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Address: Main Street, Maldon, Victoria, Australia

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Lovely little village that's well worth visiting either on its own or as part of the steam train trip. Nice places to eat, or just a pleasant place to stroll around.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark B
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales, Australia
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little village that's well worth visiting either on its own or as part of the steam train trip. Nice places to eat, or just a pleasant place to stroll around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth taking a step back in time. Maldon was declared Australia's First Notable Town in 1966 by the National Trust. The country side looks great at the moment nice and green, easy drive to get there.

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Thank FlightlessBird75
Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

What a quaint little town. We stopped into this town on our way back to Melbourne from Bendigo and what a pleasant surprise. Loved waking down the main street featuring many old signs on the well preserved buildings. There also were a number of vintage cars on this day so it really was a sense of stepping back in time.... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This quaint little town is steeped in history. There are many cafes and eateries along the way. Built on a hill but not too steep. Pubs tourist informs centre a supermarket and a huge antique shop.

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1 Thank Baz555
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is not a large street but an interesting one and has a few restaurants/bars/pubs, antique stores, a lolly shop as well as bars and restaurants. I love looking at these old well maintained buildings from yesteryear.

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1 Thank tommomelbourne
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178 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We caught the train from Castlemaine to Maldon. Had lunch and a wander around the street. It's simply stunning with the old buildings everywhere. It's like a step back in time. Stunning.

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1 Thank Peter G
Horsham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I have been lucky enough to visit, stay and experience this beautiful town on many occasions over the years and it just gets better every time. So much to see, experience and take in. The food is sensational, the coffee and cake great too, and some many shops to explore. We parked our partners at the local hotel while we... More 

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1 Thank Gardensrfun1
Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Maldon, located in the central Victorian Goldfields region is a wonderful day trip from Melbourne. For caffeine lovers there are several establishments to cater to your taste. The old "lolly shop" reminds one of their childhood. A five minute walk from the Main Street you can get on the steam train for a journey to Castlemaine. The old style architecture... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

You just need you legs because a walk cost you nothing. A beautiful old town. Great shops, cafes and restaurants to stop and have a look and something to eat

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Thank chookie_63
Daylesford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Maldon has won awards for its dedication to preserving so much of its 19th Century buildings. The town compliments this with a very up-to-date walking tour guide. We spent a very enjoyable 2 hours learning, looking and remembering.

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