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Grafitti as Art? It is interesting

Melbourne has set aside several lane ways to allow folks to do graffiti. Some of it is nice some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don P
Dallas, Texas, United States
Less impressive

This street is less impressive compared to Union and Hosier lane, a tot of tagging is taking place... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Erwin H
Antwerp, Belgium
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2 weeks ago
“Grafitti as Art? It is interesting”
Aug 2, 2018
“Less impressive”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Melbourne has set aside several lane ways to allow folks to do graffiti. Some of it is nice some of it is not as nice. The different lane ways seem to have a style that the artists adhere to. The Union lane has much of...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This street is less impressive compared to Union and Hosier lane, a tot of tagging is taking place here, a bit messy.

Thank Erwin H
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is near bourke street mall and is another lane reserved for street art in Melbourne. We didn't find it particularly impressive. This lane is also near intersection of Bourke street and Swanston St.

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Union Laneway that runs between Bourke and Little Collins St near David Jones has become disappointing in recent visits. Too much of the lane is covered with very ordinary works with many stupid tags ruining anything that once looked worthwhile. It's a pity that...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Union Lane is one of the areas set aside for street art, and Melbourne does this really well. We came across it by chance, but it was a pleasant surprise. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and some people will love it, while...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Another Melbourne lane way filled with street art that is constantly changing. It is worth walking through although sometimes it is not as vibrant as its neighbours. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this laneway when walking through Bourke street mall. Some really interesting graffiti art in the laneway and you could easily spend an hour or so just looking and admiring the art.

Thank Trusstytraveller
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Union Lane is the worst of the graffiti covered lanes in Melbourne and rather than being a place to visit and admire the work it is a mess.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Its really interesting place to visit to see the street art, some unique graffiti here. Its worth the visit.

Thank Madeline R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Graffiti can be a real problem in urban areas, but Melbourne has organized a way for the budding artist to ply his/her skill in a specific area of the city. Street art alleys - this was a real surprise. Lots of bright colors and graffiti...More

Thank teachers55
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