JCMA Friendship Walk

15 Gisborne St. East Melbourne

JCMA Friendship Walk

15 Gisborne St. East Melbourne
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50 m
3.4 km
Easy

Summary

The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA) would like to invite you to walk in friendship from a church to a synagogue in East Melbourne to a mosque in Carlton North.

JCMA Friendship Walk

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The JCMA Friendship Walk starts in Albert Street, East Melbourne at the historic St Peter's Eastern Hill Anglican Church crossing the road to the Hebrew Congregation Synagogue. The walk continues through the beautiful Carlton Gardens passing by the Royal Exhibition Building, the Melbourne Museum and IMAX Theatre before the walk takes you along the length of Drummond Street to the Albanian Mosque in Carlton North.

1. St Peter's Eastern Hill, Anglican Church: 15 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne
http://web.stpeters.org.au

2. The City of Melbourne Hebrew Congregation Synagogue, 488 Albert street, East Melbourne www.melbournecitysynagogue.com/

3. Royal Exhibition Building: 9 Nicholson St, Carlton http://museumvictoria.com.au/reb

4. Melbourne Museum: http://museumvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/

5. IMAX Theatre: Rathdowne St, Carlton www.imaxmelbourne.com.au

6. Albanian mosque: 765 Drummond St., Carlton North www.aais.org.au



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Points of Interest

1. St Peter's Eastern Hill Anglican Church

St Peter's Eastern Hill is an historic heritage listed church dating from the mid 1840s. It houses many fine artworks, including 19th century stained glass; copies of Italian old master paintings.

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2. East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation Synagogue

For over 150 years ago, East Melbourne Synagogue has played a vital part in the life of Melbourne Jewry with many wedding, barmitzvahs conducted there. It is the only synagogue in the City and serves

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3. Royal Exhibition Building

The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. Located in Carlton Gardens, the pavilion was originally completed in 1880 for the first of two international

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4. Melbourne Museum

The museum has eight galleries, including one just for children. Highlights include a complete skeleton of a blue whale, the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, a living rainforest and Phar Lap.

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5. IMAX Theatre

IMAX is the world's largest cinema format, with a screen up to eight storeys high. Films, from documentaries to latest release movies, can be experienced in 2D or 3D.

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6. Albanian Mosque

The Albanian Muslim community formed the Albanian Australian Islamic Society in 1963 to preserve culture & identity and promote mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation within the local community

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