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Address: 282 Collins St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9654-5244
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The Block Arcade is a wonderous place that harks back to Melbourne's early days. Hopetoun Tea Room is a must to take tea after a morning shop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The Block Arcade is a wonderous place that harks back to Melbourne's early days. Hopetoun Tea Room is a must to take tea after a morning shop.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I love to visit the bustling Block Arcade whenever I'm in the city. It's beautiful old mosaic tiled floor, glass roof, great coffe and lunch options, tea rooms, Haigs Chocolates and range of shops make it a place not to miss

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Auckland
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28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I love places like this! An old-fashioned arcade where you can wander, look at a beautiful chocolate shop (Haigh's) and cake shop ( Hopetoun Tearooms) and wonderful tiled floor, amazing ceiling. Other little shops, you could while away hours.

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Bakersfield, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

All the hidden arcades in Melbourne are beautiful. I really loved walking through this shopping mall and so worth a trip

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Perth, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This arcade reminded me of the 'passages' in Paris, which were built so that well-to-do Parisians could shop without getting their shoes dirty and their clothes wet. I loved the grandeur of the glass ceilings and the tiled floor. Lots of interesting shops and cafes, including the one we had lunch in.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The shops are interesting, the coffee at any venue is really good. The boutiques are not as expensive as you might think.

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Ahmedabad, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

For those who dont know what is an arcade- a covered passageway with shops on either side :) Its great if you would like to explore and shop!! Many shops, cafes, etc. 2-3 hours required. Nothing extraordinary though. Worth visiting only if you have extra time in Melbourne.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The Block Arcade is a must do for Melbourne visitors. It is old style, quirky and fun and is a great way to spend a little time soaking up an eclectic atmosphere.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This wonderful arcade with its mosaic tile flooring and a glass canopy roof makes it quite a grand Arcade with a feeling of another era. It runs from Collins Street to Little Collins Street and also Elizabeth Street. The Hopetoun Tearooms is a favourite with locals and visitors alike but you may have to queue for a table. Haigh Chocolate... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful arcade truly high lighting the fantastic little surprises of Melbourne from eateries to clothing and other speciality shops. You almost feel like you are miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city!

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