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Chinatown Heritage Tours, Melbourne

Chinatown Heritage Tours - Melbourne, Australia
Chinatown Heritage Tours
22 Cohen Place, Melbourne, VIC 3000Map
Chinatown
+61 3 9662 2888
Neighborhood: City Centre
Overview

Commencing at the Chinese Museum, this two-hour walking tour takes visitors through Melbourne's Chinatown, the oldest in the world outside Asia. After touring the museum, where visitors can walk through a simulated 1860s goldmine and view Dai Loong, the world's longest imperial dragon, it heads outside into the lane ways, stopping at a traditional Chinese herbalist on the way. Guides explain (in English or Chinese) the history of Chinese immigration to Australia, the prejudice that the Chinese encountered, and the lively community they founded in Little Bourke Street which survives to this day.

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Chinatown Heritage Tours General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Russell Street/Bourke Street
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