An Exciting Blend of the Old and the New

Hobart the capital of Tasmania is a city that offers history, natural beauty, stunning architecture, great shopping and dining. Hobart is the second oldest city in Australia, having seen the first European settlement in 1803. Hobart City nestles in the foothills of rugged Mount Wellington and then wraps around the winding peaceful shoreline of the beautiful Derwent River. In 2013 Lonely Planet ranked Hobart in the top ten spots to visit in the world.

Hobart is a great blend of the old and the new… convict built buildings host much of the city’s vibrant nightlife

Hobart is a beautiful historic city with a great blend of the old and the new. Convict built buildings span Salamanca Place which is home to the weekly Salamanca Markets as well as much of the city’s vibrant nightlife. Arts and culture are big in Hobart too, with the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in the city being one of Tasmania’s most popular tourist destinations – and admission is free if you live in the state!

Hobart is a great place to uncover some of Tasmania’s history as you spend time wandering through the convict built sandstone buildings – such as the Cascade Brewery, with tours operating daily. Relax as you enjoy the experience of the restaurants, bars, craft shops and art studios. Be captured by the attractions Hobart has to offer, from the picturesque botanical gardens to the iconic museums.

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An Exciting Blend of the Old and the New