Surrounded by Hobart hotel apartments, walking around the historic Battery Point is almost like walking around some parts of Ayr, with the old houses, the iron balconies and the well-kept gardens.
A beautiful part of Australia, Tasmania is an ideal location to spend your holiday. With much nature to feel, sights to see and landmarks to visit, The Battery Point is an attraction that you must not miss out.
Battery Point is a charming part of Hobart and was named after a battery of guns which were established on the point in 1818. Discover photogenic streetscapes and a mini-world of picturesque colonial-era cottages when you walk up the steps,
What to take
Put on some comfy walking shoes and make sure you bring your appetite and camera. Battery Point is just a lovely area full of old historic houses, churches and lovely little shop throughout. You can also take a tour on a horse and buggy if you do not wish to walk.
Battery Point offers charming19th-century buildings and cottages, quaint lanes, antique shops, many restaurants, a lovely park and close proximity to accommodations like Somerset on the Pier Hobart. That’s where you begin a 2-hour exploration by climbing the 48 Kelly’s Steps, which connect Salamanca Place with Battery Point. These steps went into stone cliffs during 1839 to give the workers, who lived in cottages above, easy access to the waterfront.
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