Centre Place and Flinders Lane  Photo 1 of 24 in Exploring Melbourne, Australia

Exploring Melbourne, Australia1 of 24

The tight, trendy, and often gritty laneways like Croft Alley attract enough of a crowd that their seedy origins never really cause much of a problem. A bar at the end of Croft Alley, the Croft Institute, is a humming watering hole and an exemplar of the city’s laneway culture.