A nice street to stoll through when walking around the CBD/downtown. Be sure to check out the coffee shop on the south end, and the Op shop (thrift store) downstairs. The Royal arcade strip is the nicest section.
About Block Arcade
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Right in the middle of Melbourne is this gorgeous arcade that offers architectural delights and coffee and shopping at the same time. After busy day shopping you can take a rest, order food and chocolate/coffee/drink and marvel how beautiful this building is. Simply perfect :)
This is a lovely spot to visit on a trip to Melbourne. There are plenty of boutique shops scattered throughout the Arcade, as well as some great spots to grab a coffee or bite to eat.
this building was here before i was .it is very elegant and has a lot of old world charm.The clothes you buy there are all top end clothes, but are well taken a look at even if you cannot afford them The atmosphere is very...More
The arcade is lovely to see and provides welcome, cool shade on a hot day and a dry area on a wet day. A visit here can be part of a free, self-guided walking tour (there are several available from tourist information in Melbourne) and...More
A classic example of the old style shopping Arcade. Lots of high quality and unusual shops too! Check out the Hopetown Tea Rooms - if you can get in (and afford) it! Also the Haighs Chocolates Shop...
Went to have a look in the Block Arcade I love the building very beautiful inside has little shops some are eye catching some not some of them has to quite beautiful inside recommended for those who haven't been before it has a different style...More
The Block Arcade is a small but must see part of Melbourne that has a calming impact on everyone who visits. The architecture is fantastic as are the retail offerings. You'll find a queue outside The Hopetean Tea rooms with it's main window full of...More
What a beautiful arcade. Love the history, the shops, the tiles and the architecture, very enchanting and love that it is still an iconic place in Melbourne.