach.
For those looking for churches and unique residences can go to the North Road in Brighton. The North Road Pavilion is filled with popular cafes and from here tourists can catch a splendid view of the Melbourne city skyline and the Port Philip Bay.