Battery Point, Hobart

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#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Hobart
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. Put Battery Point and other Hobart attractions into our Hobart trip itinerary maker app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Battery Point was about a 20 minute walk from our hotel. It is a step back in time, lovely old clapperboard houses, St. George's church (closed when we went unfortunately but glass entrance doors show...  more »
  • What a lovely walk we had around here ! Beautifully kept cottages........so adorable. The streets here just ooze history and you can imagine the people living back then in these lovely little cottages...  more »
  • The scenery and architecture is amazing. So many beautiful homes with so much character. Great location as walking distance to lots that Hobart has to offer  more »

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