Battery Point, one of Hobart’s inner-city suburbs takes
its name from the battery of guns established in 1818 on the
promontory of land (since known as Battery Point).
A popular destination, it is
close to the site of the present CSIRO Oceanographic
laboratories on Castray Esplanade, of which sections still
stand. Battery Point is also ideally placed, being a short stroll to Salamanca
Place, the Salamanca Markets and some of Hobart’s finest restaurants.
out our listing of
Battery Point accommodation and
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tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local
maps and other information.