Melbourne Central, Melbourne

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Soothe yourself with retail therapy at Melbourne Central. At Melbourne Central, bop in and out of a range of fashionable shops. Find even more stores along the pedestrian- and tram-only block between Swanston and Elizabeth Streets that makes up the Bourke Street Mall. Before exiting, take a moment to listen to some of Melbourne's most talented street performers. Put Melbourne Central at the forefront of your travel plans using our Melbourne online trip itinerary planner.
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  • Melbourne Central is more than a shopping centre. It has one of the major stations on the City Loop underground system. The Shot Tower is a very tall structure encased in a glass tower; it dates from....  more
    Melbourne Central is more than a shopping centre. It has one of the major stations on the City Loop underground system. The Shot Tower is a very tall structure encased in a glass tower; it dates from....  more »
  • Absolutely massive and has something for everyone, the highlight is the how the old blends with the new. 
    Absolutely massive and has something for everyone, the highlight is the how the old blends with the new.  more »
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  • Good central location in the city to meet up with people. Bless the clock. On every hour the clock plays Waltzing Matilda, which is a pretty neat thing for tourists to experience. Has lots of shops ranging from food, clothes, skincare, technology, arcade, bowling, laser tag and more… No one I know actually goes to the shops here though, it’s more just a formality to have them.
  • A good shopping experience in the heart of the city. Lots of different stores, including many popular franchises, and also plenty of food and entertainment options. But I've also loved the main courtyard with the Shot Tower under the dome - such a weird concept but it totally works!

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