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City Square

Swanston St. between Collins St. and Flinders La., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #114 of 189 attractions in Melbourne
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Wamberal
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1,845 reviews 1,845 reviews
613 attraction reviews
577 helpful votes 577 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Been past it so many times that I almost don't notice it. Best feature is its location - central to everything in Melbourne - close to shops, cafes, theatre so it is an ideal meeting place. Not sure if it has any other outstanding features.

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is awesome they decorate the park with christmas decorations plus Santa is there and you can take your own photos for free. The best santa you will see anywhere so friendly and takes the best photos. Will be back this year to visit :)

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Belfast
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Can't believe its taken this long to review Melbourne !!! We visited Australia from Mid Jan to middle of Feb2013.staying with family members who live outside Melbourne at Paterson Lakes.Our trips in to Melbourne were during the day for one and at night for the other. We took in the sights at Federation Square with lots happening there including an... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Interesting place to watch the people. Always something interesting going on. A good central location.

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Melbourne, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Monday was a beautiful day & I had a friend down from Sydney. We had not seen each other for a good while. After visiting the AMCI @ Fed Square we moved to The City Sqaure for a gelato. Brunei's flavours were great.( mango & raseberry ) Maybe it was the sun shine in Autumn or the company but it... More

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victoria
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99 reviews 99 reviews
40 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a light, bright airy place, close to the CBD and easy to reach by the tourist tram that circles the CBD all day. Well worth a trip and well placed for other places of interest.

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Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
48 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This is an ideal place for people watching in the city, it also offers a great selection of food and drinks including Brunetti's for a coffee, and a take away food outlets and some restaurants surrounding the area. From time to time City Square hosts events such as fashion parades, live shows, kids events, and also at Christmas time they... More

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hamptom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Having lived in melbourne all my life this is the best meeting up spot in the city if you ever get lost ANY local can point you to this place.

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Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Neat and tidy, but fairly small and hemmed-in. Better the Anglican Cathedral next door on one side, and the Town Hall on the other! Usually some stalls there to promote events.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Other than the decorations, not much else going on in the square. Somewhat disappointing, atmosphere was much better 20 years ago!

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