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. Use our Melbourne trip builder to arrange your visit to City Square and other attractions in Melbourne.
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  • August 6, 2017
    City Square station of the tram is the front. In a square in the center of the city, seen as street performers. Recently blocked on the fence most of the square for subway construction.
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  • July 26, 2017
    Such a beautiful city Melbourne is. Great place to shop, Eat and just mesmerize. Yep its true when they say 4 seasons in the one day but honestly who cares because there is so much to see and do that ...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Feel around the town square and Park, and Melbourne. Here is one of them. And nothing noteworthy spots this gaping space in new buildings can be relieved.
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