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Address: Hosier Ln, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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wonderful collection of street art, very cool vibe that sums up melbourne. tourists and locals flock the lane to take pictures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Colourful,and one decent aboriginal art up high but the rest is poor.There was a homeless person sleeping in the lane when I came through.I hope his life improves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

wonderful collection of street art, very cool vibe that sums up melbourne. tourists and locals flock the lane to take pictures.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit...thanks to a tip from Lonely Planet....street art in various forms....recommend Rutledge Lane too....

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A great walk down the laneway, there always seems to be artists there putting up new art. Look up and at ground level, you're bound to find hidden gems along the way.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of the most famous pieces of laneway art in Melbourne. Some artists were spray painting a new mural of a dog on the day we were there! Make sure you look up.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I am not usually a fan of street art, especially the vandalism known as tagging. Hosier Lane, however, is quite different. Bright colours and interesting designs make it worth a visit.. Hosier Lane is easy to find, just walk down Flinders St towards Russell St and it's on the left. It's not just one lane, but several interconnected lanes. The... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The artistry is incredible, and ever-changing. It was a bit hard to find, but worth the walk - no doubt.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Graffiti is one of those topics that seems to polarise the population. Hosier Lane did not appeal to either my wife or myself. To us it is an alley serving the rear/service entrances to buildings facing somewhat more salubrious streets. The Melbourne City Council seems to favour the graffiti covered buildings but to us it is nothing more than relatively... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

No visit to Melbourne is complete without seeing the celebrated urban street art in Hosier Laneway. The laneway is actually a collective artwork in progress as new replaces old in an ever-evolving creative manifesto. Vibrant, intense and raw, Hosier Laneway graffiti has influenced fashion and design trends raising while raising questions about the modern definition of art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is probably one of the premier spots in Melbourne to visit for street art with some awesome examples of what can be achieve by the artists who frequent these canvases. Its sad the artists cant respect each others work with examples of tagging and other pieces which could be best described as squiggles causing the occassional blot on what... More 

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Address: Address: Hosier Ln, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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