Royal Arcade was built in 1869 and has remained an iconic structure in Melbourne’s skyline. The arcade also provides the seamless connection between Bourke St. Mall, Elizabeth Street and Little Collins Street.
Whether you would like to simply pass through, appreciating the old-style architecture, or would like to do some shopping and splurge on designer items, the Royal Arcade will offer you an exciting experience.
Royal Arcade Melbourne Vic Shops & Opening Hours
The different shops have every imaginable thing under the sky. There are jewellery shops, gift shops, eateries, toy shops, boutiques and even a magic shop. If you have a sweet tooth, there are several chocolate and cake shops for a decadent sweet treat.
Another unique feature at the arcade is the dual giant statues that strike the clock every hour. This is a big tourist draw with people gathering on the hour to capture a photo of this event that has occurred every hour for over 100 years.
Royal Arcade is located on 331-339 Bourke Street in Melbourne. It is easily accessible using Victoria’s reliable public transport system as there are tram stops only a short distance away. It is important to mention too, that the arcade is accessible by wheelchair.