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Halifax Public Gardens

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Address: Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
Phone Number: 1 902 423 9865
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Description: This beautiful Victorian-inspired garden has been open to the public since...
This beautiful Victorian-inspired garden has been open to the public since 1875 and remains as one of Halifax's most beautiful and cherished sites.
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The center of Halifax has easily one of the gems of the Maritimes. These gardens are spectacular... well worth the time. It is a relaxing respite from any hustle or bustle. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Ajijic, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The center of Halifax has easily one of the gems of the Maritimes. These gardens are spectacular... well worth the time. It is a relaxing respite from any hustle or bustle. A g;rea;t collection of old growth trees and shrubs that are kept in great condition. The water features, ponds and the birds that inhabit the gardens make it perfect... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What a nice find! The gardens are free and open to all. This is a great place to wander and admire the plants, or to sit and relax in a nice setting. There are different areas focussing on different sorts of flowers (dahlias, etc), with lots of lawn and loads of hostas (and I love hostas). It is well placed... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great for a quiet stroll through a lovely park. Very nicely kept and we saw some unusual birds along the way.

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Sydney, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Gardens are marvelous. Flowers are so bright & enough trees to get a cool shade when you need it. The walk around is easy to do with plenty of benches to reast when needed.

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Mexico DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

These are well kept gardens with colourful flower beds (at least in summer!), a nice respite from the downtown Halifax pace. You can sit down on a bench and coexist with the easy going ducks.

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Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and free day activity in Halifax. I was lucky enough to visit during the height of their dahlia bed display, very nice park.

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Saint Johns
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Dahlias in bloom this time of year, lovely place to walk , close to shopping, restaurants, and many hotels close by.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Halifax Public Gardens are lovely and a truly serene place to spend a few minutes. If you are interested in flowers and shrubbery, they are the place for you. If you need a few quiet moments to reflect, they will provide the perfect ambiance. If not, they are nice to walk through and move on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A lovely spot for a breath of fresh air and some sunshine. The Gardens are extremely well maintained and a joy to visit. The cafe offers coffee, ice cream, baked goods and other treats. You can visit the large duck pond with the model Titanic (but no iceberg). Also note that the main gates of the Gardens are actually a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous gardens . Relatively small compared to map, but peaceful water bodies and beautiful dalias. Interesting birds and nice walkways

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