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The attractive street

We parked at the Lydiard Street and saw that this street was unique. There were lots of historical... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Eye catching

Absolutely loved walking along this street. So many historic buildings to see and explore. Many... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Carol R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We parked at the Lydiard Street and saw that this street was unique. There were lots of historical buildings. They stood out and I had fun taking pictures on that street. That was a great place to enjoy photography, as well as admiring the street....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Absolutely loved walking along this street. So many historic buildings to see and explore. Many photo opportunities and hotels or Cafes to stop for a drink

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed 11 October 2018

A beautifully preserved street scene from the 1800s except for modern cars and parking. The buildings reflect how rich Ballarat was at the height of the goldmining era.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roben
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Raining today and we did not feel like walking in the rain so we drove down this very interesting street and found it sufficiently of interest to drove back down the other way to get the full experience - need to go slow to take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank longstorybuthumourme
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Stroll this street a few times and get your camera out. great architecture and gives you a real feeling of old time Ballarat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MeMock
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Good to see many of the old original buildings still on Lydiard street as well as film locations for the Dr Blake series

Date of experience: July 2018
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BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Lydiard Street, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Diane! We take great pride in the heritage of Lydiard Street. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 7 July 2018

We came here on the train and strolled down Lydiard street. It is a beautifully preserved streetscape from the 1880s. Very interesting buildings. According to our guide, the end of the street near the station had the surface level raised by about one storey. Have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CorvettePete
BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Lydiard Street, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi CorvettePete! It certainly a sight to behold after exiting the train. We're glad to hear you took the time to see the whole street and enjoyed what you saw. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 28 June 2018

I loved the old buildings, everywhere I looked there were more beautiful buildings to see and be in awe of

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andiec704
BallaratInformation, Visitor services at Lydiard Street, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi andiec704! We appreciate your comments and are glad you loved Lydiard Street. Thanks, Kieren

Reviewed 22 May 2018

I agree that this street has a lot of Historical Structure, but I just wish somehow make the street a little more modern, But I guess that's Ballarat for you

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is a street of wonderful, imposing colonial architecture. It sings to a city which understands that heritage is a top tourist attraction and of immense value to the future.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Denise C
3 February 2018|
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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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