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City Square, Melbourne

(1.6/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
A vibrant, animated plaza at the heart of the city of Melbourne, the main draws of City Square are its historic buildings and lively atmosphere. One of the centers of city life in Melbourne, the square was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1980 after decades of arduous planning. The square serves as home to a number of curiosities, including the John Mockridge Fountain and a cast bronze statue of a dog titled Larry La Trobe. Use our Melbourne trip builder to arrange your visit to City Square and other attractions in Melbourne.
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  • Right next to the Town Hall, this course, view is situated on the Swanston anything specifically, but an ideal meeting place
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  • It was along the Swanston Street in front of Collins Street. Just has a lot of Christmas decorations, was finished in a lively feel. It would be in the absence of this decoration is a quiet place.
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  • Amazing! The square is nicely set up whilst not being over the top and the town hall's display is just spectacular. The colours are so vivid and the story captivating. A must see if there around Chris...  more »