Melbourne is the capital city of the state of Victoria, and one of the most populated and urban cities in Australia. Situated along Port Phillip, Melbourne is known as the cultural hub of Australia due to its film, art and dance industries. Melbourne is popular amongst tourists for its unique culture, exciting attractions, and for its colourful society.
Of the many attractions in Melbourne, one which offers a blend of culture, tourism, events and shopping, is the Federation Square. The Federation Square or Fed Square as it is colloquially known, is one of Melbourne’s most popular attractions due to its many exciting features, and is thus considered one of the coolest meeting or hang-out spots in the city.
Located between Flinders Street and Swanson Street, Federation Square spreads over an area of 3.2 hectares and has had over 60 million visits to date. Divided into two sections; The Square and the Atrium, this landmark is home to several of the city’s cultural attractions, dazzling events, and many places to chill out or unwind. Considered to be the “meeting place of the city”, the Federation Square houses important cultural landmarks such as The Australian Centre for the Moving Image and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.
However, the most intriguing feature of this square is its many relaxing and exquisite hang out and meeting spots. There are many restaurants and cafes which are ideal for meeting with clients, hanging out with friends, or even for a quiet dinner with the family. Some of the more popular restaurants and cafes include the ACMI Lounge, the Beer Deluxe and The Cafe Beer Deluxe, Cafe Chinotto, and the Arintji. Fed Square is also Melbourne’s largest public Wi-Fi site, so anyone can visit the square with their laptops or tablets and enjoy free web connection. So if you fancy a visit to a place which combines culture, great food and an overall relaxing atmosphere, then make your way to Melbourne’s Federation Square.
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