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'''Ross''' is a small historic town in the center 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.
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'''Ross''' is a small historic town in the center 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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==See==
 
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* '''Church''' of standstone built by convicts
*'''Ross Bridge''' - built in 1836 by convict labor.
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* '''Ross female factory''' Female convicts camp 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.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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Nice bbq rest place at the bridge. Excellent for lunch on a sunny day
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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Muffins or other sweets from the bakery
  
 
==Eat==
 
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==Sleep==
 
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Next to the bakery are guest rooms. Kiki's room is available for rent.
 
==Get out==
 
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Revision as of 13:07, 3 July 2006

Ross is a small historic town in the center 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 of standstone built by convicts
  • Ross female factory Female convicts camp to see how the prisoners in Tasmania endured their lives
  • Sheep museum
  • Ross Bridge - built in 1836 by convict labor.

Do

Nice bbq rest place at the bridge. Excellent for lunch on a sunny day

Buy

Muffins or other sweets from the bakery

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Next to the bakery are guest rooms. Kiki's room is available for rent.

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