"Federation Square" Federation Square Tip by allikat

Federation Square, Melbourne: 49 reviews and 94 photos

  The openair big screen
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  • The openair big screen - Melbourne
      The openair big screen
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  • The visitor centre, Federation Square - Melbourne
      The visitor centre, Federation Square
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Federation Square is a huge modern area with a whole lot of things going on - the day I wandered through half of Melbourne seemed to be there as well watching a soccer match on the huge open-air TV screen. There are cafes, bars, a funky glass visitor information centre, a function centre, a major art gallery, the Australian Racing Museum and more. Right in the heart of Melbourne Federation Square is billed as a 'unique cultural precinct'. It is certainly different - I guess that being a lover of more traditional architecture I wasn't as taken with the modern geometric designs of the area as many people undoubtedly would be, but at the same time I was really impressed that the city had gone to such lengths to create a great public area. I would love to be here with the Aussies playing the All Blacks up on that big screen!

Unfortunately, few of my photos of the Square turned out well. So I will have to come back!

Address: Corner Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Directions: Near Russell St.
Phone: +61 3 9655 1900
Website: http://www.fedsquare.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 3, 2006
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