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Salamanca Market

Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6238 2410
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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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Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a diverse range of goods, many local hand made items, many stalls selling local food items and wines. The usual range of souvenir rubbish, but proportionally not as much as say Freo Market which is full of crap. The market is always busy so...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Market is very vibrant , many handmade products that's why expensive I think , some food stalls, u can visit if happen to be there on Saturday timings are 8-30 am to 3pm We parked our car at Hunters Street (it was free on Saturday...More

Thank guinness1star
Reviewed 2 days ago

The assortment and number of stores beats Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market. It was unfortunate that it rained quite heavily when I was there. I can imagine the vibrancy of the place if not for the rain. Hence it is a must visit place it you...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is touristy but fun. All you ever wanted to know about Tasmanian honey can be learned at this market. It is mostly for tourists but friendly and fun.

Thank Diane I
Reviewed 3 days ago

Saturday morning at Salamanca Markets is always an experience worth having. Some good food to eat and purchases to be made but, even without either, it's just great wandering among the stalls and crowds. Even better when you have the backdrop of a snow-covered Mount...More

Thank Kleinewurstsemmel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found the markets to be expensive and a lot of yuppy things. No one is cheap! Found it very disappointing

Thank tassiedevils1412
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No visit to Hobart is complete without a visit to the Salamanca market. Make sure you go there with room in your tummy and your luggage. Lots of local food to try and take with you as well as beautiful handcrafts. I have a beanie...More

Thank Yvette J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must when visiting Hobart shame about windy weather still worth wandering around something for everyone. Produce and takeaway food choices are excellent no need for breakfast eat here.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 days ago

By the amount of people walking on a very fresh, chilly with the sun shining was certainly a way of becoming warm whilst your eyes are amazed at the delights of gifts, food, clothing, plants, books, music being played, young future singers filling the air...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I spent a happy and contented two hours ambling around the Salamanca Market. It is brilliant. A feast of sights, sounds and tempting aromas from the hot food stalls. There is indeed something on offer to suit all tastes and interests. Local produce such as...More

Thank Debra D
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nevillegibb
27 March 2017|
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Response from DaianaMag | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no, didn't see her as I was there very early, just after 8am!
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Paddy1954
9 February 2017|
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Response from SalamancaMarket | Property representative |
Salamanca Market has a free shuttle service which operates between 9am and 2pm each Saturday. The service links various car parks in the city to Salamanca. More information is available on the City of Hobart Website under... More
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Partyof42014
4 June 2016|
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Response from Kate S | Reviewed this property |
It's less than one kilometre so if you can walk that far .... Coming home with heaps of shopping, on the other hand, might be bit of a stretch but you can always get a cab!
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