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Lydiard Street

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Address: Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia

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Enjoyable Street Walk

This is the main street and centre of Ballarat and as we strolled from one end to the other, coming across one historic building after the other, and exploring the diverse range... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is the main street and centre of Ballarat and as we strolled from one end to the other, coming across one historic building after the other, and exploring the diverse range of shops, we were struck with the history of our surroundings, able to picture what it would have been like back in the early gold rush days.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The street is lined with beautiful, well-preserved heritage buildings, which are worth investigating. Great for people interested in architecture.

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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Just walking down this street is a flash back in time. Beautiful old buildings, heaps of history and when you wander into Craig's Hotel and the Art Gallery and all the others it is just gorgeous. Well done Ballarat on maintaining this lovely link to the past. You are a lovely city and one we will visit again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great walk, try to find the buildings Dr Blake tv show were filmed in and the visitor centre in this street has all the details and the flyer to do this

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A good show of architecture from the 1850 to 1890 era. Most have been well maintained. The street is well know as the back drop for the Dr Blake mysteries.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A casual walk along this street, both North and South gives one a look of some of the most beautiful architecture in this country.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A walk down this street shows the visitor just how graceful and prosperous Ballarat became in a very short time thanks to the gold rush. The street is lined with beautiful, graceful and elegant buildings. Certainly worth a stroll.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Plenty of well restored buildings. Loved the Regency theatre as it was amazing inside and the movies were great to watch in the small rooms..recommend a movie night!

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Go back in time and recognise many of the scenes in the Dr Blake series. The Old Colonists Club, George Hotel the Atr deco Reget theatre and foyer, Mining Exchange and the alley ways.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed at George Hotel overnight. We booked the hotel 2 months ago..On checking in, the hotel is central, clean and close to amenities. Then during the night after 10 pm, we heard loud music..It was so loud and it continued until 3 in the morning. Hence, no sleep at all. The noise came from a disco directly opposite the... More 

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Address: Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat

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