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The area south of Hobart is the more interesting and historic area that includes Salamanca and Battery Point and further out to Cascades Brewery. There are some interesting old houses and historic sights.
But I'm biased because I live here. The only thing South Hobart lacks is a decent bookstore. Cafes, thrift stores, fine grocers, fish and chips, restaurants, pharmacy, architects, butchers, the South Hobart Living Arts Collective, yoga classes, playgrounds, petrol station, brewery... what more could you...More
This is a great area with a number of things to do whilst there as it is the older part of hobart with houses that date from the mid 19th century up to the mid 20th century so there is quite an architectural span here...More
This fringe of city suburb has all you need for refreshment. Hill Street Store for delicatessen, a great selection of cheese & all yr needs. Nearby is the Macquarie Food Store where the service is excellent as is the ambiance. Food is basic & good....More
South Hobart is an old part of the city, full of houses from the 1840s through to 1950's. Cafes, playgrounds, dog groomer, bike hire Wow! Walk up Maquarie Street, past two sets of shops, (cafes at each), at the 2nd you arrive at Darcy Street...More
I got off at South Hobart Village when riding the Red Decker "Hop On Hop Off" Bus yesterday.
A nice setting - peaceful even on a weekday. Spent about an hour walking around before reboarding another Red Decker.