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Collins St/Swanston St, Melbourne
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Take a stroll down the tree-lined boulevard Collins St/Swanston St, home to some of Australia's best examples of Victorian architecture. As you walk, note the large Collins Street Baptist, St Michael's Uniting, and Scot's Presbyterian churches, and the magnificent Town Hall. Enter the "Cathedrals of Commerce"--including William Pitt's Venetian gothic-style Old Stock Exchange and William Wardell's Gothic Bank--to see some of Melbourne's finest interiors. Head to the "Paris End" for shopping to rival the European capital of culture from which it takes its name. The street is 1.6 km (1 mi) long. To visit Collins St/Swanston St on your holiday in Melbourne, and find out what else Melbourne has to offer, use our Melbourne vacation builder.
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  • It is a street located in the heart of Melbourne, has many famous brands shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and other trades. Have old building with very nice architecture. Being in Melbourne is essential across the street and check out ...
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  • I was in Australia on business so only had one day to do shopping. Collins Str enjoying the wide range of brands offered along this street, suddenly, I was pleasantly surprised by an interesting "new"...  more »
  • Collins Street Melbourne is quite long but contains some wonderful pieces of architecture along its length inc a gothic ANZ bank A JOY TO BEHOLD