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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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  • I love Collins Street. Even if I'm not shopping I just love walking it and looking at the sights, fashion and the people. I always stay on Collins Street for that reason and always for the great coffe...  more »
  • Like a lot of other streets in Melbourne it has a plethora of shops, cafes and even the odd hotel. Also like a lot of other inner Melbourne streets it has a "Little" version and should not be confused 
  • Nice place for ordinary shopping or luxury too! Nice, very busy street with good means of transport.
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