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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 74 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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Richmond Hill
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132 reviews 132 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Much has been written about how great the Halifax Public Gardens are. So, we decided to have an early evening walk just before dinner. The place was well-maintained and there were plenty to see, including not just flowers, but geese and ducks (and ducklings). There was also a Titanic scale model in one of its ponds. The area, however, is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

These gardens are beautiful, is an a really amazing place to go to, take good pictures and remember to have contact with the nature

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My sisters and I enjoyed a wonderful afternoon walking about the gardens, All the mature plants, the colours, it was very peaceful and very well kept. Even after being there for several hours we still do not want to leave.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The variety of plants in this garden are really special. They have a section with American Chestnut trees and the most remarkable stands of Rhododendron. The gardens go for blocks and is so well maintained. I could have spent another few hours there.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

There was a jazz band playing in the beautiful band shell. What a treat! The gardens are beautiful, so are the birds that inhabit the park. Well worth spending some time there.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely Victorian garden with no fees. There are statues, ponds and beautiful flower gardens. There are lots of paths to follow and it can take as little or as much time as you want. Metered parking is available on the local streets.

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Ottawa, Ontario
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

A lovely garden with many places to sit and reflect - the floral displays when we were there were stunning!

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Beautiful, serene, photogenic, great place to take a walk and enjoy natures beauty right in the heart of Halifax!

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Tulsa, OK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Halifax Public Gardens are peaceful. They make an easy walk from where the cruise ships dock (we traveled there by boat). There is a coffee shop in the middle of the park which is nice. Definitely a lot of photographic opportunities.

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redditch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

we stayed at the lord nelson opposite the gardens and thoroughly enjoyed a daily walk there. the band stand which is particularly attractive is also used for many entertainments in the summer which we thoroughly enjoyed

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