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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  • August 14, 2017
    Collins Street is one of the main thoroughfares bisecting the Melbourne CBD. It's worth strolling down and soaking in the atmosphere.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Artery running through the Middle, Collins street is the luxury of Melbourne. There are the usual fashion shops, jewelry stores and offices of banks that are now in all modern cities, without reaching the glamour of famous ones.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Collins has so many beautiful old heritage buildings from the Paris End near Spring Street, and the beautiful Gothic ANZ Bank and Museum near Queen Street. There is also the heritage Block Arcade and ...  more »

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