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Address: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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Great place to live

Not sure I would class Wapping as a tourist attraction as its now mainly a small suburb of units development. Back in the 1800's it was once the down trodden working class area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2015
Tewbacka
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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Not sure I would class Wapping as a tourist attraction as its now mainly a small suburb of units development. Back in the 1800's it was once the down trodden working class area of Hobart Now its a great place to live if you wanted to be close to the city centre and don't own a car. Walk to the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2013

Once a squalid slum area of old Hobart Town, Wappping is now an area of inner city living comprising various unit complexes and some interpretative signs about local Hobart history. An easy and relaxing walk, although probably not what you're expecting.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

Sandwiched in between the hospitals and one of Hobart's ugliest high-rise hotels, Wapping was once one of the old city's seediest districts. Alas, the hovels and dives have long since been cleared away and replaced with sparking clean ticky-tacky walk-up yuppie apartments. There isn't really anything here worth seeing, except for the Theatre Royal and Joe's Garage, which is actually... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

Wapping is the area of Hobart near to the docks. There are lots of attractions in this area and it's well worth visiting.

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