Maldon is a beautiful historic town located in Central Victoria. With its rich history and unique architecture, Maldon is one of the most picturesque towns in Australia. A visit to Maldon offers travellers a chance to experience the beauty of this quaint Victorian town. An aerial view provides an even more spectacular view of its historical buildings, lush greenery, and rolling hills.
Today we’re flying over the historic town of Maldon. Established in 1853, this small Central Victorian town is also known as “Australia’s first notable town and is notable for its 19th-century appearance, maintained since its old gold-rush days.
With a population of around 2,000 people mixes a thriving arts scene, entertainment and a host of shopping areas with easy access to historical and natural attractions.
Maldon is located in a historical gold mining region between Castlemaine and Bendigo. The town has been perfectly preserved since its mining days classified by the National Trust in 1966.
The list of historic buildings is impressive and includes the railway station (built in 1884), the Grand Hotel (1888), the old post office (1870) and a number of churches. Most of the Historical Buildings of interest are around the town centre between Main, High, Camp and Church street.
If you’re looking for a getaway, then there are numerous Airbnb, bed and breakfast and lodging options available to fit all price ranges.
A favourite with families and train enthusiasts is the Victorian Goldfields Steam Railway that runs from Maldon station, via Muckleford to Castlemaine. This authentic steam heritage train runs on the weekends and school holidays.
Maldon also hosts a number of annual events throughout the year, such as the twilight festival, antiques and collectibles fair, easter fair and folk festival.
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