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“Piccadilly Cinema captures rich history”
Review of Piccadilly Arcade

Piccadilly Arcade
Ranked #85 of 167 things to do in Perth
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Perth, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Piccadilly Cinema captures rich history”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

I loved the Cinema! Steep aisles and narrow seats of old. Thank goodness that this rich cinema treasure has been retained, maintained and sustained by ongoing patronage! Well done!

Visited July 2013
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English first
York, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
1,540 reviews
692 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 882 helpful votes
“Dark and dingy shopping arcade”
Reviewed February 19, 2014

Not a place to hang around from my experience. A dark and dingy throroughfare, although I like Standing Room Only coffee.

Visited February 2014
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Perth, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Lovely Art Deco Building.”
Reviewed January 15, 2014

Truly a beautiful art deco building containing the Piccadilly Cinema. This is definitely a place not to pass by. Inside there are many shops and attractions, everything from JB hifi to the Perth Rock candy shop. There are many phone repair stores, a crystal shop and many tourist stores.

If you're lucky you'll walk by while the rock candy shop is putting on a little demonstration!

Visited January 2014
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Christchurch NZ
Level 6 Contributor
99 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Favourite haunt”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

An arcade linking Hay street and Murray Street is one of the delights of downtown Perth. It is one of my first visits when let loose in the city. Beyond a pinkish (a tad tacky?) cinema one can explore a corridor of interesting shops. There is one offering gifts for men that don't match the norm. City Models is one of my regular calls. I typically climb the steep stairs for the model railway section. But for real intrigue is Mr Shave with a window of all manner of implements a guy can use for the (necessary for most of us) morning shave - impressive soaping brushes and cut throats through to contemporary power shavers. I imagine an impressive whiskered shop owner desperately needing a shave. One day I will pluck the courage to walk in and chat to him.

Visited August 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“quirky and cool - worth a visit”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

I found this arcade recently and love it, lots of diff shops to find unusal items that you won't see in the rest of the city. Has a bit of everything, shoes, clothes, food and specialty shops. Be bold and visit.

Visited July 2013
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