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Address: Hosier Ln, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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This is a great and not overly creepy lane filled with street art. It's also one of the more touristy lanes so it's always a little bit busy. It's well worth checking out and is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great and not overly creepy lane filled with street art. It's also one of the more touristy lanes so it's always a little bit busy. It's well worth checking out and is very close to both Flinder's station and ACDC Lane.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

super...visited 3 times over a 3 week period. Go during the day and see what the "artists" have done. Go during the night and watch...who is there, what are they doing, what inspires, see who they are (some odd people too). Each visit see different "art"...as the artists use the same canvas and spray paint you won't see the same... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nothing makes me smile like a good lane of graffiti. Unfortunately since i was there last time a lot of tagging has taken place and it makes me sad to think that the artwork is being denegraded in that way. Having said that, there is still alot of great artwork/graffiti pieces and whilst I was there I saw three artists... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

enjoyed looking at the street art have a vested interest in all types of art can collect a map of all laneways near the centre of moving arts

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was on my list of things to do! I am not sure what I was expecting, but I am not sure I would go out of my way to visit it. Certainly very clever drawing but on top of each other:(

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Look, the graffiti is cool and there are clearly some talented artists at work here. But, at the end of the day it's graffiti. Same stuff you see all over NY or LA or any big city, maybe just more concentrated and higher caliber, and you won't get mugged or shot. Worth a look if you are in the area... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The lane itself was pretty cool to check out but there were terrible profanities written on the nice graffiti artwork which was disappointing. A local tour group took me here and the guide said "the pictures of this lane always look cooler than what it looks like in person" and I have to say they are 100% right.

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Melbourne, Australia
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hmmm not sure why but i expected more. I walked down and just thought 'is this it'. This is the kind of place you only really need to visit once. And also they have smelly bins round the side which is a shame because there is some nice artwork near them too but you have to hold your breath at... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hosier lane - full of graffiti. I just find it a dirty laneway that lowers the beautiful environment of Melbourne. not worth visiting unless you are a lover of street art?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Just.something vivid ,harmless and some fantastic artwork to give life to a nondescript lane ..Movida also

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

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