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Hello Dandenong

The Central Dandenong Precinct is the largest precinct in Greater Dandenong and offers a vibrant and diverse urban landscape that makes Dandenong a must-visit destination for lovers of food, culture and the arts.

Located just 30km from Melbourne’s CBD, with ample parking and close to public transport it has become a popular shopping destination both for local residents and the wider community.  

Say 'Hello' to Dandenong!

Visit the cultural precincts

Dandenong is home to some of Melbourne's most celebrated authentic cultural precincts. Experience Little India or the Afghan Bazaar where you are spoilt for choice when it comes to cuisine, produce and shopping.

Enjoy culture and the arts

Art lovers can get their fix at Walker St Gallery and Art Centre and theatre buffs can enjoy first-class productions at Drum Theatre.

Visit our oldest icon

Love a market? Visitors to the Dandenong Market, a celebrated icon of the centre opening form 1866, can enjoy a variety of fresh food and produce and specialised stalls.

Download 'Hello Dandenong' map and guide (PDF - 1.13MB)

Hello Dandenong Map


Looking for a great bite in central Dandenong?

The 'Great Bites' foodies guide highlights some of the great places to eat in Central Dandenong, Noble Park and Noble Park.

The restaurants and cafes listed in the guide are only a sample of the wonderful food in the area, so explore and see what Greater Dandenong has to offer.

More information on the Great Bites Foodies Guide

Wanting an experience off the beaten track? Then get discover some of the best kept food secrets in the small neighbourhood shopping centres with Great Bites Hidden Gems. 

More information on Great Bites Hidden Gems

 Great Bites Foodies Guies Greater Dandenong City of Opportunity

Getting to Dandenong

By car

Dandenong is located 30 minutes from Melbourne's CBD via the Monash Freeway and Eastlink. Visit the  parking meters, ticket machines and fees page for street parking information or alternatively parking is available in the multi-deck, visit  multi-deck car parks page

Download Central Dandenong Parking Map

Public transport

Dandenong Train Station is centrally located and only a few minutes walk from the main shopping precinct.

These is a bus interchange at the Dandenong Train Station and also in Langhorne Street, making travel in and out of central Dandenong convenient for all.

Articles and publications 

Read Herald Sun, Taste Magazine, 30 June 2015