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Halifax Public Gardens

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Address: Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
Phone Number: 1 902 423 9865
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This beautiful Victorian-inspired garden has been open to the public since...

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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Beautiful Victorian garden in the heart of the city

This place is a respite from the hustle and bustle that surrounds it. The paths are lined with trees and flower beds, and watching the ducks in the duck pond is a nice way to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is a respite from the hustle and bustle that surrounds it. The paths are lined with trees and flower beds, and watching the ducks in the duck pond is a nice way to spend a few minutes. There are occasional concerts in the bandstand and don't forget to get an ice cream!

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are very fortunate in the City of Halifax to have a beautiful Victorian Garden in the heart of the city. Many people have Wedding Photos taken there and at Graduation time the cameras are out again as the Gardens has thousands of different flowers and colours . A must visit to Halifax for anyone that loves nature and flowers

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have many childhood memories coming to the gardens. Nothing has changed here since I was a kid, 40 years ago. Clean and simply beautiful. Take a stroll and stop to smell the flowers.

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Brookhaven, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very easy to walk around. Beautiful flowers, trees, and lay out. Bathrooms are available. We actually just sat on a bench and watched the swans and birds enjoy the lake (along with the boats). Worth the visit

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by on a walking bus tour. Beautiful grounds. We only had 30 minutes and would love to have more time and a picnic lunch there to really take in the beauty and tranquility. Worth the time so don't miss it.

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Lake Jackson, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed strolling through the gardens. It was a relaxing and beautiful spot, and the price was right (FREE!).

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This city garden was beautifully maintained and I full bloom at thee d of August. The arrangements are simple and surrounded by plenty of grass to set them off. It is simple but striking.

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Williams Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing collection of plants in a compact area. The park is not large but has a beautiful collection of local and exotic plants. A good network of trails make easy access for the whole area.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The dahlias are in bloom and the garden is full of color. Dahlia Day is on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 so be sure to stop by. This is the nicest place in Halifax to relax and go for a stroll.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The public gardens are beautiful. Walking trails with benches so you can enjoy the gardens. Areas with shade and sun. Plenty of public parking available if you are not walking. No entrance fee like some botanical gardens.

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