Federation Square (Fed Square) shopping mall/centre in Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
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Federation Square, or Fed Square, is a venue for arts, culture and public events in the heart of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is located at the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets, opposite the Flinders Street Station and near the Yarra River. It covers an area of 3.2 hectares and consists of several buildings, open spaces, plazas and artworks. Federation Square was opened in 2002 to commemorate the centenary of the federation of Australia in 1901. The site was previously a swampy area that was later used as a railway yard and a car park. The design of Federation Square was chosen through an international competition, which was won by a consortium of architects led by Donald Bates and Peter Davidson. The design features a distinctive geometric pattern of triangles, which creates a contrast with the surrounding historic buildings.

Federation Square is owned by the Victorian Government and managed by Fed Square Pty Ltd, a company established in 1997 to oversee the development and operation of the venue. Federation Square is home to several cultural institutions, such as:

  • The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, which showcases Australian art from the colonial period to the present day.
  • The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), which celebrates and explores film, television, video games and digital culture.
  • The Koorie Heritage Trust, which promotes and preserves the Aboriginal culture and heritage of Victoria.

Federation Square also has over 51 shops and cafes that offer a range of products and services, such as souvenirs, books, jewellery, art, coffee, wine and food. Some of the popular places to eat and drink are: Chocolate Buddha, which serves Japanese fusion cuisine in a contemporary setting, Beer DeLuxe Fed Square, which offers a selection of local and international beers and pub food in a casual atmosphere. Taxi Kitchen, which features modern Australian dishes with Asian influences and panoramic views of the city skyline. Federation Square is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. However, the opening hours of individual attractions and businesses may vary. Federation Square hosts over 2000 events and activities every year, such as festivals, concerts, exhibitions, screenings, markets, workshops. Federation Square is easily accessible by public transport, as it is connected to the Melbourne Central railway station (part of the City Loop underground railway). There are also several tram and bus routes that stop near Fed Square. Federation Square has a parking facility that can accommodate up to 1600 vehicles. Federation Square is one of the most popular and iconic landmarks in Melbourne. It attracts millions of visitors every year with its diverse range of cultural attractions, entertainment options, shopping opportunities and dining choices. It is also a landmark of contemporary architecture and urban design that reflects Melbourne’s identity as a creative and cosmopolitan city. Federation Square is more than just a venue; it is a vibrant and dynamic part of Melbourne’s life.

Federation Square (Fed Square) is located in Melbourne , Victoria, VIC 3000. Federation Square (Fed Square) offers more than 25 stores and other services such as cinemas or restaurants. Get information about opening hours, store list directions with map and GPS. Federation Square (Fed Square) is located on address Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne , Victoria, VIC 3000.

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Federation Square (Fed Square) address is: Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia (map)
Coordinates: -37.81797, 144.969024
City & State: Melbourne, Victoria
# of stores: 25 »  Go to the store list
Phone: 03 9655 1900
Email: info@fedsquare.com
URL source: https://www.australia-shoppings.com/malls-centres/victoria/melbourne/federation-square-fed-square
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