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Block Arcade

282 Collins St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03 9654-5244
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

What a great arcade. Heaps of shops and pleanty to do. A must see while you are here! Favorite shop was hopetoun yum!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Beautiful building, mosaic floor, quality shops. Make time for Hopetoun Tearooms (be prepared to queue) or at least look at the cakes in the window display. Check out the spice shop and Haig's chocolates, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The arcade which I initially thought was a play on "The Block" (channel 9 ) turned out to be a beautiful arcade of specialty shops that engrossed my time with exploring them - well worth the time spent there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

very cool trendy area, cake shops, watch shops , dolls, souveneers and so many dining options. Clothing boutiques are great value also.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Whenever we visit the city we always walk through The Block Arcade and The Royal Arcade. Love the shop displays and the architecture is beautiful. Always spotless and the mosaic floor is very impressive.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Block Arcade is located in the CBD and close to other major sites and attractions. Quite simply, the arcade is a small arcade with shops and old architecture. It's worth having a look, but I would recommend spending only a short time in the arcade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Fun restaurants and shops. Unique setting and quaint atmosphere.Nice walk from the train station. That's all

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Fun little old school arcade. Have a look around, shop and reminisce. Beautiful building and great cafés.

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great to see that the old architecture has been kept. Well worth a visit. Don't forget to visit the op shop in the basement.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A heap of cool and quirky shops make up the Block Arcade, an arcade that is so iconically Melbourne it almost hurts. Great to check out while exploring the CBD.

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