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Halifax Public Gardens

Address: Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada (South End)
Phone Number: 1 902 423 9865
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Halifax City Tour
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Ranked #1 of 64 Attractions in Halifax
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: This beautiful Victorian-inspired garden has been open to the public...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

A stunning downtown retreat on the Halifax peninsula. The gardens are a restful and beautiful place to wander or rest, especially in the summer when they are in tip top shape.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

These gardens are such a peaceful change from the pace of Halifax. They are created in a true Victorian style and are very well maintained. Personally, I love to stroll the gardens and enjoy a book or, on Sundays, some live big band music. Don't miss these!

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Belleville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

In the summer time you could have a Wedding or all your pc in these gardens Every year I go down east I always stop here. There is ducks swans swimming in the water ponds and streams. I is a beautiful clean place

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Lovely peaceful place with stunning flowers although we arrived when the beds were being stripped as it was the fall - still a sunny day with bright colours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

if you like nature however aren't crazy about the woods, here is a great spot to go right in the middle of the city ..it's close to the main hospital if you have someone who is in ..it is a great place to relax and gather your thoughts or too enjoy a picnic..maybe feed the ducks...the flower arrangements are very... More 

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Halifax
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Love this place. The ever-changing landscape of these gardens makes every visit unique. So we'll curated and maintained. One of my happy places :)

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Halifax, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A must see. While there enjoy an ice cream. And if it's a Sunday enjoy a music performance at the band stand located in the centre of the Gardens

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Dartmouth, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I love to walk around the gardens. It's amazing that these paths were tread ages ago by Haligonians in hoop skirts. It's easy to find a peaceful spot to listen to the sounds of nature or read a book. Often there are musicians playing in the gardens and during the summer there are festivals and events going on which are... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A cold and blustery November day when we visited so not nearly as nice as it was when we visited in the summer 4-5 years ago. Although it took a hard hit when a hurricane blew through Halifax awhile ago, it's still worth a ramble when visited downtown Halifax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

These gardens are the best. It's a place to relax. whether you are walking the trails, having a bit of lunch, meeting a friend - there's a corner that's just right. They have the best dahlia display in the fall. We just need to figure out how to keep it open all year round!

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