Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

3.7
Landmark · Tourist Spot
Arguably the defining landmark of Melbourne, Flinders Street Station is a colonial-era railway station at the junction of Flinders and Swanston Streets. The main entrance is known for several clocks hanging over it and is a popular meeting spot. "Meet you under the clocks" is an oft-repeated local phrase. This was the first railway station in an Australian city and the world's busiest passenger station in the late 1920s. Today, the building is a cultural icon, with its prominent dome, arched entrance, and the recognizable clocks. You can easily access this historic landmark, which is responsible for two of Melbourne's busiest pedestrian crossings, from almost anywhere in the city by car or subway. Flinders Street Station is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • I’ve got a framed photo jigsaw of this place in my house.Along with the MCG it’s the most iconic building in Melbourne. Every time I’m over from the uk I can just stand & watch the people...  more »
  • Any true Melbounian would know this. The clocks are at the main entrance of Flinders St Railway Station. It's at the corner of Flinders St and Swantston St, one of the city's main intersections...  more »

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