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The city of the era of gold rush

It is the site of Sovereign Hill, the Australia's largest open-air museum

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Ballarat is located in the southeast of Australia. The city is just over 100 kilometers northwest of Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria. In the century before last, Ballarat was the center of gold mining on the continent and the largest city in the state. You can learn about this exciting page in the city's history at the Gold Museum. It also houses a collection of gold nuggets, coins, and other artifacts. You should definitely visit Sovereign Hill, the largest open-air museum in the country. Its inhabitants abandoned the town after the closure of mines at the beginning of the last century. The atmosphere of the XIX century has been preserved here, and tourists have a chance to wash the golden sand or find precious metal bars when visiting the abandoned mine. It is also worth visiting the museums of planes and trams, the Botanical Garden, the zoo, walk along the streets of the city with Victorian buildings.

Trip budget

Before the trip, you should calculate the approximate budget that you will require for the travel:

Hotels
booking

from 89 $/night

Apartment
rental

from 130 $/night

Taxi
fare

Start - 2.97 $, 1km - 1.38 $

Gasoline

1.01 $/liter

Average bill
in restaurant

52 $ for 2 person

Map Ballarat

Attractions Ballarat

Hotels in Ballarat

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Quality Inn The George Hotel Ballarat
from 92 $
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Barkly Motorlodge
from 71 $
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Lake Inn - Ballarat
from 102 $
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Main Lead Ballarat Motel
from 74 $
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Ballarat Premier Apartments
from 96 $
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Ambassador Motor Inn
from 72 $
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Sovereign Park Motor Inn
from 103 $
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Quality Inn & Suites The Menzies
from 58 $
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Mercure Ballarat Hotel & Convention Centre
from 70 $
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Kryal Castle Ballarat
from 74 $
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Ansonia on Lydiard
from 84 $
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Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments on Webster
from 120 $

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