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Address: Hosier Ln, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Street Art Walking tour of Melbourne

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Well known lane full of astonishing street art which is constantly changing. If you are in Melbourne for a while I recommend visiting during the day and also an evening as the art... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Sydney , Australia

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A couple of walls covered in graffiti. A few good jokes on them, and plenty of good artistry.... but overall, not sure where the "amazement" factor is. I'm 26, and can't imagine people in the age brackets above me being too interested in a visit here. Exceptions, of course.

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Sydney , Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well known lane full of astonishing street art which is constantly changing. If you are in Melbourne for a while I recommend visiting during the day and also an evening as the art looks very different in the evening. Book a bite at Movida in the lane and you have extra motivation!

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Thank Michael Y
Galena, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved this little lane with its surprisingly good urban art. Everything was covered, even the posts along the sidewalk and the trash bins in a side alley. Lots of great pictures too.

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Thank LindaMarita
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Granted it's right near fed square but hosier lane is very overrated.if you want to see great street art your better off heading to fitzroy,collingwood or prahran.

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Thank John G
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hosier lane is a must see for any visitor to Melbourne. The art work is ever changing so I go back every time I visit.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow! Some people are very talented!! Amazing range of graffiti. Can be a bit smelly and slightly dirty, maybe don't look at the ground!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A must visit for any trip to Melbourne! Very quirky and alternate attraction to a city. Started our personal walking tour here and it was the best street art we saw. Great photo opportunity to update your facebook display photo!

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Durham, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hosier Lane is a must see if you are visiting Melbourne. It really sums up the essence of Melbourne for me. The city is known so well for it's side streets and alleyways. Here, the city has dedicated an entire alleyway to street art. Artists can add their work to the walls, and some of it is just amazing! While... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this lane by accident when photographing the city well worth a visit if you like colorful Grafitti. The lane is not very long and some of the grafitti gets update but there are some skillful artist that have painted this wall.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of Melbourne's most frequented street art sites. A constantly changing canvas, so its always worth a second visit. Other streets also worth a look, Union Lane, ACDC Lane, Duckboard Place

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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.