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Block Arcade

A historic shopping location in Melbourne, Australia, the Block Arcade was built between 1891 and 1893. The Block Arcade features a gorgeous, ornately decorated interior featuring mosaics in the floors, overhead glass canopies, beautifully carved stone and wrought iron details. It is one of the best examples of Australia's Victorian Mannerist architecture, and is located opposite Melbourne’s Royal Arcade. With such architectural details, it would be easy to wander around inside just to view the walls and ceiling, but the shops, large and small, are worth exploring. The shops within the Block Arcade feature many Australian-made goods and foods.

  • Step back into Melbourne's history by taking a two-hour tour of the Block Arcade on a Tuesday or Thursday; tours include Devonshire Tea.
  • Stop at Hopetoun Tearooms for a drink or small meal; the cakes in the window are an appetizing draw for many of the people in Melbourne.
  • Shop at the small shops throughout the Block Arcade to find uniquely Australian souvenirs while enjoying the beautifully decorated features of the building designed by David C. Askew.

Located in downtown Melbourne on historic Collins Road, the Block Arcade is easy to find. It is just a block or two away from a bevy of hotels in Melbourne, and is easy to find via hired car or taxi. The Yarra Heritage Circle tram lines 70, and 75 go around the outer edge of the historic district, and you can disembark and walk a block or two into the centre to Block Arcade. From outside the heritage circle, you can take tram line 48,109, or 112 to go directly down Collins Road to a stop outside the Block Arcade.

Hotels near Block Arcade

256 hotels near Block Arcade

1 Space Hotel Melbourne

3 stars
4.3 / 5 79 reviews

380 Russell Street Map

Space Hotel Melbourne provides quality accommodation and friendly services in the heart of Melbourne CBD. Famous attractions of the city, such as Chinese Museum, Princess Theatre and Queen Victoria... More

2 Hotel Windsor Melbourne (The)

5 stars
4.6 / 5 156 reviews

111 Spring Street Map

The Hotel Windsor Melbourne invites travellers to a luxurious 19th-century architecture with plush amenities and lavish Victorian-inspired furnishings. Tourists at this Melbourne hotel learn more... More

3 Fraser Place Melbourne

4 stars
4.6 / 5 506 reviews

19 Exploration Lane Map

Fraser Place Melbourne is a chic business and leisure haven offering travellers self-contained residences near Melbourne CBD. While in the city, vacationers can take leisurely strolls along Carlton... More

4 Mantra 100 Exhibition

4 stars
4.2 / 5 51 reviews

100 Exhibition Street Map

Discerning travellers staying in the vibrant city centre for quick trips or long visits find suitable base at Mantra 100 Exhibition Melbourne. Guests at the contemporary and tastefully appointed... More

5 Wyndham Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

199 William St Map

Travellers in a long or short stay in Melbourne find suitable base at the self-contained accommodations and accessible location of Wyndham Hotel Melbourne. Guests at this modern property can stop... More

6 Oaks On Market Melbourne

4 stars
4.5 / 5 298 reviews

60 Market Street Map

Oaks On Market Melbourne Hotel provides central Melbourne accommodation, from where guests can enjoy views of Yarra River. Two of Melbourne's famous museums that are located close to the hotel are... More

7 Stamford Plaza Melbourne

5 stars
4.6 / 5 139 reviews

111 Little Collins Street Map

Stamford Plaza Melbourne Hotel offers stylish self-contained spaces set in a central location in the Victoria capital. Tourists exploring Melbourne should not miss venturing to the shopping and... More

8 Clarion Suites Gateway

4 stars
4.8 / 5 13 reviews

1 William Street Map

Clarion Suites Gateway Melbourne Hotel makes for a suitable base for leisure and corporate travellers with its comfortable full-service accommodations and quality facilities. This Melbourne hotel... More

9 Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
4.5 / 5 218 reviews

630 Little Collins Street Map

Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne offers comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities. Guests can also visit Victoria Police Museum, Melbourne Aquarium, ANZ Banking Museum and Immigration Museum. ... More

10 Rydges Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
4.2 / 5 152 reviews

186 Exhibition Street Map

Rydges Hotel Melbourne welcomes business and leisure travellers with chic accommodations set in an ideal location in the heart of Melbourne. From this sophisticated hotel, tourists can venture to... More