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Richmond Bridge, Richmond
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The country's oldest bridge still in use, Richmond Bridge remains a testament to Tasmania's forced migration heritage. The sandstone arched structure was built by convicts between 1823 and 1825. An unsolved murder marked the early bridge's history, when a notorious prison guard fell asleep drunk on the bridge and was pushed off its edge by presumably one or more of the prisoners. Pack some snacks for a picnic on the grassy riverbank underneath this national heritage site. Add Richmond Bridge and other attractions to your Richmond trip itinerary using our Richmond itinerary maker.
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  • Lokasi ini dapat dicapai dengan berkendara sekitar 30 menit dari kota Hobart. Jembatan ini merupakan salah satu jembatan tertua di Australia yang masih berfungsi hingga kini dan masuk dalam peninggala...  more »
  • Richmond Bridge spans the Coal River and is reputed to be the oldest Bridge still operational in Australia. Built by convicts in 1823. Very little traffic and scenic sights of the Coal River Valley. I...  more »
  • I have been there many times and always enjoyed walking over it and around it. Very historic and under the bridge saw ducks and some paddle boats 
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  • A fantastic piece of Australia's history. With picnic grounds, good parking and a few nice short walks it's an excellent chance to stop, stretch your legs and enjoy Australia's oldest bridge.
  • Fantastic architecture and great piece of history. Lovely township. Great photo spot.
  • One of the oldest and beautiful bridge. Quiet and nice location
  • Lovely surrounding parklands, with walks rich in history. Australia's oldest bridge is well worth the stop!
  • Oldest bridge in Australia, made by those pesky convicts! It is a very pretty bridge and it is a site to tick off when travelling around tassie. However it is still just a bridge.