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Introduction to Melbourne: Gold Rush and Laneways

Get acquainted with Melbourne and its history
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Tour Details
About the Tour
Category
History, Orientation
Duration
3 hours
Location
Melbourne
Photos & Highlights
  • Melbourne Laneways tour led by local experts
  • Visit Melbourne's historic laneways and arcades
  • Old Treasury Building and ANZ Banking Museum
Tour Description
Where You'll Start
Tour Experts
Tim
Tim
Brian
Aron
14 Reviews (4.43)

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It was an excellent tour. Thanks as always.
Last week I had 2 Context tours in Sydney. This week I had a Context tour in Melbourne. My objective was to find out how the 50,000+ British convicts of Sydney who founded Melbourne. WOW !! I was totally wrong. Sophie was GREAT !! She laid out the facts PERFECTLY !! Sydney has nothing to do with founding Melbourne.,More than a half of a century Melbourne was founded by no convicts. Sheep herdsmen and gold diggers both British and Asians made Melbourne the city it is today. Just as Big, Wealthy and as Beautiful as Sydney. The two cities each have 20% of the total population of Australia. Thank you Sophie for helping me learn the real history of Melbourne. LuvYa Jennifer/ Jim
Our guide Tim was very personal and knowledgeable. We enjoyed exploring the culture and politics of Melbourne and Victoria with Tim.

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