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Arch of Victory
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Lydiard Street
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Ballarat Old General Cemetary
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Black Hill Lookout
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Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
#1 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
A beautiful tribute, very well maintained in a lovely parkland area and definitely worth stopping by to view.
... we would all be a little kinder to the people we pass on the street everyday who could well be the sons and daughters or grand children of the incredible men and women who are listed at this memorial site.
Arch of Victory
#2 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Situated astride Ballarat's main thoroughfare - Sturt Street, and marking the beginning of the Avenue of Honour, which remembers locals who served in WWI, the Arch of Victory is a landmark worth seeing if you visi...
On the western edge of town it is something worth seeing and now that they have produce a small reflective garden that has enhanced the site.
Sovereign Hill
#3 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Congratulations to the staff and management of Sovereign Hill - the whole site is beautifully maintained, lots for everyone to see and do and the "snow" and light show is "just wonderful".
I think it was very captivating that they interacted with the tourists and engaging them in friendly conversation as well as explaining various landmarks and historical trivia.
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Lydiard Street
#4 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Two two-storey bluestone warehouses were built on the corner sites for Lister and Angel and McDowall and Gray close to the railway and at the north end of Lydiard Street other warehouses concentrated with premises...
Towards the landmark train station are some blue stone convict brick building fronts which make great photographs.
Ballarat Railway Station
#5 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Views from the elaborate bridge which adjoins the platforms are terrific and novel!
Much has been written and images taken of the exterior of this truly outstanding railway architectural gem but please do not ignore the interior in ones haste to view the outside.
Kryal Castle
#6 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Such fun And such an amazing setting Panoramic views Highly recommend
The hosts are fabulous, each with their special way of presenting the stories and imparting the information connected to the site.
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Ballarat Old General Cemetary
#7 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
We also visited the Chinese burial sites, which have been very well restored and every effort made to identify and mark known graves.
The tour guide had lots of knowledge of the site.
St Patrick's Cathedral
#8 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Eureka Stockade Memorial
#9 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Enjoyed this beautiful museum Dedicated to the Eureka Stockade - Grounds outside well worth a visit as well - site of stockade etc Opportunity to relive history through the people that were there - lovely animatio...
Fantastic memorial on the original site of the stockade.
Sturt Street Gardens
#10 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
The grass is always lush and green and perfect scenery to view whilst sharing coffee and cake with friends at one of the many wonderful coffee shops scattered around Ballarat.
Christmas time sees this strip come alive with wonderful decorations but whatever the time of year it is always a site to behold.
Black Hill Lookout
#11 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Get a bird's eye view of Ballarat - it is a magnificent view from up there - you can look out over the city and pick out your favourite areas; sit and watch the sun set or even paint the scene before your eyes.
Here you can see Lake Wendouree and landmarks and mountains and hills in the distance.
Bakery Hill
#12 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Car parking on site.
Backspace Gallery
#13 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Chinese Open Monument
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Eureka Stadium
#15 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Peter Lalor Statue
#16 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Ballarat Exhibition Centre
#17 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Ebenezer St Johns Presbyterian Church
#18 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Major General Harold
#19 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Incidents In Time - Public Art Installation
#20 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Borneo, Malaya, Korea & Vietnam War Memorial
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Ballarat Cenotaph
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The Titanic Memorial Bandstand
#23 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Learmonth Heritage Walk
#24 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Poverty Point
#25 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
St Alipius Presbytery
#26 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Ballarat Civic Hall
#27 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat
Welcome Nugget
#28 of 28 Sights & Landmarks in Ballarat