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Halifax Public Gardens

Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada (South End)
1 902 423 9865
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Ranked #2 of 79 Attractions in Halifax
Type: Gardens
Description: 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Just a beautiful place to wander around when you first get in Halifax. Eat at a nearby restaurant and visit the shops then walk around the gardens. Very serene and lovely. Just don't get too close to the swans.

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Saco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A lovely park is located close to DAL and the Spring Garden shopping area. The flowers, veggies, trees and fountains are just plain amazing. They top it off with a lovely little place you can get ice cream and refreshments. We thoroughly enjoyed this little space within the city. Well done.

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Halifax, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

First, a confession: I live so close to these gardens that I visit two or three timnes day from oipening day until it closes for the winter--except when I'm vacationing elsewhere. The calm and beauty, the scent of bursting beds, summertime blossoms or decaying leaves, are all part of the experience and I love it. The flower beds, trees and... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Exceptional spot lots of flowers relaxing walk great little coffee shop inside. in the heart of the city regular spot for the locals summer concerts Swans ducks pigeons fountains and small pond

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Coquitlam, Canada
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58 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

With nice walkways and some statues and a beautiful little circular pavilion, this I'm sure is the second best place to relax and to take a leisurely stroll in Halifax after the waterfront boardwalk :), and you'll get there straight up on Sackville from the waterfront and on the left after a half-hour walk or less. I came here after... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Our cruise excursion stopped at the public garden. Very pretty fall day. Beautiful gardens. Enjoyed the symbolism of the shape of some of the gardens. Well kept and worth the visit.

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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Free, nice public gardens. Only downside was the gazebo was closed off if you want to take pictures in there.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you have some time on your hands, definitely worth a nice stroll through, easy to get to and free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A well maintained expanse of gardens in downtown Halifax. Unfortunately a fairly wet and miserable day when I visited but still possible to appreciate the beauty of this location.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were there in early October when most tourists were gone but the gardens were still blooming. This is a park pretty much in the middle of the city, but only a 15 minute walk from most places in this capital of Nova Scotia (which is a very walkable town). If you are in Halifax, this is a must-visit...

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