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Battery Point, Hobart

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Battery Point is named after a battery of guns, which were established here in 1818 as defense against French and Russian invaders. This historic city district retains much of its character from over a century ago. If you'd like, join a guided tour of the district's most notable historic houses and restaurants dating back to the first European settlement of the city. You can also sightsee on your own and drop by one of the popular pubs for a quick bite and a refreshing drink. This upscale neighborhood provides an ideal natural backdrop for photographs, making it a popular stop for tourists. Arrange your visit to Battery Point and discover more family-friendly attractions in Hobart using our Hobart trip itinerary maker.
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  • We walked round from the waterfront past Salamanca It was a pleasant stroll and the old houses were very attractive.  more »
  • A district located near Salamanca, example of Victorian architecture. Quiet streets, beautiful homes, quiet. Views of the city.
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  • The beautiful ambience of these charming cottages and stately buildings is somewhat tarnished by the growth of Hobart around, and into, the area but there are some beautiful gems to be found. Arthur's...  more »