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Block Arcade

282 Collins St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03 9654-5244
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Along the lanes, you can find some cute cafes to sit and have some coffee or have breakfast/lunch. I do like the set up of all these small lanes...

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Gold Coast
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The block shows off the quaintness of Melbourne's heritage. it's always good to stroll through and enjoy the architecture and shops.

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Geelong, Australia
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Like a grand old dame, the block arcade is an icon in Melbourne CBD. Simply beautiful! Filled with specialty shops and wonderful little coffee shops/cafés. It's not far from the mall and if you're a tourist or local alike it's a great place to visit for a spot of shopping or lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Plainsboro, New Jersey, United States
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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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