Soak up the atmosphere in Salamanca Place, where Hobart’s historic, creative and cultural heart beats.
By Jennifer Ennion
Once the stomping ground for sailors, whalers and workmen, Salamanca Place in
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Top things to do in and around Salamanca Place
Shop at Salamanca Market Shop at Spacebar Gallery Catch a show at Peacock Theatre Eat lunch at The Brick Factory Stay at Salamanca Wharf Hotel
Every Saturday, more than 300 stallholders bring Salamanca Place to life with the bustling
Pick up a pair of glass-bead earrings, a canvas satchel or a quirky print from Salamanca Arts Centre. Established out of a desire to support independent designers and artists, the centre is housed in a large 1800s sandstone warehouse alongside art galleries, a metal-work co-op and a theatre.
Watch an intimate performance at the popular
There are plenty of cafés and restaurants to dine at in Salamanca Place, and
In Hobart, you won't be stuck for choices when it comes to finding a hotel, and The Taste of Tasmania festival a week-long summer celebration of Tasmanian food and wine held along Hobart's waterfront. Dine on fresh seafood and sample cool-climate wines and craft beer from close to 70 stalls. Soak up the sounds of local musicians and more than 100 buskers, and don't forget to head down early on New Year's Eve to catch the fireworks show over Sullivans Cove. The festival is held around
Shop at Spacebar Gallery
Catch a show at Peacock Theatre Eat lunch at The Brick Factory Stay at Salamanca Wharf Hotel
Eat lunch at The Brick Factory Stay at Salamanca Wharf Hotel