City Square, Melbourne

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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. See City Square and all Melbourne has to offer by arranging your trip with our Melbourne itinerary builder website .
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  • Always a great vibe when in the city nice just to grab a coffee the sit and watch the people passing.  more »
  • It is also close to the city centre in this space where you can relax. There are four bands near Starbucks BREW.
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  • Melbourne has been voted the World's Most Liveable City consistently in recent years. The City Square has been a favourite place for visitors and city workers and visitors to eat lunch and take in som...  more »

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The hub of tourist and commercial activity, the center of Melbourne remains the best place to stay if you're looking to splurge and enjoy every possible modern amenity during your visit. Travelers on a limited budget can search for cozy yet less expensive rooms in the seaside suburb of St Kilda or the bohemian neighborhood of Fitzroy. Though the city center offers more than a fair share of mid-range lodging options, you'll also find plenty of rooms in this price bracket in the quieter suburbs.
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