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Halifax Public Gardens

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Neighborhood: South End
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Address: Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
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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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I love going to the Halifax Public Gardens when I am in Halifax during the summer. It is so beautiful! The towering trees, beautiful flowers, little ponds and the ducks and... read more

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love going to the Halifax Public Gardens when I am in Halifax during the summer. It is so beautiful! The towering trees, beautiful flowers, little ponds and the ducks and geese are fun to watch. There are benches to sit on or if you prefer getting even a little bit more closer to nature, you can sit on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our e visiting the garden during our trips and it always charms us. Loved it better when feeding ducks and birds were permitted. It attracted wildlife and made is amusing. Since then it is pretty quiet but probably best this way for wildlife safety.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The public gardens are a staple of downtown Halifax and a must visit for tourists in the spring, summer and fall. There is occasionally free music and there is plenty of seating and neat places tucked away with the gardens. The gardens are big relative to Halifax but don't expect a central park sizes experience. With that said, my one... More 

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

Beautiful strolling through especially when all is in full bloom with the colors and sweet scents relaxing and tranquil , peaceful also nice little café souvineer shop as well.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to have a picnic or just a leisure walk to see the ducks and all the beautiful flowers.

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Eastern Passage, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful gardens and paths to go for a relaxing stroll....grab a ice cream or a coffee from the Historic Horticultural Hall and enjoy a seat around one of the three lovely fountains. Great place for photographers...Sunday afternoons in the Summer there are free concerts at the bandstand and there is an annual Mayor's Tea. Great place to relax and people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love the Public Gardens - every visit is a treat. Unfortunately it is closed in the winter, but it's magical whenever I walk through the gates... So many specimen trees, well-tended beds of flowers and some special spots like the Dahlia show in late summer. This display attracts thousands of visitors and the photographs I've taken are really special.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Halifax Public Gardens is a little piece of paradise in the middle of Downtown Halifax. There are many paths to meander through, quiet spots with benches to sit on, and lots of ducks and swans to enjoy as you stroll by the ponds. There are name plates by many of the plants and trees and descriptions of the flora... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I only wish we had, had more time to enjoy this luxurious garden, taken care of with the help of volunteers. I could stop taking photos. And now I'm drawing from them. Lovely, lovely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Halifax Public Gardens are beautifully maintaned. The gardens though not large has everything, A lovey place to spend an hour of two to catch your breath during a busy day of touring.

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