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Lydiard Street, Ballarat

#9 of 70 in Things to do in Ballarat
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
A vibrant, animated street boasting a cluster of quaint colonial-era buildings, Lydiard Street forms part of the city of Ballarat’s historical center. In the early days of the city--the mid-19th century--a number of businesses were established on the street by Ballarat’s middle-classes, making it an important and affluent district. Make Lydiard Street a centerpiece of your Ballarat vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ballarat trip itinerary planner.
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  • Lydiard Street is a reflection of the great wealth that gold brought Ballarat. The Great Australian Gold Rush, beginning in 1851, was based on Ballarat, one of the richest alluvial goldfields in the.....  more »
  • It's unusual to find a street in things to do in a place but this certainly deserves to be recognised. Many relatively old buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries in quite good...  more »
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