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Bendigo Region

The Bendigo Region has emerged as a must-visit arts and cultural mecca. Regional charm meets urban sophistication in the region’s heart, Bendigo, a vibrant city filled with grand architecture, arts and culture.

In Bendigo, you can see artisans in action in their studios at Bendigo Pottery or explore the region’s rich Chinese heritage at the Golden Dragon Chinese Museum. Stroll along the View Street arts precinct where you’ll find one of Australia’s best regional galleries, the Bendigo Art Gallery, or take in a show at the historic Capital or the stunning Ulumbarra theatre, a superb piece of architecture that was once the Sandhurst Gaol.

Born out of a renowned gold boom, the Bendigo region has re-written its future by forging a must-visit arts and cultural destination.

Step outside the city and you’ll find plenty to explore across the region including an abundance of art galleries, museums and leading attractions. Must-see attractions include the magnificent Great Stupa of Universal Compassion – a landmark building rising 25 metres above Bendigo’s distinctive bushland – and a visit to the Mill Castlemaine, a creative hub of arts, cultural and food creatives. A visit to the region would not be complete without exploring the antique precinct of Inglewood, the galleries of Maryborough and participation in some of the year-round events and festivals.



The Bendigo region will capture your heart and imagination. Discover experiences and events in the region below.

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The old Post Office and majestic Shamrock Hotel stand proud at the end of another day 💗 What... explorebendigo
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Pall Mall is all dressed up for Christmas 🎄 Have you been on board the Vintage Talking Tram ... explorebendigo
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The annual Christmas tree light up is on this Friday at Rosalind Park. See the iconic Christmas tree... explorebendigo
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Motoposties GP brings motorcycle racing back to Bendigo with an exciting and entertaining day out on... explorebendigo
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An oldie but a goodie! A stunning shot of the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bendgo, captured by our loca... explorebendigo
Have you heard of the Santa Tram? It is a fantastic way to start your Christmas celebration 🎄... explorebendigo
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The Bendigo Town Hall is all dressed up ready for Christmas! 🎅 Thanks johnmphoto for sharing... explorebendigo
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Look at that sky 😯😯😯 This was taken by jowodyy during the dust storm in Bend... explorebendigo
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Did you know the Soldiers Memorial Institute building has undergone a major revitalisation in consul... explorebendigo
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Take a break and come explore Bendigo! One of the most photographed place in Bendigo is the Sacred H... explorebendigo
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Always love a good sunset photo 💕 This stunning photo was taken on top of the poppet head at... explorebendigo
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What a brilliant shot of Pall Mall, Bendigo! Thanks joelbramley for this fantastic photo. #Bendigo ... explorebendigo