Historic Walking Areas in Melbourne

Top Historic Walking Areas in Melbourne, Australia

Historic Walking Areas in Melbourne

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  • Fleurger🐨
    Brisbane, Australia2,112 contributions
    What a fantastic hidden gem! we went here as part of an Urban Adventure and I would never have know about it otherwise. The gins were great and a great price for a tasting board. Beautiful building hidden in new buildings.
    Written 2 April 2022
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  • Oldjack
    Greater Melbourne, Australia25,895 contributions
    Built in 1879 this is a great example of a 19th century three story terrace house built for a wealthy grain merchant George Nipper as a family home and a guest house. In the 1970's it was facing demolition but the National Trust stepped in and it is now the HQ for the National Trust. Inside, apart for NT offices they have a small gift shop and art gallery which is worth a look but go for the architecture.
    Written 25 March 2019
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  • EndlessTravels
    Greater Melbourne, Australia35,310 contributions
    One of many historic buildings in that part of Melbourne near the old Melbourne Gaol. Located next door and too the back of 7-11 servo
    Written 9 April 2019
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    Almost obscured from the street by thick vegetation, Auld Reekie is an Edwardian gentleman's residence in a street where there were once many such buildings. A feature that struck me was the fence of pink marble posts, a blue stone base and a wrought iron pallisade..
    Written 29 August 2018
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  • Keith S
    Cambridge, New Zealand319 contributions
    Attended a private function for a friends birthday at The Australian Club, Superb is the only way to describe it. gorgeous building, polished service, divine food. Words cannot do it justice.
    Written 6 May 2022
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia10,473 contributions
    Dr Sun Yat-sen is recognised at the father of Modern China by both sides of the Taiwan Strait. He overthrew 5,000 years of dynastic rule in China, leading to a modern system of government, Dr Sun is respected as the founder of modern China throughout thde world. This statue is located in Chinatown, in front of the Chinese Museum. Dr Sun was a medical doctor who devoted his life to reforming China,
    Written 23 February 2022
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia10,473 contributions
    Royal Parade is a tree-lined boulevard that runs south to north, from the University of Melbourne to Sydney Road. Royal Parade is home to a number of educational, cultural and sporting institutions, including Ikon Park, home ground of Carlton Football Club. One special feature is Nocklofty, a restored Federat-ion era residence with intricate fretwork, near Brunswick Rd. The Number 19 Tram runs from the city the entire length of Royal Parade.
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    Dating back to around 1880, this mansion has been through a number of owners and now is mainly used for archives and as a conference centre. It is right on Royal Park.
    Written 28 April 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    Selvetta was built in 1884 as a rendered brick two storey townhouse. It is of very solid construction and faces out across Royal park.
    Written 28 April 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    With many houses dating back to the 1880s and 1890s, wide streets and plenty of trees, this is a most attractive neighbourhood. It is readily accessible from the Lygon Street trams and is close to the Princes Park, Royal Parade precinct, and the Melbourne General Cemetery. A great walking area.
    Written 12 April 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    North Carlton is a historic part of Melbourne, with many old buildings dating back to the 1870s. Many of the surviving houses are single storey terrace houses in rows, with some double storey rows as well. Shopping strips (for example in Lygon Street) are in a similar style. Drummond Street has some of the best architecture, although Rathdowne Street has the Great Northern Hotel and the old cable car winding house.
    Written 8 April 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    This set of five double storey terrace houses dates back to 1887. It is a boom style design in polychrome brick and some cement rendering. The picket fence is compatible with the period of the buildings.
    Written 27 March 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    Trinity Terrace is a row of five two storey terrace houses, next to another row of equally beautiful terraces. They were completed in 1887, with filigree iron lace work. They have been faithfully restored externally.
    Written 23 March 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    Dating back to 1878 and more typical of country police stations, this building in Parkville is simple in design. It is triple fronted in brick of two colours, with two gables and a verandah between.
    Written 23 March 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia24,684 contributions
    It is an interesting old church (with a matching hall), made with red brick, with courses of other colours. The area was subdivided in 1879 and is part of the Princes Hill Heritage area and is good for walking around to see the old houses and experience wide footpaths and roads. I assume the church is probably over 120 years old. There is a playground and open space available for the children to use.
    Written 3 April 2020
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