The place has quite some interesting history from how it began. With the initial idea of having a community market in place in 1971, the then President of the National Council of Women Mrs. Grace Montgomery suggested to Alderman Clemente her thoughts which was subsequently established the same year. The Salamanca Market, Hobart back then functioned from Christmas to Easter next year. The turnout at the market grew significantly every year with families making their way to the stalls with the hope of journeying through some very exciting shopping. One could call it a social fair for it did have hundreds of eager visitors coming over with family and friends in high spirits and splurging freely on a very interesting collection of items. It grew; it grew and grows to date making it the most celebrated market in the region.
With time The Salamanca Market turned to be a weekly event and today boasts 300 stalls which run every Saturday making it Tasmania’s most visited tourist destination with over 25,0000 visitors heading over to this exhilarating place every Saturday. Little would you think a weekly market would top the list of the most visited venues in Tasmania considering the Island’s abundance of some scintillating and mind-blowing places. This is the place to be on your next vacation; with impeccable hospitality flourishing in every corner of the Island one would find it hard to make a pick from some of its exquisite hospitality providers. If you are heading down with your family then some good apartment accommodation Hobart can offer is probably what you are looking for. Don yourself with an unparalleled living experience with Somerset on Salamanca Hobart ; all what you are looking for to spice up that holiday.
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Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+