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Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walking Tour
"As cafe lovers will tell you there is more to coffee than a 43-bean blend – it’s also about where you’re enjoying your cup of joe. Nowhere in Australia is this more true that in Melbourne home to a thriving cafe culture. On this small-group walking tour through Melbourne’s maze of narrow laneways hear from your local guide the stories of the coffee revolution from the large coffee palaces in the 1950s to today’s hip boutique coffee bars.Hop on the tram and ride away from the crowds to smaller lesser-known lanes that are a coffee junkie’s paradise. As you walk enjoy the rich aroma of coffee roasting and smell exotic herbs and spices coming from the cafes. Discover the individual characteristics of each cafe
From AUD99.00
 
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
"Melbourne is the epicenter for all things fashionable. This three-hour tour will highlight the best that Melbourne has to offer showcasing local designers whilst acquainting you with the arcades and lanes. Wander through the famed Royal Arcade steeped in old-world charm and grace and if time permits visit Hosier Lane. With more than 50 stores boutiques and galleries you won’t have time to shop properly but to browse and perhaps pick up the odd trinket.With a vibrant public art scene and historical buildings that act as a backdrop you will discover the sophistication and charm that makes Melbourne such a diverse city. Melbourne is a foodies paradise and no visit would be complete with out sampling some of the local food and wine. Indulge your self with a chocolate tasting
From AUD95.00
 
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
"Melbourne is the epicenter for all things fashionable. This three-hour tour will highlight the best that Melbourne has to offer showcasing local designers whilst acquainting you with the arcades and lanes. Wander through the famed Royal Arcade steeped in old-world charm and grace and if time permits visit Hosier Lane. With more than 50 stores boutiques and galleries you won’t have time to shop properly but to browse and perhaps pick up the odd trinket.With a vibrant public art scene and historical buildings that act as a backdrop you will discover the sophistication and charm that makes Melbourne such a diverse city. Melbourne is a foodies paradise and no visit would be complete with out sampling some of the local food and wine. Indulge your self with a chocolate tasting
From AUD95.00

Chinatown Melbourne Tips (28)

Little China in Big City

If your walking around the city of Melbourne looking for something a bit different, a great place to visit is Chinatown on Little Bourke Street.Here you'll find authentic Chinese restaurants, grocers...
grantravel
Jan 06, 2005

Chinatown cont..

Chinatown predominantly extends along Little Bourke Street between Spring Street and Swanston Street. There are many eating houses and top class restaurants to satisfy the tastebuds. The streetscape...
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Sweetberry1
Oct 04, 2004

NIce central area

Chinatown area was born during the gold rush, it was a sort of business and residential refugee for Chinese people that suffered prejudices from other Europeans immigrants. Today is a very busy area...
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xaver
Jan 05, 2016

There is always a Chinatown somewhere

You can't really miss it - considering the ornate Chinese gates at the entrance of Little Bourke Street on both ends - SO typical - folks wanting to have even more of Chinese culture and food,...
xuessium
Apr 14, 2008

Chinatown.

During the gold rush of 1851, many Chinese were attracted to Victoria and the goldfields. Ships sailed to Australia from Hong Kong with their cargo of men who had come in search of the "New Gold...
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Sweetberry1
Oct 04, 2004

DON'T FORGET TO VISIT CHINATOWN

Chinatown was established in the 1850's when the gold rush started and is now the longest continuous Chinese settlement in the world which runs from Little Bourke Street from Swanston Street to...
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davidjo
Aug 11, 2016

TIANJIN GARDENS--- A GIFT FROM CHINA

Tianjin Gardens marks the entrance to the eastern end of Chinatown and were a gift from Melbourne's sister city, Tianjin. Experts from Tianjin designed the gardens which have trees and water features....
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davidjo
Aug 11, 2016

ANOTHER ENTRANCE

At the junction of Little Bourke street and Spring street is where I saw the pair of talisman poles marking the entrance to Chinatown. A Chinese dragon was painted on each pole and each has a light...
balhannah
Aug 28, 2016

Chinatown

Melbourne's Chinatown is the second oldest in the world, and was started in the 1850s during the gold rush. It peaked in the 1920s, but then years of discriminatory immigration policies kept the...
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antistar
Apr 29, 2015

Chinatown

Melbourne is a city with diverse population live and work here with different colors, nationalities, cultures, religions, languages, sexual orientations, and etc. Chinese migrates to Melbourne in...
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cal6060
Aug 17, 2012

Get some real Chinese food

Chinatown is a good spot to take a stroll and sample some good Chinese food and items. There are also Thai and Japanese options so plenty to to choose from. After walking past a few restaurants and...
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fishandchips
May 21, 2007

Chinatown

Melbourne's Chinatown resembles most Chinatowns I have seen back in the states. This particular area of Melbourne is located on Little Bourke Street and branches out to side streets and alleyways....
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cjg1
Aug 09, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Melbourne

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Flinders Street Station

Mention Flinders Street Railway Station and nearly every Australian would know your talking about Melbourne. Want a meeting place, then under the clock with everybody else at Flinders Street...
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St Paul's Cathedral Melbourne

When I walked into St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral I was immediately attracted to the stone work, cream limestone banded with bluestone - stunning! The floors and walls are beautiful, as they are...
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Federation Square

Federation Square has two courts, St. Paul's court located next to the Visitor Information centre and Swanston Street Forecourt. The Square itself is a huge open area and has a stage and there is a...
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Regent Theatre

THE REGENT THEATRE Really it is quite lucky that it is standing here today, as fire and flood and even demolishment meant it may have been destroyed for ever. Many outstanding old buildings were...
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Australian Centre of Moving Images - ACMI

We had heard so much about ACMI ( Australian Center for the Moving Image) we were extremely disappointed when we arrived there. We asked at the reception what we could see and the girl said that there...
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The Forum Theatre

The stunning architecture of the Forum Theatre (formerly State Theatre) is the kind I didn't expect to find in Melbourne nor Australia - it definitely reminded me of Egypt! In the early 1920s, Stuart...
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