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Hosier Lane

Hosier Ln, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
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Ranked #24 of 160 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The lane was a bit hard to find since the tripadvisor city guide app placed it in the wrong spot. It's actually just across from Federation Square, between Swanston and Russell Street. It's a great spot for pictures - very unique place in Melbourne.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

If you find yourself nearby the Federation Square area in CBD of Melbourne, a quick stop over to the Hosier Lane should be on your list. It is located just about a 1/2 block from the Federation Square. The volunteers at the Federation Square Visitor Centre even had problems trying to locate it. We Googled it and compared it to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Not a big fan of graffiti, but Hosier Lane sure adds color to what would be just cold concrete. The artwork looks like it is something out of a CG software, it does make me wonder how it can be done on such a "canvas". Worth a visit!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Melbourne is know for its blend of styles and in particular for its street art. The craziest installations and graffiti can be found in side lanes all over the city, however, the most popular one is Hosier Lane. it actually is not one lane but a small network of small lanes with graffiti from bottom to top and it does... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I have been to Hosier Lane and I just had one word to comment is INCREDIBLE. There was a lots of tag and amazing picture. I found out three pictures which made me suprised which is the " TWO FACE " , " HEART TREE " and the big picture at the end of Hosier Lane. The reason why I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

It was quirky to discover two small lanes plastered with graffiti and street art in downtown Melbourne. I find this art of the era fun & vibrant. One young man was even painting a giant M while I was there. Some of the images are terrific. Unfortunately there are taggers who choose to mess them up with their squiggles. I've... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

There are so many pieces in this outdoor art gallery - and they change often. You can go back to the lane 2 months later and many pieces will be different. At the top end of the alley there are pieces by people who have become world famous. As you go around, find the tags of the pieces you like... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A great slice of lane art in Melbourne. Got to see it to believe it! Walk through the lanes, looking at the the different paintings is so interesting. Bright and brilliant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

When I came Melbourne in 2011 one of the first things i went to so was a street art tour and hosier lane has a big chunk of it. I still love going down there now as it is always changing and i love seeing people doing the art too. This lane is a great way to get a vibe... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I'm not that in to graffiti and street art. But as a novice I could really appreciate all the art on the walls. Took about 5 min to go trough and I got some really cool pics on the camera as well!

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