is the capital city of the Australian state of Tasmania and is Australia’s second oldest city, after Sydney.
Hobart sits along the Derwent River and began humbly as a penal colony. Hobart is now a small and intimate city in the Greater Hobart area.
The city is renowned for its many historic buildings, including the famous Salamanca Place, and is the gateway to Southern Tasmania.
Hobart played a major role during the heroic age of Antarctic exploration and is one of the five gateway cities to Antarctica.
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