Eureka Tower is a skyscraper situated in Melbourne, Australia. It was opened in 2006 and was designed to a Modern style by Melbourne architectural firm Fender Katsalidis Architects. The building stands at 297 metres in height. It is mainly a residential building but does have an observation deck and restaurant on the 88th floor that is popular with tourists. The building was built mainly out of reinforced concrete with a glass facade of which the top 10 floors have 24-carat gold plated glass. The building is dominant in the city of Melbourne's skyline.
The skyscraper is a 10-minute walk away from ‘Southern Cross’ train station. The 216, 219, 220 and 605 buses all stop close to the skyscraper. The 1, 6, 16, 64 and 67 trams also stop close by at ‘Arts Precinct/St Kilda Road’.
Opening Times and Admission
The building is used mainly for residential purposes so the only way you can use the building as a member of the public is by visiting the observation deck. The observation deck is open daily, 10am-10pm. Admission is set at 23$ for adults and 15$ for concessions, if you book online you will receive a discount on those prices.