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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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A nice place for a walk.

The Public gardens has a mixture of tall trees and beautiful duck ponds, perfect for enjoying good weather and getting fresh air!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Public gardens has a mixture of tall trees and beautiful duck ponds, perfect for enjoying good weather and getting fresh air!

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We walked uphill from the waterfront to this community garden, and it was worth the effort! From all the plantings, to statuary, to the friendly people, history, and ice cream at the café, it's definitely a must see when visiting Halifax. If you walk like we did, you'll see many historical buildings en route. All of this is free, and... More 

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only got to see the gardens briefly before closing (they close the gates right at sunset, so don't get locked in!), but what I saw was absolutely beautiful!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens with great displays. Nice spot for walking, talking, or sitting. Very family friendly and surprisingly large for a public garden right in the heart of the city. You should visit while in Halifax.

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East Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are so beautiful. You want to bring a camera or video recorder with you when you tour the gardens. Such a breath taking view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to the Public Garden for many years and it is always beautiful and well maintained. It is extremely popular.

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Rocky Harbour, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my Dad here! He loved the beautiful scenery. The trees, huge and cared for ; birds happy where they are, not a worry in the world; Ducks, the same! It made us forget the outside world and dwell on the tranquility of animal life and the beautiful scenery God had for us to enjoy and off course, you... More 

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Madison Heights, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place to walk and unwind. Lovely flowers and shrubs, birds everywhere and fountains. Worth a couple hours just to walk and enjoy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The public gardens were well worth the trip even in November. There is careful attention to 4 season planting and the remaining foliage, late season blooming roses and fading annuals added to the seasonal interest. A wide variety of trees and native plants along paths which revealed architecture and focal points of interest provided a welcome few hours for out... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Halifax is so blessed to have such a wonderful Victoria Public Garden in the centre of the city. It is wonderful to stroll through the gardens, so tranquil and peaceful! I love visiting with my 5 year old Grandaughter...the duck pond and of course the ice cream parlor on site. Spend an hour or the day...you may be lucky to... More 

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