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Hobart Sights and Landmarks Guide, Australia

Hobart is a charming city in Tasmania, Australia. It is a city near a river that has a harbor full of activity. Hobart’s mountain backdrop presents exceptional sceneries over the lovely Georgian buildings, abundant parks and the compact suburbs beneath.

This is perhaps the most stress-free and engaging Australian city. Hobart has a flourishing festival scene and a genuine awareness of its history.

The Alpenrail includes a renowned Swiss village and railway models. This is located in the northern part of the city, which is not that far from the famous Cadbury factory.

Antarctic Adventure is another enjoyable place to be. There are exhibits of the flora and fauna, history, and geology. These exhibits bring to life the Antarctic and it also involves taking a trip to a field camp, have a feel of below zero temperatures, ski in a dazzling snowstorm and observe some live Australian Antarctic Base images.

The Cascade Brewery, established in 1824 is the oldest brewery in Australia. This is also a fine example of outstanding 19th century architecture, particularly because it stands against the Mt. Wellington’s backdrop. One would be able to find a small museum in this brewery and there are also some splendid gardens outside.

In the northern section of the city is the Cadbury Factory, founded back in 1921. One would be able to tour the chocolate factory and get some free samples in the process. Guests would be able to see how these premium chocolates are made and one interesting trivia about this factory is that it uses more than a million liters of milk each week.

Another great sight in Hobart is the picture from the pinnacle of Mt. Wellington. It stands to an imposing height of 1,270 meters and it presents a glorious backdrop to Hobart.

The historic General Post Office lies in the center of Hobart. It was from this notable edifice that Roald Amundsen had mailed his telegram back in 1912 to prove to the whole world that he had truly arrived at the South Pole and had safely returned.

The structure of St. David's Cathedral, which was built in 1868, was the attractive building made by George Bodley. This is generally considered as Bodley’s best creation outside of England. One would be able to find a tiny museum in the cloisters.

Salamanca Place is composed of a magnificent row of warehouses made out of Georgian sandstones that date back to the 1830s. It has now been transformed into fantastic galleries, a few cafes, some craft shops, and several restaurants.

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