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Lydiard Street

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Address: Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Gorgeous street

A beautiful street in the Heart of Ballarat. A culture filled area with gorgeous Victorian styled buildings, including the Railway station and the Mining Exchange ,amongst others.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sally-Anne M
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Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful street in the Heart of Ballarat. A culture filled area with gorgeous Victorian styled buildings, including the Railway station and the Mining Exchange ,amongst others.

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Thank Sally-Anne M
Dover, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We only had an evening and morning here but from what we did see it has a lot to offer. Just walking this Street with all its interesting old buildings & history was a most enjoyable few hours .

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a local I visit this street quite often and I still after many years find the buildings so beautiful and full of amazing history.

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Thank leejay83
Ballarat, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really what Ballarat is all about, From the old jail at one end (now a uni) to the cemetery at the other, and so much in between. The history and fabulous buildings never get old. Hehe, they are actually very old, Some of my favorites are the pubs. Check out the Craigs, the George, the Provential, and others.... More 

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Thank CazatDTA
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Wonderful to see that Ballarat has so many lovely historic buildings. Take the time to wander the streets and enjoy the architecture.

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Thank janalw100
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

A rare sight into how a prosperous city would have looked in its heyday. A great stroll and imagining you are back at the turn of the 20th Century (1901 not 1899 or 1900)

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

A lovely street to wander up and down with a camera this morning. I took so many photos of the beautiful buildings-especially the balconies.

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Thank justjans
South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

It is a must do while in Ballarat to stroll down the street and look at fantastic examples of 1850's to 1880's architecture. The facades are fantastic and only go to show that Ballarat in the boom times would have been one of the most bustling cities in Australia. Most are heritage listed so is great to see that they... More 

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Thank Tim J
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

You can obtain a brochure from the info centre which gives you a list of all the buildings and their heritage.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

it is like strolling back in time, wondering along looking at the beautiful architecture, and wondering about the history that has taken place in these very locations. I loved it

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