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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  • One of the main shopping streets in Melbourne so well worth a visit as it contains many of the old icon buildings in the Central Business District dating back to the 1920s and 30s. We were advised...  more »
  • Collins Street is a good mix of high end fashion and historical buildings. Free Yarra tram in this very clean and well maintained street,  more »
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