Collins Street
Collins Street
4.5

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The area
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.

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Lisa B
New Zealand219 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Collins st precinct is a great shopping street. Boasting a large mall and the iconic block arcade with its beautiful tiled floor offers an eclectic array of shopping. From art to fashion and delicious French pastries this is worth a visit.
Written 27 May 2024
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tammyBaltimore_Md
Baltimore, MD3,819 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Long street to walk or take the free tram to a set point, tons of shops, including almost every high end you can think of mostly above Town Hall area, dating back from the Gold rush times, beautiful art deco buildings plus churches
Written 29 March 2024
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DJ
Levin, New Zealand118 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
A stroll through Collins Street was done almost every day during our stay. The architecture is fantastic (to be honest most of Melbourne's is) vibrant and busy with loads to see
Written 9 February 2024
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Jimvin
Caterham, UK1,185 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
I stayed on Collins at the Intercontinental Rialto. It is a good street to wander for its architecture and the fancy shops.
Written 30 December 2023
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reeceyb
Chichester, UK1,687 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
This street is where all the high end shops are and they occupy some lovely buildings it’s worth a stroll to have browse..
Written 13 October 2023
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JnVSydney
Greater Sydney, Australia20,803 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
We stayed at the most amazing Intercon Rialto hotel during our visit which was absolutely amazing, the building is historically stunning, which adds to the beauty of this glamorous street, we loved walking up and down it taking it all in.
Written 15 July 2023
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Kelli M
Sunshine Coast, Australia1,053 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Collins street is one of the classiest in the Melbourne cbd. Loved walking around and doing a bit of shopping - all the major designers in the one spot instead of having to go to Chadstone
Written 4 May 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,357 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Collins Street is Melbourne's main commercial thoroughfare. Collins Street has a plethora of banks, fund managers, investment banks, stockbrokers and other financial institutions. The top of Collins Street is known as "the Paris End," because of the remaining period buildings. The Paris End is notable for the international designer retailers that congregate there. The Paris End also has local labels, such as R M Williams, the Bushman's Outfitters. If you want to explore Collins Street it's best to start at Spring Street and walk or take the tram. Tram trips within the City are free.
Written 2 April 2023
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Explorer302358
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Went to Sofitel Hotel 35th floor Atrium Lounge - great views of Melbourne. Top end of Collins St ('Paris end') where all the high fashion stores are located. Gucci etc. Worth a visit
Written 18 March 2023
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Ange K
15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
From the amazing ANZACV House, home of the RSL, to the old George's (now Aesop) and all the way down. A nice walk with sooooo much to see. the Athenaeum. The Tivoli...
Written 24 January 2023
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