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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 71 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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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I would recommend this place to anyone that visits Halifax or is a residence. A great place to relax & then go on with your day & you can even go get an ice cream and enjoy.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you love flowers, you will thoroughly enjoy this park. It is great for families with small children,and seniors, as it has easy and flat walking trails. Admission is free but you will have to use a parking meter. There are lots of coffee shops close, and sometimes in the summer free entertainment.

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The Maritimes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

the park was founded in 1836, it is a Victorian style park. Very pretty when in bloom, probably starting in June. grab a blanket and have a picnic on the grass or for a walk.

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Lawrencetown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

National Historic Site. Victorian Gardens. Oasis in center of city. Beautiful floral displays. Visit website www.halifaxpublicgardens.ca and blog http://alongthegardenspath.com/

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

When open, usually May through October, this Victorian-style guardian is an oasis of calm away from the bustle of the city. Kids can feed the ducks or race around the many paths, visitors can sit in the shade of established, stately trees, and the thirsty can get a beverage from the tea room. It's not large. But it's a place... More

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Free entry, meandering paths, and beautiful manicured gardens in a park setting in the city center. Great shopping and restaurants close by or you can bring a picnic for the park.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great place to stop and smell the flowers, take a load off your feet and enjoy nature in the city center, Great place to read and relax,

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Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

a very ice place to relax in the middle of the city.....feed birds and ducks and just enjoy nature....

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Public Gardens take up a large block in the city. Entrance can be made from the 4 corners. Very peaceful and relaxing. The locals break up their walk to and from work by walking the pathways. Beautiful plants and fascinating trees. Read up on its history. It will become a favourite spot to read or sit and observe.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Public Gardens present a constantly changing array of flowers and trees and fountains, with carefully planned walkways that make the Gardens seem larger than they are. There are ducks and geese and, around June, wedding parties. Off to one side are some chessboards, and of course there are benches on which to rest and a spot to buy a... More

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