Battery Point Sculpture Trail, Hobart

#1 of 15 in Historic Sites in Hobart
Historic Walking Area · Scenic Walking Area
Battery Point Sculpture Trail is named after a battery of guns, which were established here in 1818 as defense against French and Russian invaders. This historic city district retains much of its character from over a century ago. If you'd like, join a guided tour of the district's most notable historic houses and restaurants dating back to the first European settlement of the city. You can also sightsee on your own and drop by one of the popular pubs for a quick bite and a refreshing drink. This upscale neighborhood provides an ideal natural backdrop for photographs, making it a popular stop for tourists. Put Battery Point Sculpture Trail and other Hobart attractions into our Hobart trip itinerary maker app, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • There are a few arts and crafts galleries here, along with gift shops and restaurants. It's good for a peruse especially if you like old historic buildings, although Tasmania is filled with these...  more »
  • It’s nice to see that some places on Battery Point has retained its "Olde Worlde Charm" but you can see the necessities of the 20th-21st centuries have crept in. Get yourself a map of the place and...  more »
  • Half scavenger hunt, half history lesson this trail is a great romp through a delightful historical neighborhood. The biggest delight is looking at the many periods homes and gardens while the various signposts explain the history of this section of Hobart.

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