• Architecture & design

The Block Arcade

Since opening its doors way back in 1892, Block Arcade has remained one of Melbourne's best-loved and most ornate shopping precincts. The arcade boasts a soaring glass canopy and mosaic floors, which were inspired by Milan's famed Galleria Vittorio Emanuele.
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Saunter in off Collins Street and make your way through the dazzling interiors, checking out the bespoke tailors and jewellers, art dealers and spice merchants that inhabit this special piece of Melbourne. Pick up sweet nothings at the chocolate shop, then walk on through to Block Place or Block Court, to continue exploring the bustling cafes and bakeries, boutiques and specialty shops.

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  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times

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282 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
  • -37.81583 144.96453