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Lydiard Street

Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 419 385 577
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Back In Time

I love Lydiard Street and would recommend it highly to anyone interested in Australian social... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
db7952
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Ballarat, Australia
Australia's finest colonial era streetscape

Lydiard Street runs through the heart of Ballarat and features some of the city's finest Gold Rush... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason F
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Ballarat
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Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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+61 419 385 577
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"mining exchange"
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"railway station"
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"historical buildings"
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"her majesty's theatre"
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"lovely street"
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"provincial hotel"
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"its heyday"
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"gold rush"
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"great walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Lydiard Street and would recommend it highly to anyone interested in Australian social history. The architecture of so many of the houses is just gorgeous and speaks eloquently of an elegant past. I'm sure the watchers of the Dr. Blake series (I'm not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lydiard Street runs through the heart of Ballarat and features some of the city's finest Gold Rush era buildings, including the Old Gaol, Her Majesty's Theatre, old Post Office, Craig's Royal Hotel, the Gold Mining Exchange, and the Art Gallery of Ballarat. From the CBD,...More

Thank Jason F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture in Lydiard St is fabulous. Takes you back to a previous time, with out the horse and cart, but still wonderful. Make sure you look up, especially across the street from where you're walking.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lydiard Street has marvellous old gold rush era buildings. It is a tragedy that there are also other buildings which were built in the 50s or 60s which are blight on the landscape

Thank John W
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This street is so wonderful with its old buildings. There are a number of different buildings with their own history.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I have driven up this street on many occasion, but yesterday as I strolled up it . .. I found it truly enjoyable as I could see the architectural styles integrating throughout the street. For anyone who appreciates older buildings ... this is well worth...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Love the old architecture of Ballarat and could have looked at lots more. We checked out the buildings according to the Dr Blake Mysteries self guided walking tour. Would recommend taking a look inside The Regent Cinema and checking out cinema 1 for sheer size...More

Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

If you want to see some of Old Victorian Australian Country highlights... Go to Ballarat.. The Old Buildings and Architecture are AMAZING !!!

Thank Ornella M
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

If you are a fan of old colonial buildings this is the street for you! go to the Tourist Info office and get a map which tells you about the old buildings that line this street.

Thank SuzannahA
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Wander along Lydiard street to see the buildings that have captured the eye of moves makers. It is just like stepping back in time

Thank Sue M
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Denise C
2 February 2018|
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Response from hawks_me | Reviewed this property |
Hi, my family always go to Sebastiaans. It has a nice atmosphere and the food is always so tasty. There are a few others around in that street if this doesnt suit
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