The historic waterfront district has gained fame as Hobart’s hub of culture and the arts in the vibrant capital city of Tasmania. It is best enjoyed from any of the luxury serviced apartments Hobart offers its international visitors, and choice options can be explored further at the Somerset on the Pier Hobart. With fine interiors, chic amenities and 5-star service, these apartments are an excellent choice of Hobart accommodation. The waterfront occupies an important part in Hobart’s history, as it was the first point of entry for British immigrants in the nineteenth century. This iconic neighbourhood now boasts an intriguing variety of arts and culture that is worth delving into when you’re into the city. Every Saturday until 3pm, you’ll get to enjoy the finest offerings of locally sourced products and services at the vibrant Salamanca Market. From jewellery and artwork to food and handicrafts, you’ll be transported to the very heart of Tasmanian creativity here. Another must-visit locus that showcases some of the finest Tasmanian talent is the Salamanca Arts Centre, which finds its home over a spread of the historic Georgetown warehouses that line the waterfront. Here, you will discover an intriguing collection of art galleries, theatres and arts administrative offices that is a one-stop shop of Tasmanian ingenuity. The complex also boasts some fabulous performance arts spaces at which there is always something going on, from cultural exhibitions and Shakespearean productions to abstract art showings; your inner creative demon will be unleashed with a vengeance in the midst of all this inspiration. You’ll also get to witness some spectacular music concerts, dance performances, literary readings and intriguing festivals of all kinds at this bustling hub of arts and culture, so venture on down and request a schedule of events to make the most of your time in Hobart.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.