I loved visiting Port Arthur as I really like the old buildings and stonework. Needless to say it was hard to narrow down these photos considering I had 100 or so from my day trip. I’ve limited them to the main buildings around The Penitentiary, The Asylum and The Church plus a bonus garden photo. There is so much more to see here though so if you plan on visiting I’d allow a full day at the least.

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The Penitentiary and beyond….

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Stonework, up close…..
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Archway – quite possibly my favourite photo of the day.
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Looking down….
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Panoramic view from above the Penitentiary.

 

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The Asylum.
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Inside the Asylum.
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Leading to the exercise yards in the Asylum – only one prisoner at a time was allowed.
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The Asylum…. another possible top favourite of the day.
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The Church.
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Inside the Church.
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A different perspective from inside the Church.
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The Gardens.

Port Arthur is considered to be an important historic site and you can find more information at their official site here.