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Lydiard Street

Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 419 385 577
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Walking Lydiard Street

It is an interesting walk up and down the street-just did Lydiard Street North admiring the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Diane R
Beaudesert, Australia
A true reflection of the wealth that the Gold rush brought to this town.

It is no wonder that this street has been used so often as a film location. It contains a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mildura, Australia
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Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 419 385 577

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is an interesting walk up and down the street-just did Lydiard Street North admiring the architecture of the old buildings.

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is no wonder that this street has been used so often as a film location. It contains a wonderful ranger of places to eat form Kittletys to the George Hotel. A must see on a Ballarat visit.

1  Thank 1fleet
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I am always impressed with how much there is to see and do in Ballarat. We loved walking round and seeing the beautiful architecture but Ballarat overs so much more. The gallery, lake and gardens are amazing. You could spend a week here and see...More

3  Thank familyfuninsun
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A walk up and down Lydiard Street is worthwhile. There is a directory on one of the street corners (Sturt or Mair) which outlines the buildings former use and shows clearly in which direction they lie. A good way to fill in half an hour...More

1  Thank DADD23
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We love Lydiard St for the history it preserves and the grandeur of times past. The theatre there is superb and a must see. We catch a movie every time we visit. It's good to stay in a Lydiard St to soak up the gold...More

Thank Viv H
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Ballarat is a beautiful town. Amazing architecture and wonderfully preserved buildings. It is well worth leaving Melbourne and taking a few days to relax and enjoy the lovely town of Ballarat.

Thank Markwsters1974
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Lyiard Street is filled with fantastic old buildings with beautiful architecture. The Doctor Blake Mysteries are filmed here and it was great walking around seeing locations you have watched on the series.

Thank CherylTas
Reviewed 24 July 2017

They filmed My Brother Jack and they film each series of the Doctor Blake Mysteries here and it is one of the most authentic 19 Century Streetscape in Australia today. I actually think that Ballarat City Council have put conservation restrictions over the street. It...More

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 23 July 2017

To the south of the main road through Ballarat is Lydiard street. Two of the standout buildings are Her Majesties theatre and the Craig hotel. To the north are the buildings one can see in the Dr Blake shows- one being the Mining Exchange. The...More

Thank Gretchen A
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Thanks to the gold rush days Ballarat became very wealthy and no expense was spared on many of the fine, historical buildings. Lydiard, Church and other Streets around the town centre house several historical buildings and it is like stepping back in time. Some worthy...More

Thank Uhuru6948
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