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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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Can't go to Halifax without going here. Absolutly stunning gardens, birds and very relaxing. Early opening is the best time to see all the baby birds.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dartmouth, Canada
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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Can't go to Halifax without going here. Absolutly stunning gardens, birds and very relaxing. Early opening is the best time to see all the baby birds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I took a walk through the Halifax public gardens and came across a free tour with a guide which is run on Wednesday at 10 am. The settings of these gardens are a joy to everyone set right in the heart of Halifax among the hussle and bustle of a busy maritime town. They take you on a journey of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a late afternoon at the gardens. Wow! Could have spent a day there. Way better than I thought it was going to be. Nicest downtown gardens I've ever seen in Canada!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Feel good walking through these beautiful gardens with many serpentine displays. We had a guide and there were many interesting details to be had

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent place to relax and let the city go on around you. Very well maintained,places to sit and relax. A gem in the middle of the city.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Since i lived near the park a few years ago i have a fondness for the public gardens but everytime i visit it i am always amazed at the different spiecies of trees and flowers truely an oasis inside the downtown core

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best public gardens we have ever visited. It is beautifully maintained with lots of different areas and places to sit in the shade and just enjoy. It you are into photography, you will be in heaven - we had lots of blooming flowers, statures, and water reflections. Lovely way to spend a few hours -... More 

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Thank Barbara F
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The public gardens is a wonderful place to spend some time. There's lots of ducks and birds and the beautiful flowers are amazing. They have yummy ice cream and the coffee is really good as well. I love to spend a few hours roaming around and them sitting for awhile to enjoy the sights and sounds. Don't miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great public spot to spend a few hours as a tourist in the downtown area, beautiful gardens and 100 yr old plus trees, wonderful walking paths. Bridges, indigenous birds dot the area One of the nicest stands of flowering rhododendron in the country

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Public Gardens are right across the street from the Lord Nelson Hotel. So for visitors to Halifax they can get a great iconic hotel at a reasonable price and walk across the street to a wonderful garden. This garden is a beautiful place to take a wedding party to get great background pictures taken. Also the park is only... More 

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