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  • General Information

    Other Name: -, , State: Tasmania, AUSTRALIA
    Area: 1357.3 kmĀ²
    Languages Spoken: Officially English
    Long Distance Code: +61
    Importance: -
    Best Time to Visit: December to February and Nov-Mar
    International Access: -
  • Description

    Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. Founded in 1803 as a penal colony, it is one of Australia's oldest cities and the eleventh most populous, with a greater area population of approximately 205,566 in 2006. The city is the financial and administrative heart of Tasmania, and also serves as the home port for both Australian and French Antarctic operations.The city is located in the state's south-east on the estuary of the Derwent River.Australia's first legal casino was the 17-storey Wrest Point Hotel Casino in Sandy Bay, opened in 1973. It is still the tallest building in the city, despite being several kilometres out of the CBD, and is a nationally recognised icon.The Hobart nightlife primarily revolves around Salamanca Place and the waterfront area, but popular pubs, bars and nightclubs exist around the city as well. Major national and international music events are usually held at the Derwent Entertainment Centre, or the Casino.
  • Location

    198 km (123 mi) from Launceston
  • Climate

    mild temperate oceanic climate
It is one of the important tourist attractions of the city.It is for the different species of flora and fauna. Here you can see various species of animals koalas,Tasmanian devils,kangaroos,emu,wombat etc.
Battery Point was one of the first areas of Hobart to be settled and it contains some stately colonial housing, now mostly used as up-market accommodation or as restaurants
Cascade Brewery is the oldest brewery in Australia. It is based in South Hobart, Tasmania. The brewery was founded in 1824 by Peter Degraves, an entrepreneur who emigrated from England. It is now owned by Foster's Group. The animal featured on the logo is the now extinct Tasmanian Tiger.

Here you could see how chocolates made and you can also taste free samples.It is Australia`s largest candy factory.It was founded in 1921 and covers an area of 15 hectares.
It is an shopping village where you could get fashions, gifts,jewellery, art,furniture, restaurants and entertainment.
Hartz Mountains is a national park in Tasmania (Australia), 55 km southwest of Hobart. The National Parks is usually covered with snow in winter, with access limited only to 4WDs. Only experienced walkers should walk the tracks (Lake Esperence - 90 Minutes Return and Hartz Peak - 4-5 hours return) in winter. When the snow melts in late spring the waterfalls that surround the park are beautiful and abundant in wildlife. It is one of 20 Tasmanian National Parks
Here you can see the beautiful apple and cherry orchard and salmon farms.
It is the second largest city and the starting point to other scenic areas.The Cataract Gorge is Launceston`s largest tourist attraction.
The Maritime Museum of Tasmania is a privately operated maritime museum dedicated to the history of Tasmania's association with the sea, ships, and ship-building, and is located at Carnegie House in Sullivans Cove, Hobart, Tasmania
Mount Wellington is a mountain on whose foothills is built much of the city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It is often referred to simply as 'the Mountain' by the residents of Hobart, and it rises to 1271 m AHD over the city.

It is frequently snow covered, sometimes even in summer and the lower slopes are thickly forested, but criss-crossed by many walking tracks and a few fire trails. There is also a sealed but narrow road to the summit, about 22 km travel from the city. An enclosed lookout near the summit provides spectacular views of the city below and to the east, the Derwent estuary, and also glimpses of the World Heritage Area nearly 100 km to the west
It is Australia`s most historic city.At night you can experience Historic Ghost Tour.
Parliament House is adjacent to Salamanca Place. It was designed by the famous convict architect John Lee Archer as a customs house and built by convicts between 1835 and 1840. Only when self-government was granted in 1856 did it become the home of the Tasmanian Parliament
Salamanca Place consists of a splendid row of Georgian sandstone warehouses dating back to the 1830s, now converted into cafes, craft shops, galleries and restaurants
St. David's Cathedral construction was commenced in 1868, the handsome edifice being the work of George Bodley. It is generally thought to be his best creation outside England. There is a small museum in the cloisters. 125 Macquarie Street
The Shot Tower was built in 1870 and, of course, its purpose was the manufacture of lead shot by the process of dropping molten lead from a height so that it would form spherical pellets and solidify before hitting the ground. The tower is 48 metres high. It is no longer used for the manufacture of lead shot, but offers a good lookout over the city. Channel Highway about 10 km south of Hobart
The Tasman Bridge lies a little over one kilometre north of the city centre. It was the scene of a disaster when, at 9.27pm on 5th January 1975, the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra crashed into one of the piers and brought down a 127-metre section of the bridge. Four vehicles were on the section at the time and the five people in those vehicles died, together with seven crew members of the Lake Illawarra. Two cars were left suspended precariously over the gap in the bridge, but their occupants escaped
The main attractions of botanical garden are the fern house,japanese garden,rose garden,flower clock,a herb garden etc.
it is located at 40 Macquarie Street.The Museum`s collections primarily focus upon the history of Tasmania.Displays include models of extinct mega fauna that once roamed the island and the presumed extinct Tasmanian tiger, the thylacine.Special interest collections include minerals, fossils, exquisite glass and jewellery and colonial art.
It is located in Mole Creek.Here you can see more than 35 species of birds and animals.
It is at a distance of 100 kilometers south of the city of Hobart.Center for the care of animals, including Lou eagle, kangaroo, Tasmanian devil Bobcats Ha.