Collins St/Swanston St, Melbourne

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#3 of 11 in Neighborhoods in Victoria
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. Make Collins St/Swanston St part of your personalized Melbourne itinerary using our Melbourne online driving holiday planner .
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  • Must walk through this central street of the city which is full of business of all kinds. Galleries there are typical that are worth visiting for its architectural style
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  • You feel wonderful just entering this street, particularly at the "Paris" end. A beautiful wide avenue with lovely trees and classy stores surrounding it. The closest you can get to Fifth Avenue in Ne...  more »
  • I wish that I took more time on Collins Street. Great looking shops amongst the classic architecture. Beautiful to walk down  more »
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