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City Square

City Square has long been an iconic landmark in the heart of Melbourne and is a central meeting place for many people living and working in the CBD.

City Square is located on right near the Town Hall on Swanston Street and is bordered by the Westin Hotel Flinders Lane and Collins Street. As an open piazza in the CBD, City Square hosts a number of events throughout the year.

City Square Swanston Street Melbourne, Christmas Festival & Car Parking

Each Christmas, City Square is transformed into a winter wonderland with a huge Christmas trees, a nativity scene, lights and Santa providing daily entertainment. At dusk, City Square is transformed into a glorious light show with fairy lights and laser projections which make the city feel like magic. There is always music playing and people out and about enjoying the warm summer evenings.

City Square is also used as a gathering place for protests and demonstrations in the city of Melbourne. The square has seating as well as grassy areas for people to sit. There are numerous cafes and food outlets located nearby where you can grab a coffee or a quick snack.

Make sure to check out the statue of Larry La Trobe the dog and the monument to Burke and Wills (corner of Swanston and Collins Streets).

City Square is within close proximity to the Melbourne Town Hall, the Regeant Theatre, Federation Square and St. Pauls Cathedral. You can get to city square by taking a short walk up from Flinders Street Station or by taking any tram up/down Swanston Street. If driving, you can park at Federation Square or there are multi-level carparks on Flinders Lane, Russell Street or Flinders Street. So make sure to stop by City Square on your next tour of Melbourne.

Address
68 Swanston Street
Melbourne , VIC

Operating Hours
24 hours

Phone
(03) 9658 9658

Ticket Prices / Admission
Free

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