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No Fixed Address City Tours - Fitzroy

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No Fixed Address City Tours

Starting in the now 'well-to-do' suburb of Clifton hill, hear some rather grim stories of crime and murder that occurred in this seemingly quiet, leafy neighbourhood. Take in prime real estate, learn how the varied beautiful houses were shaped by Melbourne's history of economic boom and bust.

The dates on the building all have a story. Keep an eye out for ghost signs. As you move through Edinburgh gardens learn about the history of Fitzroy football club, now disestablished. There is also evidence of what was once an inner circle railway line.

After a peaceful and beautiful walk through the gardens prepare yourself for Fitzroy's colourful (literally) streets. For all those street art loves get your cameras ready. This is a perfect opportunity to see the real street art of Melbourne.

A brief stop at Rose market and then move on through the narrow streets of what once was factories and warehouses, now turned high end apartments - yet there is still plenty of evidence of what once was through some great ghost signs.

Finish up at the grand Fitzroy town hall where you can enjoy a post- tour refreshing drink at a long standing, eclectic old-school pub.

Price & booking

Price

$40.00

65% of ticket price goes to the guide

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 17/02/17 - 31/03/17

    Fri/Sat/Sun: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tour highlights:
  • Edinburgh Gardens

Tour operator

No Fixed Address City Tours are a unique social impact walking tour company delivering walks 'off the beaten path' and into the real Melbourne through routes of the inner suburbs.

Customers are given an insight into every day life as a Melburnian and through the eyes and experiences of a true local. As No Fixed Address' guides are from the streets, they are able to comment on not only the history of the city, but also delve into the impacts of historical events that affected Melbourne's society.

The walking tours aim to tell the stories that are not seen on postcards, brochures, or travel shows.

No Fixed Address run the City by the Yarra tour and Pride of Old Fitzroy tour. Each walk is rich in cultural and social history, diverse in old and modern architecture, offer customers an abundance of photo opportunities, reveal unknown and fascinating stories, showcase local talented artists through street art, appeal to nature lovers and sports enthusiasts.

No Fixed Address City Tours are a tour company for everyone.

No other tour operator provides tours on these walking routes.

Memberships:
  • Tourism Council Australia