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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 park takes in about 4 city blocks & is well laid out with a nice f some flower garden area's that are well taking care of , along with a few ponds & some nice statues, with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

the park takes in about 4 city blocks & is well laid out with a nice f some flower garden area's that are well taking care of , along with a few ponds & some nice statues, with wide walks but no public restrooms

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A gorgeous public space in the heart of Halifax. Must see, and FREE! Photos allowed, no smoking. Do NOT feed the ducks or geese.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A beautiful place for a walk. In the middle of the city, but seems like another world when you're inside. The gorgeous, old trees are my favourite. It's also really nice that they change up the flower arrangements a bit every year. Makes coming back much more interesting.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful place to walk or to sit and have lunch. The flowers and gardens are well kept. Within walking distance of work.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I now work next to the public gardens, but I didn't always, nor did I always live in this city. The Public Gardens are great to wander alone, as a couple, or as a family. There are open areas where kids can place or a family can picnic. There's a nice cafe that offers ice cream, coffee/tea, soup, and baked... More 

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College Station, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We saw the gardens in the Spring with the Rhododendrons and azaleas in bloom. What a wonderful sight for someone from Texas! They are an example of the best kind of pocket urban garden

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed visiting here as a family at the end of June, we had taken a drive to Peggy's Cove, and had enough time to stop here on our way back to our cruise ship. I was glad we did- it was very beautiful and peaceful and it was nice to walk through and relax for a few minutes. We... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Whether you want to escape the daily rushing or take a holiday side excursion, the Halifax Public Gardens is a great choice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Halifax Public Gardens is a little piece of paradise right in the middle of the city. I love to wander through the paths and try to identify all the beautiful plants and trees. I remember playing tag on the family lawn and watching the ducks and swans swim in the pond. Grab some lunch and head to the gardens!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Spend an hour wondering the beautiful gardens. Just off Spring Garden Rd. Lots of open grass, gravel walkways and benches to take it all in. A must for locals and tourist.

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Address: Address: Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
Phone Number: 1 902 423 9865
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End

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