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Australian Treasure Walks - Melbourne Lanes and Arcades

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Wandering around Melbourne city.

When visiting the information centre in Federation Square, we were given a brochure of walking... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Paul Helen F
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Enjoy the Melbourne culture

Arcades and lanes walks are an excellent way to absorb the culture of Melbourne. There are numerous... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Graeme D
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29 Aug 2018
“Wandering around Melbourne city.”
11 Mar 2018
“Enjoy the Melbourne culture”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

When visiting the information centre in Federation Square, we were given a brochure of walking tours in and around the arcades. This turned out to be a great few hours of visiting some really unique stores, yummy place to eat and have a coffee or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul Helen F
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Arcades and lanes walks are an excellent way to absorb the culture of Melbourne. There are numerous walks available in the CBD and inner suburbs. Reference to the web site listed below will provide visitors with a useful guide to what is available. Its a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Graeme D
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

There are many lanes, some hidden, most known only to the locals. Each has a history and a hidden gem or more. We saw moving ornate clock pieces, like what you might see in old clock towers in Europe. We saw many beautiful old buildings...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Few cities (certainly not in Australia) can match the interest of Melbourne's inner city alleyways and lane-ways - so much character intermixed with wonderful retailing and cafes.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Met our guide: Nicholas Jones. this morning. Right from the introductions of the group we were walking with, I felt comfortable and that it was going to be fun. Nicholas not only knew some of the interesting historical facts about the buildings as he pointed...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ngaronoa
Reviewed 8 July 2016

You can download a map of all the laneways and arcades or pick one up from the visitor centre in Federation Square and explore at your leisure. The Block Arcade is beautiful, lots of high end shops while Hardware Lane is full of hip restaurants....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Glenys51_12
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Walk around Melbourne CBD and find interesting painting. Always like Melbourne, full of sense of culture.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank FloraZou
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The only way to truly feel the spirit of Melbourne is to take this tour. We walked and had a snack and had lunch with a fantastic enthused knowledgeable guide. We must have found every nook and cranky of Melbourne. The smallest bar, wall graffiti...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank howard_dorothy
Reviewed 2 November 2015

A great way to get your bearings & here stories & tales of old Melbourne & more modern stories too, as you potter around Melbournes heart !!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank pdw55
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We loved walking the arcade walk. You can go in the visitor information by the main square, and pick up little maps for different walks around town. We did this arcade walk, and then the river walk. The arcade walk takes you down small streets...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Karen B
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