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Address: 282 Collins St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9654-5244
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The tiled Floor

I am always blown away by the intricate. Tiling on the Walkways and shop fronts . It is an attraction in itself,let alone the lovely range of shops inside plus that iconic Cafe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Port Douglas
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Port Douglas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I am always blown away by the intricate. Tiling on the Walkways and shop fronts . It is an attraction in itself,let alone the lovely range of shops inside plus that iconic Cafe that serves sandwiches with the crusts cut off !!!.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The Block sells itself with an atmosphere of "old Melbourne" Get that camera into working order. Afterwards ease yourself into Raspberry sponge or mouthwatering Lime tart at fabulous "le old" Hopetoun Tea Rooms believe me the wait 20 min is worth it.

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Melbourne
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The Block Arcade is a fantastic example of a bygone age lovingly restored and maintained. The shops and restaurants in the arcade are varied - lollies, toys, cafes, spices, chocolates. A wander through the arcade is a must when in Melbourne. Look up at the detailed ceiling and architecture. Then browse the shops. Check out the cake display in the... More 

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Perth Australia
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Love the look up, look down, look behind you concept of this historic and well kept place. Hopetoun tearooms are a must even if just to view the window and the large mirror from the outside the store and within the arcade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Step back in time in one of Melbournes few arcades whic have been kept beautifully My grandchildren just love stepping back in time looking at the decore Full of interesting shops & surrounded with quaint laneways & other arcades

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

What an experience... we go there each time we are in Melbourne. Worth a look and a taste. Shame that the Hoptoun cafe is so small but the window display is incredible. Haigs is always a pleasure to visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Lovely ambience, little shops with interesting wares, very worthwhile destination while exploring the delights of Melbourne

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

And I am sure the shopping was good too - i spent all my time looking up at the architecture! Worth a look if thats your thing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Beautifully historic area of Melbourne. Loved window shopping and seeing the architecture and mosaic tile. The shops are a little high class and expensive for me, but it was fun to look around.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stunning arcades lined with amazing shops - mostly of the 'luxury' variety. Many amazing window displays. Well worth a visit.

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