Tasmania has two thirds of Australia's listed 19th century buildings.  Its two main cities - Hobart and Launceston - are renowned for their colonial architecture.  The intersection of Macquarie and Murray Streets in Hobart is the only remaining intersection in Australia with a sandstone building on every corner, while Launceston is remarkable because of its complete intact 19th century streets and suburbs.


Significant buildings in Hobart include:

  • Salamanca Docks and Stores
  • Henry Jones Precinct
  • Wharf and Dock
  • Tasmanian Museum Precinct
  • Battery Point
  • Cascade Brewey site

You can enjoy a guided walking tour of the Salamanca and Battery point areas.  Information here.


Significant streetscapes in Launceston include;

  • Central Business District
  • Inveresk railway workshop and workers' cottage precinct
  • Upper George Street gentlemen's rsidences precinct
  • High Street residences precinct
  • Elphin Precinct
  • Former docks, brewery and gaol.

You can enjoy a guided walking tour of the CBD, docks brewery and gaol precincts.  Information here.






Port Arthur