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Salamanca Market

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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

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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Nice markets with local wares on offer

A bustling market with lots of local wares and produce on offer. We snagged some Coal River triple cream Brie which went down a treat. Everything for sale from jewellery, wood... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A bustling market with lots of local wares and produce on offer. We snagged some Coal River triple cream Brie which went down a treat. Everything for sale from jewellery, wood work and leather goods to fresh produce and local fudge. Suggest you try a hot jam donut from the donut & coffee van while you're there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quite a few stalls are overpriced but you know it's a boutique market really, I suppose they play on the reputation to draw the crowd in to spend the money but still it's a nice half day out. Explore the market then go for lunch at "Irish Murphy's" = a pretty nice morning and lunch. Growing number of stalls with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved the vibe of the market. Ate a scallop pie- yum! Bought a hand knitted hat for our granddaughter, tried salad dressing, had coffee and enjoyed wandering through the variety of stalls. Fun times!

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of handmade and homemade products. One of the best markets in Australia. Great atmosphere with live music being played throughout different areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Salamanca market has so much to offer, from the produce stalls, clothing and jewelry. We were in town on a sat morning and decided we would walk down to the market and get something to eat. There is a huge variety of food vans. I settled for some asian noodles while my partner ate some locally made bratwurst sausages. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and teenage children went to the Saturday Salamanca Market while we were staying in Hobart. I've been to many markets in my life, but this one would have to be one of the best (if not the best) I've ever been to. There was everything there - an amazing variety of food (including Vegan), coffee, fresh juice, arts,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Market is amazing, but if you have a fear of crowds or get claustrophobic this could b scary! Lots of wonderful local craftsman selling their wares. Great food available , produce and flowers. Sometimes car shows or other activities going on in the park attached.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always make a visit to these markets when we're in Tassie, and always come away with bags full of local arts and crafts, some quite unique. It seems that increasing amounts of outsourced items are creeping into the numerous stalls which I find disappointing, but you can generally identify these without too much difficulty. The mood in the market... More 

Thank Mick L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well set out markets with a great selection of local produce. Terrific variety of foods to sample and buy and some quality items ranging from gloves to handbags to art. Very entertained by the buskers on the day. A very enjoyable few hours to spend on a Saturday morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Each time we visit Hobart I make sure that I go to this market. There is a great range of local produce, tasty food, jewellery, knitted and craft items - just the sort of things you would like to find at a classy market.

Thank Helen W

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