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Amphitheatre

Amphitheatre

Amphitheatre is a small town located along the Pyrenees Highway; southwest of Avoca in Victoria.

Its history goes back to the 1800s; particularly during the gold rush after gold was first discovered in 1853.

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Soon after the discovery of gold, the first settlement of the town was established. However, its original location is south of the current location; in an actual natural amphitheatre from where it gets its name.

A post office and railway were eventually built to accommodate the growing population.

Today, Amphitheatre remains a small, charming town. It has a primary school, pub/hotel, park, post office, ice cream shop, and a handful of accommodation for travellers.

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