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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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  • The area is filled with older homes, small and large. Many had flower gardens in bloom. The porches were with cast iron trimmings. It is a great walking area with some hills. There were cafes in the a...  more »
  • Unfortunately we missed it last year when we were here in Hobart. But now we got time today with a walk around the Battery point. Wow says we only! This should not be missed and worth every step. Beautiful house and very nice flowers/plants in the gardens. Feels a bit like a uk area.
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  • Always love visiting this place on our yearly pilgrimage to the Apple Isle and this legendary establishment. The great service starts with Angelo or Marco at the front door. Nothing like owners castin...  more »