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Lydiard Street

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Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 419 385 577
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Historic Street...beautiful buildings

Lyiard Street is filled with fantastic old buildings with beautiful architecture. The Doctor Blake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CherylTas
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Hobart, Australia
You have to walk down this street.

They filmed My Brother Jack and they film each series of the Doctor Blake Mysteries here and it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Basill_Mo
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Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lyiard Street is filled with fantastic old buildings with beautiful architecture. The Doctor Blake Mysteries are filmed here and it was great walking around seeing locations you have watched on the series.

Thank CherylTas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They filmed My Brother Jack and they film each series of the Doctor Blake Mysteries here and it is one of the most authentic 19 Century Streetscape in Australia today. I actually think that Ballarat City Council have put conservation restrictions over the street. It...More

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To the south of the main road through Ballarat is Lydiard street. Two of the standout buildings are Her Majesties theatre and the Craig hotel. To the north are the buildings one can see in the Dr Blake shows- one being the Mining Exchange. The...More

Thank Gretchen A
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Thanks to the gold rush days Ballarat became very wealthy and no expense was spared on many of the fine, historical buildings. Lydiard, Church and other Streets around the town centre house several historical buildings and it is like stepping back in time. Some worthy...More

Thank Uhuru6948
Reviewed 4 July 2017

All the streets in the CBD in Ballarat are wonderful to walk through. The city that gold built, through hard work and sacrifice. Lydiard st north in particular is a great place to visit for the houses alone.

1  Thank david w
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Architecture in this street and around the corner in Sturt Street is excellent and takes you back one hundred years or so.Well worth a stroll along the street if in Ballarat.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Lovely street, but over Christmas/New Year there is a jazz convention held here with hundreds of visitors, BUT there are very few restaurants open. The owners are missing out on some very good business.

Thank Diana O
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

One of the old historical parts of Ballarat. Some lovely old pubs, a couple of old churches with magnificent organs. Don't miss an organ recital if on. The Railway Hotel as written about in Banjo Paterson's poem. And all handy to the cafes etc. of...More

Thank Llywellyn1942
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The architecture and the old buildings gives you a great feeling of the past in a modern city. Many places to eat and drink.

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

within 10 years of the gold rush ballarat was home to some of the finest period buildings in the world due to influx of wealth. if you are waiting at ballarat station for a bus or train it's an easy walk to enjoy.. head to...More

Thank JohnG3121
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