Beautiful walking tour on a nice day. Lovely grounds and views. Adequate parking. Time well spent on a great Halifax tour.
About Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada
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Having read the reviews for the citadel, I was so excited to go see it! It is visually interesting and the interpretive panels are informative, extensive, and very lovely. Really, this seems like it could have been a really excellent place to spend some time....More
Very interesting. Loved watching the kids dressed in old style uniforms doing drills, shooting guns. Walking thru trenches a unique experience.
So unfortunately my family and I visited the site while it was either (a) closed (b) under construction or both, we weren't sure. Anyways we did a quick walk around and saw inside the citadel at no cost. I think this place would have been...More
Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Citadel, allow yourself plenty of time as we easily spent several hours there. The costumed intrepreters brought the history of the place to life. They are always wandering around as if they were based in the fort. Cant beat...More
I climbed the hill up to the Citadel to learn more about the city and its history. Located above downtown, the fort is mostly invisible from below, but once you approach, you will find thick walls and buttresses and a wide deep trench surrounding the...More
This is a large fort that was built to protect the city of Halifax. They have guided tours of the fort or you can go on your own. No charge for the guided tour. All of the people are dressed in Scottish garb of the...More
One of the must do in Halifax, plan three to four hours for roaming the grounds and learning a lot about the site history. People on site (soldiers/guides) really friendly and helpful. If possible, try to get there around noon for the firing of the...More
From the clock tower to the booming of the noon cannon and the changing of the guard this is a must see stop. There are pipers playing, re-enactment doctors, nurses, soldiers and a WW 1 trench to get the feel of that war. Fun for...More