Hobart is the oldest capital in Australia after Sydney. It is the capital of Tasmania which is set near the city centre and its beaches stretch along the shores of the river and estuary beyond.
Hobart has many ancient buildings, side by side, with new ones as it provides what a visitor is looking for. It is the smallest capital whose astonishing natural whereabouts are in close proximity.
The following destinations are some of pretty nice places to visit as tourist attractions in Hobart
- See the View from the Summit of kunanyi / Mount Wellington
- Salamanca Place & Salamanca Market
- Port Arthur Day Trip
- MONA: Museum of Old and New Art
- Stroll along the Battery Point Sculpture Trail
- Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
- Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Hobart is home to many recreational places like the old Museum of Old and New Art and a consequence of a number of restaurants and other constant parade of constructions for having different kinds of drinks. It was the first city to have a casino in 1973.
Talking about population density in Tasmania, it is the most populous city in the Island of Tasmania, but the least in density of population as state capital in Australia. It was established in1803 and declared as a penal colony where booms and busts have struck along its history.
Robert Hobart was the Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, after whom the name Hobart was given to the city by David Collins, the first Lieutenant-Governor of Diemen’s Land. Hobart stretches over a land of 1,696 km2 , having a population number of 207,554 depending on statistics executed in 2018.
The groups of ancestries in Hobart are from different nationalities: English, Australian, Irish, Scottish and German. English and Australian peoples are the most common residents (the prominent nationalities) in the country as a whole, but with the rest of Tasmania they are on par.