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Royal Arcade

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Address: 335 Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9670 7777
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Stunning Heritage Arcade.

Glorious building, wonderful shops, the magnificence of Gog and Magog, two 7' figures who,strike the clock every 15 minutes. The lighting and floor are both wonderful. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Glorious building, wonderful shops, the magnificence of Gog and Magog, two 7' figures who,strike the clock every 15 minutes. The lighting and floor are both wonderful. The Babushka shop sells beautiful authentic Russian Matryoshka sets with as few as 3 and as many as 8. There are gorgeous Jewellery shops and of course tea rooms.

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Noosa, Australia
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This delightful arcade is a definite stop for anyone visiting Melbourne, from the classic black and white floor tiles to the domed ceiling and of course the magic of the clock. The stores within the arcade are very stylish, a few favourites are the Babushka Shop, Koko Black coffee shop with those delicious chocolates, and Jasper Junior always looking for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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751 helpful votes 751 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Really nice Victorian Arcade with some great shops for browsing, souvenirs, gifts, bric a brac, clothing etc. Well preserved woodwork and a classic tiled floor....a great photo opportunity. Some nice cafes dotted about with our favourite Caffe A Torta located under the Gog and Magog clock as you enter the arcade from Collins Street. All part of the excellent meandering... More 

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Auckland
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28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Another wonderful Victorian arcade (also see Block Arcade), with statues Gog and Magog striking the hour and some gorgeous shops where I managed not to open my wallet (with difficulty).

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Nothing special. Just regular shops and nice coffee. Nice to drop in but don't go out of your way to go there.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Another beautiful arcade with classic touch. Well maintained and looks so beautiful at inside. Have few shop to wonder around and to kill some time.

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Whilst not as majestic as The Block Arcade across Little Collins St the Royal Arcade has lovely little shops in a unique environment that is very welcoming and browser friendly. Whilst all the shops are unique I liked Jasper Junior for things for the Grandkids, Westminster Gifts for their assortment of gifts and Koko Black to keep my stomach content.The... More 

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This arcade is a particularly fine example of the genre, as good as anything you can find in Paris or Brussels. However it manages to be less snobbish and friendly than it's European counterparts while maintaining the highest architectural and decorative standards. Of special note is the perfectly preserved flooring and the statues of Gog and Magog

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

To a non-shopping guy, this is nothing more than an old Victorian covered laneway with shops. But on the south end, you will find the statues of Gog and Magog, and they are kind of cool. Worth a walk through the arcade just for them - especially near the top of the hour so you can see them chime the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were walking around Melbourne CBD and read about Royal Arcade. We weren't sure we were in the right place until we saw Gaunt's Clock, which is pretty cool, as is the arcade and all of its nice shops. If you like history, you'll Royal Arcade.

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Address: Address: 335 Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9670 7777
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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