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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  • For visitors. A must is The Block Arcade especially Haigs chocolates. Lovely shops and nice eateries  more »
  • Located in the heart of the city, Collins Street is close to Town hall, where you can visit a number of well-known tourist spots and many of the very interesting alleys that extend to visitors to see the most life-oriented real life of Mexico.
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  • Its not quite the Champs Elysees but it is a wonderful street to explore. Magnificent old buildings full of history, including a banking chamber to be seen to be believed, shops, restaurants and bars ...  more »
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