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Battery Point

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This short walk from Salamanca is full of lovely colonial homes and cute shops. There are some nice restaurants for dinner and the view of both the mountain and the river are lovely from here.

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very much a residential area but there are many accommodation options, a few eateries and it's just a few minutes' walk to Salamanca with heaps of shops, restaurants and of course the market. It's on a hill overlooking the bay and Mt Wellington...More

Thank Beangene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the long way round - don't go up the steps from Salamanca Market. You'll enjoy the views, the semaphore hut, and the dysfunctional military installations that give Battery Point its name. The houses are all suitable for photos and framing, and there are lots...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely part of Hobart for a walk on a sunny day in early winter. Lots of lovely old homes, great views of the harbour and Mt Wellington in the distance. The Shipwright arms hotel is a classic old pub that is worth a look....More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the walk to see the old buildings and how they have been preserved. In combination with Salamanca market, made for a good day.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for a wonder around the streets of Battery Point, they have lovely old homes as well as Jackman and McRoss bakery here.

Thank bilby2009
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Battery Point is a real gem only spoilt by the apartments on the lead up to Arthur Circus and that dreadful pub on Hampden Road.

Thank kmec68
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely historic area with great buildings, cafes, restaurants and shops. Easy to walk around or to or from salamanca markets. Also a great value vintage shop!! Best place. Plus a great bakery Jackson's!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nick walk lots to see amazing old homes and a lot of places to eat. Many gallery's to see. Worth the walk. Very busy with traffic. A few parks with views over the water. Give it a go.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Fabulous spot to walk. Historic homes and why not pop into the local bakery whilst you are there. Great coffee and cake at Jackson MCCrossen.

Thank Caroline H
Nearby Restaurants
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.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Salamanca Market
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.49 km away
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.35 km away
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.48 km away
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wan c
29 April 2017|
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Response from Rod T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure but is very close to town centre
4 September 2016|
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Response from 1Linron | Reviewed this property |
Yep the Red Decker which leaves from the tourist information office. 35$ for a day or $40 for 2 days per person. I posted a review with photos if you want to take a look. Hope you find them helpful. 1 Linrob
19 January 2015|
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Response from SuemMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift at St Ives Apartments in Battery Point