Collins St/Swanston St, Melbourne

4.4
#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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  • We explored part of Collins Street during our time in Melbourne. Lots of shops, restaurants and interesting places to see. Some interesting history here as well. Worth a visit to wander and explore.  more »
  • Collins Street is one of the most historically, architecturally and financially significant streets, not only in Melbourne, but around Australia as well. It is one of the oldest streets and its beauti...  more »
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