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Block Arcade

282 Collins St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03 9654-5244
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Ranked #12 of 190 attractions in Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The Block is one of several arcades and lanes between Burke and Flinders Street. Just wander, explore and enjoy a slow coffee. You'll probably recognise The Block from photo-preads in fashion and tourist magazines.

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Dimboola, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Visited Melbourne for a 3 night stay, checked out the sights, went to the block arcade and was very impressed with the way this beautiful piece of history has been preserved for all to enjoy, many quaint shops are in the arcade, very easy to find and enjoy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

A old favourite, you can wander and see some great architecture, you need to look up as you walk . as you step in the noise of the city disappears and you can wonder in and out of the small boutiques ..cafes just a little break into a another era. Of course there is those using as a beloved short... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Step off Collins or Bourke street into the Beautiful Block Arcade and be transported to 'what Melbourne is all about'. Interesting independent shops filled with an array of beautiful goods. Delicious sweets and chocolate shops, cafes and coffee shops and the exquisite Hopetoun Tea Rooms with a window choc full of amazing old fashioned cakes and deserts. There's jewellery and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This arcade has a lot of history and some great shops that have been there many years. The ceiling and so on is brilliant, do take some time and wonder through the arcade if you are in Melbourne

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

If you are in the downtown area this arcade is really beautiful and worth a visit. It is reminiscent of a bygone era

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Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

This is such a beautiful space and I have found the staff in the shops I have visited in here to be really lovely.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

If you want to pass through a part of Melbourne's yesteryear then this is the place. Nice shops and very clean.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

A step back in time, a melbourne icon not to be missed. This can be a great escape from the rain. The hoptoun tea rooms serve fabulous afternoon teas

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Benowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Iconic Block off collins links a host of other Arcades that allows you to travel from Flinders Street to the mall through beautiful scent fill, cobble stoned alleys.

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