Opulent Gardens and Buildings in a Historical Gold-Rush Town
Bendigo was built on the wealth of the 1850s gold rush and constant reminders of a defining period are right in front of you. A casual wander around Bendigo’s streets awakens this past: a string of grand old buildings tangibly symbolises the opulence that flowed during these golden days.
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A host of first-rate attractions magnificently retrace Bendigo's gold-rush history and should not be missed. The Central Deborah Gold Mine has fascinating underground tours, while the Dai Gum San precinct – which includes the Golden Dragon Museum – traces the Chinese link to the goldfields.
A ride on Bendigo Tramways Vintage 'Talking' Tram provides a unique way of learning about the past, and the Bendigo Art Gallery perfectly encapsulates the vast wealth of a time gone by with its enviable collection of works.
Away from gold, the Discovery Science & Technology Centre has myriad interactive exhibits for all ages and incorporates the Bendigo Planetarium.
Rosalind Park is a great picnic spot and includes a lookout tower that affords sweeping views. For more relaxation, visit the cellar doors of the Bendigo wine region and further afield at Heathcote.