Things To Do In Federation Square

Things To Do In Federation Square


Melbourne’s Federation square stands over an area of 3.2 hectares and is just next to the city’s busiest railway station. This first public square in Melbourne was created in 2002 and is visited by 80 million people. The area is open for public throughout the year. Here are fantastic things to engage in there:

Visit Books for Cooks

This book store is run by lovers of good food and cooks and offers many books for the book lovers. There are recently published books, out of print ones and also second hand books for sale. If you ever get a chance to visit this place, do not miss an opportunity for purchasing a book from there. It has 38,000 volumes and is open daily for public.

Centre for contemporary photography

If you love photography, this is a good stop on your itinerary. 1986 is the year when this non-profit exhibition centre was opened. People from all over the world visit this place and learn the true essence of photography. Several exhibitions related to photography are also held throughout the year.

Dine in Dracula’s Cabaret Restaurant

Entertainment starts as you enter this restaurant. There will be funny characters that you will see everywhere and even in the Graveyard Cocktail Lounge. Your meal will be a three course one and you will be surprised to see some weird waiters in-between. However, you will enjoy the fare offered.

Buy your clothes in Eastern Market Capela

You will be able to find lots of imported designer clothing as well as shoes and women’s accessories of reputed brands from all over the world here. It is a hundred year old building that was occupied by nuns earlier. However, it still has a glamorous appearance.

Climb up Eureka Skydeck 88

You cannot imagine of a better place to have a view of Melbourne skyline than Eureka Skydeck 88. It is the one that provides the highest elevation in the southern hemisphere. When you get into one of its two lifts, you will be at level 88 in just 40 seconds.

View the National Opal Collection

This is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Melbourne. There are opals as well as jewellery for exhibition and for sale. If you arrange ahead, your group of visitors can participate in an educational program on opals as well. You can learn about different types of opals and also learn where they are being mined.

Getting to and around Federation Square

Irrespective of where you start, you can access this public square by bus, tram or train. However, the easiest way for you to hire your own bus or coach to make it more convenient to move around.


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