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'''Ross''' is a small historical town in the centre of the [[Australia|Australian]] state of [[Tasmania]], 120 km north of [[Hobart]] and 80 km south of [[Launceston]].
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'''Ross''' is a small historic town in the centre of the [[Australia|Australian]] state of [[Tasmania]], 120 km north of [[Hobart]] and 80 km south of [[Launceston]]. Ross was first settled in 1821 as a garrison town for soldiers, as a coaching stop on the Midlands Highway and as a market town. It's especially popular with Japanese travellers, as the bakery was the template for a Japanese comic series ("Kiki's bakery").
  
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Ross was first settled in 1821 as a garrison town for soldiers, as a coaching stop on the Midlands Highway and as a market town.
 
 
==See==
 
 
*'''Ross Bridge''' - built in 1836 by convict labour
 
  
 
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* '''Church''' -- Made of sandstone and built by convicts.
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* '''Ross female factory''' -- Female convicts camp. Visit this to see how the prisoners in Tasmania endured their lives.
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* '''Sheep museum'''
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* '''Ross Bridge''' -- Built in 1836 by convict labor. This is one of the oldest bridges in Australia and is made from sandstone.
  
 
==Do==
 
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A pleasant barbeque and resting place can be found at the bridge. It is an excellent spot for lunch on a sunny day.
  
 
==Buy==
 
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Muffins or other sweets from the bakery.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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*<drink name="ross pub!" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">beer!</drink>
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==Sleep==
 
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Next to the bakery there is a hotel. Kiki's room is available for rent. If you just want to take a picture, just ask politely at the reception.
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*<sleep name="colonial cottages of ross" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="0363815354" url="http://rossaccommodation.com.au/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">lovely sandstone cottages around the village and a bed and breakfast cottage as well</sleep>
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Latest revision as of 07:33, 27 July 2009

Ross is a small historic town in the centre of the Australian state of Tasmania, 120 km north of Hobart and 80 km south of Launceston. Ross was first settled in 1821 as a garrison town for soldiers, as a coaching stop on the Midlands Highway and as a market town. It's especially popular with Japanese travellers, as the bakery was the template for a Japanese comic series ("Kiki's bakery").


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  • Church -- Made of sandstone and built by convicts.
  • Ross female factory -- Female convicts camp. Visit this to see how the prisoners in Tasmania endured their lives.
  • Sheep museum
  • Ross Bridge -- Built in 1836 by convict labor. This is one of the oldest bridges in Australia and is made from sandstone.

Do[edit][add listing]

A pleasant barbeque and resting place can be found at the bridge. It is an excellent spot for lunch on a sunny day.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Muffins or other sweets from the bakery.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • ross pub!. beer!  edit


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Next to the bakery there is a hotel. Kiki's room is available for rent. If you just want to take a picture, just ask politely at the reception.

  • colonial cottages of ross, 0363815354, [1]. lovely sandstone cottages around the village and a bed and breakfast cottage as well  edit


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