Melbourne Art Deco Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Manchester Unity Building, 220 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover Melbournes fascinating art deco architecture on this small-group, 3-hour walking tour. Learn about the history and culture of Melbourne while admiring fine examples of the citys most famous art deco buildings, including the Manchester Unity Building and Majorca Building. Learn fascinating details about the tiles, patterns, and designs that were popular in the 1930s, and discover how the 1934 Centenary of Melbourne, as well as Mayan, Spanish, and Egyptian art, influenced the citys architecture.

Highlights

Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

Small group ensures personal service

Small-group tour

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide and small group at the Manchester Unity Building at 10am to being your 3-hour walking tour. In 1934, Melbourne celebrated its centenary and this event provided a catalyst for a building boom that transformed the city. As a result, Melbourne has some of the finest art deco buildings in the world, with many of the best examples located in the city center.

Follow your art deco expert guide to see and hear about various types of architecture in the city, including the Manchester Unity Building and the Majorca Building. Learn how to recognize the art deco style, including the use of terracotta self-cleaning tiles, the distinctive patterning, and other design details of the genre. Discover how Spanish, Egyptian, Mayan and other cultures influenced the style and how this was an indicator as to what people were interested in during this time.

Finish your tour at 1pm in Melbournes CBD.

Inclusions

Local guide

Exclusions

Hotel pickup

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum age is 13 years

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund