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Battery Point, Hobart

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Historic Site
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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  • Extremely interesting to those who seek out our past history. Battery for perceived threat unaffordable to fire and little competency to do so. Beautiful park, great for kids and the area has lots of ...  more »
  • Battery Point is an interesting part of Tasmanian history. We walked around admiring the quaint houses and imagined the seafaring lives of100 years ago. We stopped for dinner at Aki - a Japanese resta...  more »
  • Fascinating and interesting place to wander. Download a self guided walking tour and hit the cobblestones.  more »