Must-see shopping in Hobart

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    Salamanca Market

    Every Saturday since 1972, the open-air Salamanca Market has filled the tree-lined expanses of Salamanca Pl with more than 300 stalls. Fresh organic…

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    Farm Gate Market

    Bathurst St turns organic at this weekly foodie favourite that brings in primary producers from across the state – expect fresh fruit and veg, raw honey,…

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    State Bookstore

    Usually the movie is adapted from the book, but in this case the bookshop is adapted from the adjoining State Cinema. Recently relocated into a larger…

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    Fullers Bookshop

    Hobart's best bookshop has a great range of literature and travel guides, plus regular book launches, signings and readings, and the writerly Afterword…

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    Handmark Gallery

    A key tenant at the Salamanca Arts Centre, Handmark has been here for 30 years, displaying unique ceramics, glass, woodwork and jewellery, plus paintings…

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    Hobart Twilight Market

    Filling the lawns behind Lower Sandy Bay Beach (aka Long Beach; about 5km south of central Hobart), this summer market runs to a beat of waves and live…

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    Cracked & Spineless

    We love a good secondhand bookshop (and don't care if the spines are cracked, absent or otherwise). This one is hidden up some steps at the back of a…

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    Bruny Island Cheese Co

    Bruny Island cheese whiz Nick Haddow has done so well making cheese offshore, that he's opened a cheesy cellar door in the Salamanca Arts Centre. Sit, sip…

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    MONA Shop

    After swanning through the exhibits inside MONA and enjoying a wine or two, check out the excellent little shop near the entry, selling quirky,…

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    In a lovely old city sandstone shopfront, Poet specialises in nonfiction and philosophy, plus its own line of stationery (including hats, leather goods…

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    Cool Wine

    Offers an excellent selection of Tasmanian wine, spirits and craft beers (plus a few global interlopers, if they're up to scratch), as well as regular…

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    Wursthaus Kitchen

    Follow your nose into this brilliant fine-food showcase just off Salamanca Place, selling cheeses, cakes, breads, olives, wines and pre-prepared meals. Oh…

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    On Hampden Creative

    Excellent little two-room Battery Point shop selling little handmade Tasmanian things: jewellery, candles, soaps, scarves and pots of leatherwood honey…

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    Despard Gallery

    Top-notch contemporary Tasmanian arts – jewellery, canvases, glassware and ceramics – in a lovely old sandstone building a short stroll from Salamanca…

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    Hobart Book Shop

    Step into the hushed Hobart Book Shop, with its excellent array of reads and dedicated wall full of Tasmanian authorly efforts.

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    Tommy Gun Records

    For all your vinyl, secondhand CD, studded-leather wristband and black heavy-metal T-shirt requirements.

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    Hobart has its fair share of hippies, and plenty of them shop at wholesome Eumarrah (along with students and the odd health-conscious city suit). Expect…

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    Drink Co

    Excellent little bottle shop down an otherwise unremarkable arcade of Salamanca Place. Top-shelf Tassie wines and spirits are the names of the games – and…

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    Hello Gorgeous

    Hello! From the 1970s back to the '40s (and beyond), this gorgeous little shop is your best bet for designer and boutique vintage gear in Hobart, from…

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    Gear up for your imminent Tasmanian bushwalking epic at this excellent outdoors store, founded in the 1980s by latter-day Tasmanian Jan Cameron (who sold…