Collins St/Swanston St, Melbourne

4.4
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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  • We found a great French restaurant here and had dinner twice. Also kept coming back to the movie theater in the mall set in the office building. This is the classic downtown shopping street and a...  more »
  • We really enjoy walking up and down along the Collins Street. We thought this is part of Melbourne's soul as we can see the harmony living of old and new buildings along the street.  more »

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