12 iconic Australian places - how many have you visited?
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8. See Port ArthurPort Arthur is the most evocative reminder of Australia’s convict origins. This ‘hell on earth’ is remarkably pretty and only as you tour the buildings do you come to grasp the nightmarish life of its inhabitants. After extensive recent renovation, Port Arthur, a World Heritage site, was recently declared Australia’s best major tourist attraction. To read about more places to visit when in Tasmania click here.