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Bourke Street

Bourke Street
Bourke Street

This is one of the most concurred and busy street in Melbourne, is located in the central business district, Bourke Street is home to Bourke Street Mall, a short pedestrian and tram strip recognised as Melbourne’s shopping heart, it's specially decored in Christmas time.

General Post Office
General Post Office

This building was constructed in 1867 and at the end of 19th century it was finished with the addition of the clock tower and the top story. The building was rebuilt into an upmarket shopping area, the roof always has amazing white cages and singing canaries.


Parliament House
Parliament House

Melbourne's Parliament House was built in 1856 and was the largest building in Australia during the 19th century, a lot of many was spent in the construction of both the Legislative Council & Legislative Assembly Chambers with the use of pure gold leaf in the decoration.

Royal Arcade
Royal Arcade

This is the main landmark in Bourke Street, it was built in 1869 and has as main characteristic the Gaunt's clock supported by Gog (left) and Magog (right), the statues and the clock work without electricity.


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