A lovely arcade with interesting shops and plenty of places to eat. It has an air of a more gental time and maybe a more elegant period.
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The building is a lovely old Victorian style building that is maintained in an extremely good condition. There is only a limited no. of shops but nearly all the shops are specialty shops, so it is good to browse and purchase something different from the...More
One of the older arcades (shops lining an indoor walkway) in Melbourne. Architecture is interesting but if you have seen another old arcade in Melbourne don't make a special trip for this one.
The Block Arcade is synonymous with Melbourne and one could not imagine the city without this iconic locality. Every time I walk past the entrance I am tempted to make a detour and look at the 19th century design and artwork. There is a variety...More
While strolling Collins St, we came upon the Block Arcade. First, the architecture caught my attention, and then, the shops caught my wife’s attention! While in the Collins and Elizabeth Streets area, we were drawn to the Block Arcade, and the stunning architecture was one...More
This arcade is well worth a visit to view the old shops but more importantly the architecture in the winding arcade.As in any city do not forget to look up as the workmanship in this building is just beautiful.
Block Arcade is one of my favourite gems in Melbourne. The incredible mosaic floors are stunning, the arches and architecture are lovely. However, the best part is the collection of fascinating speciality shops that are tucked away in here. Haigh's Chocolates (one of the best...More