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Address: Swanston St. between Collins St. and Flinders La., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Saturday shopping

The place was absolutely packed on a nice Saturday morning in Melbourne. Plenty of specialties and department store. The parking inspectors are ruthless unethical and purely after... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hussein R
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was absolutely packed on a nice Saturday morning in Melbourne. Plenty of specialties and department store. The parking inspectors are ruthless unethical and purely after the money. We got a parking ticket although we paid by the phone app. Lots of choices to shop and eat

Thank Hussein R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

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 Christmas.

Thank almond6
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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879 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Not much of a "City Square" compared to old European cities but a good location for visitors in terms of close proximity to major attractions in Melbourne such as St. Paul's Cathedral, Flinders Street Station, Federation Square, etc.

Thank AshleyAzavedo
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3,339 reviews
2,169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 661 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This has had many transformations over the years and really is not that good and a little embarrassing for a place in such a prominent part of Melbourne just to the south of the Town Hall . Sadly the area opposite in Swanston Street is better but still a tacky part of Melbourne.

Thank Oldjack
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1,184 reviews
545 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Not a large space.... just a small square between Swanston street and Collins street. There isn't very much to see at the square itself but St Paul's cathedral is just near it and that's worth seeing.

Thank percyvakil
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247 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great location to see Melbourne from. They often hold events and special events. The public toilets under the town hall are nice and clean. Easy to get to as there are trams from everywhere to here.

Thank Benjamin S
Sydney, Australia
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5,152 reviews
1,905 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,844 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Well located in the heart of the city and a good place for catching up with friends. Apart from that, it is still just a city piazza.

Thank RonWamberal
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2,540 reviews
1,539 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 546 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This is small area in the city center. An ideal place to meet and have a coffee with business associates or friends in the city center.

Thank SE s
Melbourne, Australia
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2,398 reviews
1,645 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Melbourne does not really have a great square for public gatherings of joy and celebration. The City Square is rather small but it does have some interesting features and some good coffee shops. The Westin Melboourne is close by.

Thank Jeffry B
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129 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This used to be a wasted space. Now it is lovely, trendy and fun. It has a stunningly beautiful water feature running right through it. It would be fabulous on a warm day. The trendy little cafes in the square are lovely and of course there is the very popular Brunetti's as well!

Thank AALtravelbuddy

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