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“Very quaint” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Block Arcade

Block Arcade
282 Collins St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03 9654-5244
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Ranked #9 of 161 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Landmarks
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Canberra, Australia
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“Very quaint”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This little arcade is nice to walk down. It is very narrow and can be busy during lunchtime however it's worth a little diversion.

Visited February 2013
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“Lovely historic shopping experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Beautifully restored, one of Melbourne's best arcades, lovely little cafes, some quirky shops, quiet & unhurried.

Visited December 2012
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“Hidden history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We took a Melbourne walking tour and discovered a side of Melbourne we had not been aware of before with the Block Arcade being one of the highlights. We now have a new and different perspective of Melbourne!

Visited February 2013
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“A pretty piece of history with great shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

This quaint arcade in the heart of the shopping mall is pure history of Melbourne's architecture. Something that is all too quickly eroding from this beautiful city. The arcade is filled with a range of stores, from cafes, jewellery, bags and clothes. It is well worth the visit for its architecture alone.

Visited February 2013
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“A Melbourne Icon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is a must see for those who would love to get to know a bit of Melbourne's shopping history. Beautiful architecture in this historical arcade. Great shopping and food too.

Visited November 2012
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