Federation Square, A vibrant cultural hub in Melbourne's heart

Corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
The opposite of the square is the Cathedral of São Paulo


Fed Square is located in the center of Melbourne, Australia. It covers an area of 3.2 hectares and is adjacent to the Yarra River. The unique architectural style exudes the charm of Australian Aboriginal culture. The square is a holy place for people to gather, and the tourist center is a focus. Various celebratory events are held here every year, including New Year's countdowns and live sports broadcasts. The history of the square can be traced back to the 1960s. After a large-scale reconstruction, it was put into use in 2002 as a mixed-use multi-functional place with 16 cafes, bars and restaurants, various shops, and tourist service centers. There are many attractions around the square, such as the Ian Potter Center, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, the National Gallery of Victoria Children's Play area, and the Australian Commercial Art galleries Association, etc. Tourists can spend unforgettable time here. The Melbourne Visitor Center provides thoughtful services for tourists to understand tourism information in Melbourne and Victoria. Fed Square is a vibrant and culturally rich place that is worth visiting.

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Corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
Opening hours
Ian Potter Center: 10:00-17:00 Tuesday to Sunday
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI): 10:00-18:00 daily
Children's Playground at the National Art Gallery: 10:00-17:00 Tuesday to Sunday
Australian Commercial Art Gallery Association (ACGA): 10:00-17:00 Tuesday to Sunday
Federal Historical Story Exhibition Hall: 24 hours
Melbourne Visitor Centre: 09:00-18:00 daily
Get off at Flinders Street Station when taking any train.