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Address: 335 Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9670 7777
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A traditional Victorian Arcade in the heart of Melbourne

Enter this arcade and it's like time has reversed to the Victorian era. Wonderful overhead lighting and glass roof and under the feet there is very pretty mosaic tiling with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
KittymKing
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Enter this arcade and it's like time has reversed to the Victorian era. Wonderful overhead lighting and glass roof and under the feet there is very pretty mosaic tiling with colourful patterns and well preserved. There are great boutique shops selling all sorts of wonderful gifts to stuff your suitcase with. Similar to the Arcades of London, this is well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A well preserved arcade of speciality retailers. Beautifully restored and well worth wandering through. The striking clock is a highlight.

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Been oh so many times but fully appreciated Arcade when we took Canadian visitors who were amazed at the beauty and architecture.....nothing like it in Canada!!

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Brisbane
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177 reviews 177 reviews
75 attraction reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The Royal Arcade, as like the Block Arcade, are a must to visit during your stay in Melbourne ! Stay, have a coffee, buy some chocolate blocks or do what we did and take several photos . Gog and Magog love having their photo taken .

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Katihar,Bihar
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you are nearby then you absolutely must visit here.There a lots of boutique shops here.Suga makes their own candies in front of you and there are other great places like Koko.

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Just walking down the arcade is fantastic. You get a great vibe. Love going to haigh's and picking out a special chocolate! Sit and have a coffee and watch the world go by!

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you are wandering about town don't miss Royal Arcade it has the Gog and Magog iconic clock which strikes on the hour. There is delicious Koko Black chocolate/coffee shop where they make all their own chocolates. Lots of lovely boutique shops and not too pricey. Even the sweet shop is entertaining as they make their boiled toffee lollies in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The beautiful Royal Arcade with its imposing giants Gog & Magog is a definite Melbourne must see. With so many great shops & cafes, you can while away your day very easily in any of the wonderful arcades & lane ways, but the Royal is true to its era & very beautiful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Either go to take pictures but better still treat yourself to a bit of posh high tea and a delectable cake

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128 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

An absolutely stunning heritage-listed Victorian glass arcade, housing upscale shops and cafes then and now. Nod to Gog and Magog, guarding the clock. Have afternoon tea here. But just get here!

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