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A PIece Of History

This arch over what was once the main highway between Melbourne and Adelaide (now bypassed) is... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Gerald E
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Helensvale
The Arch, the garden, the miles of trees

The Arch of Victory at the western end of the city of Ballarat stands proud as a memorial to... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
gaad
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Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

This arch over what was once the main highway between Melbourne and Adelaide (now bypassed) is coming up to 100 years old. It has had a makeover Also with only the westbound lane of traffic going under it, it is now much safer. A great...More

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BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Arch of Victory, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Gerald! The Arch is one of Ballarat's greatest prides, and we appreciate that you enjoyed visiting it. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Arch of Victory at the western end of the city of Ballarat stands proud as a memorial to soldiers from this district who fought in WWI. It dominates the skyline. But it has more to offer. Adjacent is the new memorial garden to the...More

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BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Arch of Victory, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Gaad! Thanks for your comments. It's nice to some natural beauty around the city, which meshes well with the historical monuments of the city. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Sitting atop Sturt Street and visible from afar, the Arch of Victory is a true tribute to those who fought so we could have our freedom. The arch is well maintained and beautiful to see.

Thank Sam H
BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Arch of Victory, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Sam! Our historical monuments remind us of the importance of remembering the past. Glad to see your loved it> Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 5 June 2018

A very impressive memorial. We had caught sight of it on the way to our accommodation and went out of our way the following day to see it - excellent

Thank Stephen D
BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Arch of Victory, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Trimley11! You definitely made the right choice to visit the Arch - it's one of Ballarat's best attractions. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 1 June 2018

The first view we saw of the Arch of Victory was from our car. we decided to find a parking spot to explore it well. It was attractive. While reading about this Arch, I found some interesting facts. This avenue is 11 miles long and...More

Thank Robby G C
BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Arch of Victory, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Robby! Thanks for taking the time to see the Arch and experience some of its history. We take pride in our heritage and remember the sacrifice those soldiers made, even 100 years later. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 29 May 2018

we were there for Anzac day, so joined in the memorial service , laying the wreaths . It is imprssive at night all lit up too.

Thank dorothy m
Reviewed 24 May 2018

i like this arch it represents so much and is still in very good condition, The Ballarat Avenue of Honour, is the longest Avenue of Honour in Australia and one of the earliest known memorial avenues to have been planted in Victoria.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 17 March 2018

have spent a lot of time in Ballarat during my early years, and have been driven under the Arch of Victory many, many times. this recent visit for the Begonia Festival gave me the opportunity to stop by this significant landmark and take in the...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We had dined nearby and drove to the Arch of Victory and the Memorial for Prisoners of War which is close by. The Arch is impressive and a respectful memorial.

Thank james628
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Situated astride Ballarat's main thoroughfare - Sturt Street, and marking the beginning of the Avenue of Honour, which remembers locals who served in WWI, the Arch of Victory is a landmark worth seeing if you visit Ballarat. The newly opened Memorial to Grieving Mothers is...More

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