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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Must do on any trip to Halifax or near it. Among the most beautiful and peaceful public gardens I have seen anywhere.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

If you want to take some great photos, especially family photos, this is the place to come.We enjoyed a long leisurly walk through the gardens and took numerous pictures.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

A small but beautiful park where one can listen to a free concert at the Gazebo, sit on a bench with pretty surroundings and read a book, or just leisurely stroll around and enjoy the environment. It was a break from our fairly aggressive tour schedule.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

A very relaxing oasis away from the tourist hustle and bustle. Walking distance from the waterfront.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The Halifax Public Gardens is a centrally located beautiful park that you should walk through whenever you have a few minutes or an hour to spare. It will take your breath away. No matter how many people are there, there is always a spot for you. There is one area where families can throw a football with their kids. We... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I do not, as a rule, tour through large gardens. However, the group wanted to go there, and I joined them and had a great time. Lots of little places to sit, went there two Sundays with band concerts both times, people practicing tai chi. Wish Pittsburgh would spend some of our tax money on this type of property

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The public gardens are a real treat, very close to the city center. Be sure to try out the coffee shop on the premises. It's ice cream is especially wonderful!

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Hartland, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This park is large, beautiful and well maintained. We walked about the park and took time to smell the roses. We took photos and enjoyed our time in this beautiful park.

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Elmsdale, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Its a great place to take a leisurely walk, enjoy a picnic lunch, listen to live music or have an ice cream cone. The grounds are absolutely stunning and a great place for picture taking. I love to take my lunch there on my break from the hospital. It is hard to find parking however as it is only meter... More

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Dallas, TX
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Nice park that covers a square block. There are several walking paths where you will see fountains, statues, ducks, geese, ponds and lots of flowers. Plenty of places to sit and relax. No dogs or smoking.

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