I'm a local of Melbourne and one of the places I always recommend is the block arcade! It's one if the many places that makes Melbourne's cbd so unique and fun.
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If you enjoy historic buildings, you'll love this beautiful building and shops. It's not hard to find but not that visible from the street. Take a look inside, it's too cool to describe.
This is worth a visit,lovely shops and very nice architecture. Plenty of choice with different shops.Lovely mosaic and nice coffee shops too.Go to the tea shop HOPETOUNN worth a visit.
Nice victorian building. You can imagine people spending their weekend afternoons showing off their latest suits and dresses in the late 1800s... but now... definitely worth walking through and take a couple of photos, but wouldn't spend more than 10 min there.
Is not often I comment about the building itself, but with the Block Arcade it really is all about the building - from the amazing mosaic floor all the way up to the vaulted ceilings. It also has some good shops that have been there...More
This is a slice of Marvellous Melbourne, the Melbourne of the late nineteenth century, before the proceeds of the Gold Rush ran out. There is a Block Arcade and once people 'walked the block' in their finest attire. Having been here at least a zillion...More
Every visit to Melbourne seems to include a trip to this arcade. The Hopetown Tearooms has been an infrequent attraction (the queue is usually too long), but Haiges chocolate shop is always a winner. Some excellent places to buy the best quality (not cheap, but...More
The Block Arcade really is like stepping back in time. This magnificent piece of architecture should be on everyone’s list of must see in Melbourne. Take 10 minutes or a few hours to admire Melbourne’s oldest arcade. From the magnificent floor to the stunning details...More