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Address: Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6238 2410
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Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Description: Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Australia's best...
Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Australia's best outdoor market - proudly operated by the City of Hobart - every Saturday from 8:30am to 3:00pm at Hobart's Salamanca Place. Set between graceful plane trees and the mellow sandstone facades of historic warehouses, Hobart's famous market at Salamanca Place attracts thousands of locals and visitors, every Saturday of the year. They come to visit more than 300 stalls for the food and music, fresh fruit, crisp organic vegetables, hot baked spuds, the warm aroma of a coffee and croissant, buskers singing the blues, stroking a harp or strumming a lively folk song. They come for breakfast, scrambled eggs and orange juice at a Salamanca cafe, then a stroll along the hundreds of stalls, meeting friendly people who make or grow what they sell. Salamanca Market highlights fine Tasmanian art & craft including hand-worked glass, innovative design in Tasmanian timbers, stylish clothing and bold ceramics. Salamanca Market is close to historic St David's Park on the fringe of Hobart's central business district. From the market, it's a short climb up Kelly's Steps to reach the Georgian cottages and the village atmosphere of Battery Point. Hobart's picturesque waterfront is also nearby - cross Salamanca lawns to the docks, where hard-working fishing boats are berthed close to cruising yachts and a square-rigger or two.
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Love a market that is full of handmade products and locals to talk to...rather than mass produced goodies - you will get a fabulous selection of locally made products and do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Love a market that is full of handmade products and locals to talk to...rather than mass produced goodies - you will get a fabulous selection of locally made products and do yourself another favour and go hungry...the tempura mushrooms are fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Every time I go to Hobart I make sure to walk through the street known as Salamanca, the market is so amazing and there is so much you can see and buy and eat!! If you leave hungry then you haven't really experienced the market! Take your time to see every stall, everyone is friendly!!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I heard a lot about these markets before going to Hobart so I was looking forward to seeing the markets. We had breakfast close by then started wandering through and was done within 30min. Stalls cover tacky tourist items, fruit, locally made crafts that look the same as everyone market. Lots of the same stuff.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Salamanca Market should be the standard by which other markets are judged. This market has quality stalls that vary from quality produce, great food to excellent apparel.....a clear winner for a Saturday outing in Hobart.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

An interesting morning spent in a nice part of Hobart. The market was crowded but not overly. There were a variety of stalls on offer, selling local Tasmanian produce. Also well worth a visit are the tiny eclectic art and design galleries located along the edge of the market. These sold local Tasmanian artwork, furniture and jewellery and were very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Second visit to the market personally, this time of year it wasn't as crowded and sadly there were less buskers, still a great vibe, fun arts and crafts and yummy food, I ate a big sausage.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

It's all a bit the same. Over priced wood, over priced hippy clothes, over priced, antiques, over priced wood. I swear there is about 6 things repeated ad nauseum. I did get a nice bottle of Raspberry fortified wine from Hartz vineyard, but the rest of the market was lack lustre the food is not great either. Very view vegan/vego... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Awesome market, everyone in Tasmania is so friendly. This is a busy market with a good variety of stalls (not too much made in China crap). Good amount of locally made. The food on offer is great. Friendly, vibrant atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

A visit to Hobart isn't complete without a visit to Salamanca Market. So we made it a point to be in Hobart on a Saturday. With over 300+ stalls, this street market is big and all sorts of wonderful. There's a variety of different things - fruits, flowers, food, Tasmania-oriented souvenirs, knick-knacks, clothes, confectionery, toys, honey etc. The market gets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place is suited for foodies. Purchased many smaller items for misc gift giving which have all been well-received. Primo quality Tassie wares with few exceptions. Just ask. Many vendors are v closely linked to producers and manufacturers, so knowledgeable and take pride in their poducts. If you aren't looking for gifts, food, wine, etc, it can seem like a... More 

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Address: Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6238 2410
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart
Open Hours:
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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