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Lydiard Street

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Address: Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: 0419385577

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A trip into history

A great way to see some of the beautiful old buildings of Ballarat, a pity the council dropped the ball and allowed some modern warts to be built !!! New buildings can be built to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
MichaelandTherese
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see some of the beautiful old buildings of Ballarat, a pity the council dropped the ball and allowed some modern warts to be built !!! New buildings can be built to fit in with the older ones it just takes planning and a competent council.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I totally love to walk on Lydiard Street , I had the feeling of being transported right to the past, with the charm and style of the old good times, great cafes , Art galleries, beautiful shops, a lovely walk.

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Thank silBr0wn
Melbourne,Victoria
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is one of the most beautiful streets of Victorian architecture you would find anywhere in Australia. The TV series Dr Blake often uses this street in its settings. Her Majesty's Theatre, Craigs Royal Hotel, The Mining Exchange are just a few of the superb buildings. Unfortunately a few modern disasters of buildings intervene.

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Thank trurab
Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Worth the money for lunch, and was really yummy... Mugs are a great size... Instead of using corn chips they could or used cc's or Doritos...

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Nerang, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

There is heaps to see in this street so would recommend a stroll down both sides of the street and make sure you take your camera. You will stroll past the theatre and across the road you have the stunning old hotel - Craigs which you must pop into for a look.

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Thank GCPurple
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The city of Ballarat has preserved its history meticulously. Our favourite on Lydiard Street was Craig's Royal Hotel, where we found the staff to be exceedingly friendly and helpful when showing us this gorgeous old hotel.

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Thank walkerkville
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Even though the wind was blowing and it was a bit chilly, walking this street is a great thing to do. So much history. Great buildings of different era's. they film shows on this street. A jst do if in Ballarat

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Beecroft, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Great walk through history. Freezing cold wind made it interesting!! Great time for Dr, Blake fans. More info on old gaol would be good.

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Thank ken W
Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Live just out of ballarat, and love coming into town, well worth a visit, but in warmer months, an get very cold

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Thank DOMI21
Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This street offers many interesting and historic buildings to visit when in Ballarat. The street is a beautiful street.

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