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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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  • Battery Point has lovely mansions from the late 1800's to the early 1900's, rambling roses, water views, quiet charm, cobblestone streets and some of the best cafes and restaurants in town. We stayed ...  more »
  • A wonderful walk back in history down the laneways looking at the cottages from the early settler days. We only spent an hour or so but well worth filling in any remaining daylight by justing have a c...  more »
  • Great heritage architecture, nice views and a gently walk from the main Hobart tourist areas, well worth a visit, especially when the gardens are in flower.