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Best of Halifax Guide

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Halifax
Travelers say Halifax is best seen on foot, so park the car and start walking. Immerse yourself in Halifax's rich history at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and be sure to survey the city from the 18th-century Citadel National Historic Site. Then walk into any of Halifax's great bars and restaurants and catch some live music to round out your day.

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Halifax Central Library
Halifax Central Library
Attraction type: Libraries
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Halifax Public Gardens
Halifax Public Gardens
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.
Attraction type: Gardens
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Halifax Taxi Tours
Halifax Taxi Tours
Attraction type: Private Tours; Taxis & Shuttles
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Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk
Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada
Owner description: Experience an exciting part of Canada's history by visiting this 19th-century fort with a sweeping view of downtown Halifax. Between May and October, the Citadel is brought to... more Owner description: Experience an exciting part of Canada's history by visiting this 19th-century fort with a sweeping view of downtown Halifax. Between May and October, the Citadel is brought to life by two historic regiments of the British Army - the pageantry of the 78th Highlanders and the precision of the Royal Artillery thrill visitors daily with live re-enactments. The skirl of the bagpipes mixes with the crack of a rifle and the assembly of recruits for the next foot drill. There's no shortage of authentic experiences to view and participate in! Kids will love the Xplorers Program - an activity book just for them. When the sun sets, it's time to experience the other side of the Citadel - join the Citadel Ghost Walk and experience the dark and errie lore from the early 1800's. Tours start mid-July and run every Friday and Saturday nights starting at 8:30pm until the end of October. Cash at the front gate. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Military Museums; Lookouts
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Stories Fine Dining
Stories Fine Dining
Ranked #1 of 649 Restaurants in Halifax
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Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Gio
Gio
Ranked #2 of 649 Restaurants in Halifax
Cuisines: International
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
2 Doors Down
2 Doors Down
Ranked #3 of 649 Restaurants in Halifax
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
En Vie A Vegan Kitchen
En Vie A Vegan Kitchen
Ranked #4 of 649 Restaurants in Halifax
Price:
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Vegan
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse
Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse
Ranked #5 of 649 Restaurants in Halifax
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Seafood, Canadian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Marigold Bed & Breakfast
Marigold Bed & Breakfast
$57 (CAD 75)
Ranked #4 of 27 Halifax B&B and Inns
Murphy's Camping on the Ocean
Murphy's Camping on the Ocean
$20 - $67 (CAD 27 - 89)
Halifax Backpackers Hostel
Halifax Backpackers Hostel
$15 - $44 (CAD 20 - 58)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake
2.5 of 5
Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake
$90 - $136
Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Halifax
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Snowflake Manor Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Snowflake Manor Bed & Breakfast
$93 - $96
Ranked #2 of 27 Halifax B&B and Inns
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The Hollis Halifax - a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton
3.5 of 5
The Hollis Halifax - a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton
$115 - $246 (CAD 152 - 325)
Ranked #3 of 29 Hotels in Halifax
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Pebble Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
The Pebble Bed & Breakfast
$229 - $233 (CAD 303 - 308)
Ranked #1 of 27 Halifax B&B and Inns
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Prince George Hotel
4.0 of 5
Prince George Hotel
$142 - $243
Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in Halifax
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Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
4.0 of 5
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
$167 - $280
Ranked #10 of 29 Hotels in Halifax
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