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One of Ballarat's finest.

A chance to stroll down one of Ballarat's finest streets. The unique historical buildings offer... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2019
Peter R
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Ballarat, Australia
Beautiful Historical Street

Very interesting street in which to walk down and plenty of photo opportunities. There are several... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
FIL M
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

A chance to stroll down one of Ballarat's finest streets. The unique historical buildings offer great photo opportunities. Many are just waiting to be explored. From the old Ballarat Gaol up to the train station you can explore with some fine coffee stops on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Very interesting street in which to walk down and plenty of photo opportunities. There are several nice bars, restaurants and off licences (liquor stores) where you can sit down and have a drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FIL M
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Lots of eateries, the mining exchange and great variety Good coffee options abound and a nice place for an office

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L8074RKjohnh
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We parked at the Lydiard Street and saw that this street was unique. There were lots of historical buildings. They stood out and I had fun taking pictures on that street. That was a great place to enjoy photography, as well as admiring the street....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Absolutely loved walking along this street. So many historic buildings to see and explore. Many photo opportunities and hotels or Cafes to stop for a drink

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed October 10, 2018

A beautifully preserved street scene from the 1800s except for modern cars and parking. The buildings reflect how rich Ballarat was at the height of the goldmining era.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roben
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Raining today and we did not feel like walking in the rain so we drove down this very interesting street and found it sufficiently of interest to drove back down the other way to get the full experience - need to go slow to take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank longstorybuthumourme
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Stroll this street a few times and get your camera out. great architecture and gives you a real feeling of old time Ballarat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MeMock
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Good to see many of the old original buildings still on Lydiard street as well as film locations for the Dr Blake series

Date of experience: July 2018
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BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Lydiard Street, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi Diane! We take great pride in the heritage of Lydiard Street. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed July 7, 2018

We came here on the train and strolled down Lydiard street. It is a beautifully preserved streetscape from the 1880s. Very interesting buildings. According to our guide, the end of the street near the station had the surface level raised by about one storey. Have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CorvettePete
BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Lydiard Street, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi CorvettePete! It certainly a sight to behold after exiting the train. We're glad to hear you took the time to see the whole street and enjoyed what you saw. Thanks, Kieren

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Denise C
February 2, 2018|
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Hi, my family always go to Sebastiaans. It has a nice atmosphere and the food is always so tasty. There are a few others around in that street if this doesnt suit
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