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Hobart


Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the state of Tasmania in Australia. The city today has a population of 200,525 (as of the 2006 census).

The first British settlement on Tasmania took place in 1803, when a penal colony was established at Radison Cove on the eastern shore of the Derwent River. However, in 1804 the settlement was moved to Sullivan Cove, the present day location of Hobart. Initially the town as known as "Hobart Town" or "Hobarton", the name being chosen to honor Lord Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire who was the British Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, at that time.

Hobart is internationally famous as being the site of the fnish of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race which starts in Sydney on Boxing Day (December 26th).

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Lonely Planet Australia (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Kate Armstrong, Cristian Bonetto, Anthony Ham & Trent Holden

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Lonely Planet Pocket Hobart (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet's Pocket Hobart is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Hobart's show-stopping Museum of Old & New Art - a force of culture combining amazing art, architecture and festivals; wander the old stone Salamanca Place warehouses, now housing bars, cafes, restaurants, galleries and performance spaces; and drive to the top of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, towering 1271m over Hobart, for some of the best views in the city; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Hobart and begin your journey now!

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  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
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  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Hobart map (included in print version), plus over eight colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers MONA, Northern Hobart, Battery Point, Sandy Bay, South Hobart, Salamanca Place, the Waterfront, Central Hobart and more.

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Hobart, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Hobart's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Tasmania guide.

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TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Travel Like a Local - Map of Hobart: The Most Essential Hobart (Australia) Travel Map for Every Adventure

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Hide & Seek Hobart (Explore Australia)

By Dale Campisi

Hardie Grant Grp
Released: 2012-09-01
Kindle Edition (104 pages)

Hide & Seek Hobart (Explore Australia)
 
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Hide & Seek Hobart' is your guide to discovering the hidden places of Hobart's city centre and surrounds. Tasmania may have been the lonely island at the edge of Australia, but now with the opening of the provocative MONA gallery and the increase in gourmet dining destinations, the mainland is finally making the pilgrimage to the Apple Isle. This cute guide features 30 unique and intriguing places, with everything from an underground tour of Hobart’s waterways, to a cafe serving coffee, tea and Japanese nori-shaped triangles. And none of these places will burn a hole in your wallet.


 
 
 

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