Local shops (below) sell distinctively Tasmanian goods, old-fashioned sweets, "baked delights" and so forth. There are many quality galleries and craft shops. The atmosphere and genuinity of Richmond make it one of the most popular visitor destinations in the state.
Apart from the Richmond Bridge and Gaol, one of the most popular attraction is Old Hobart Town, a remarkable scale model of Hobart in the 1820's which is highly detailed and historically accurate. Also well worth a visit is The Maze, a two-stage maze with surprise endings.
Richmond has a multitude of quality accommodation options, including two 4½-star, twelve 4-star, and four 3½-star facilities (RACT rated).
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