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Hosier Lane

Hosier Ln, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #31 of 203 attractions in Melbourne
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Lille, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Went there after we bought a painting from it near the beach, was not disapointed ! 2 Streets are fully cover of draw/graffiti, some are pure art, some less, but all together, it gives a beautiful ensemble, with all kind of draw. A must see !

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Sydney, Australia
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30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Go - take photos....and go again a few months later. Intriguing what is here. Worth a good half hour of browsing. Great in its uniqueness and spontaneity. Unfettered by any form of astroturfing (as yet). Be careful, there was some wet paint on a window ledge that someone sat on when I was there...

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

this lane is a constantly changing gallery of street art. Some images seem to stay longer than others, but there's something neat about knowing that what you're seeing won't be there forever. If you want a nice dinner, make sure you visit Movida while you're here.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I think the concept of nominating a street in Melbourne solely for the purpose of graffiti is great. Its a great way to combat and control the problem that is graffiti, while still allowing peole to show their creative side. There is such a cool vibe, with so many abstracts and paintings, there is definitely lots to look at. There... More

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Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This lane is home to one of my favourite restaurants (well two actually!). Regardless its a Melbourne ICON. great street art, constantly evolving. I hope it doesn't get developed and ruined.

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94022
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63 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Hosier Lane has the most graffiti displayed amount the many graffiti lanes in Melbourne. I don't know much history or artist information since I did not join any tour. But I really enjoy walking around, taking photos and just admiring these street arts. While we were there, I saw a few tours (including a bicycle tour) and some school outings... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Its nice that Melbourne has allowed specific alleys to be marked legally with graffiti. Its a great way to keep a problem contained and add a bit of flair to a city. This alley is one in particular that is most popular and always changing though as an artist, I'd find it hard to see your hard work and creativity... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Once we talk about graffiti , we have to be very subjective . Some people doesn't appreciate this street art. But in Melbourne , it is hard to think of this city without thinking of its graffiti art . Lanes and lanes of graffiti everywhere . This is only a sample .

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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209 reviews 209 reviews
78 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have been here several times and it is always changing. The walls are off Flinders Lane between Russell and Swanston St very near the Westin hotel where I was staying. Today there were the usual mix of provocative and social statement. Always colorful and wonderfully executed. While I was there today, three school groups went through with local artists... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Very popular with locals and tourists alike, this is a must go place in Melbourne, with street art covering the entire walls of the laneways and some adjoining buildings as well. Be sure to take alot of pictures!

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