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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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Nice park

Well laid out, not very big, with pond and plenty of flowers / interesting trees. Statues are a bit militaristic for my taste. Nice for a quick visit or to sit on a bench and read... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Judith M
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well laid out, not very big, with pond and plenty of flowers / interesting trees. Statues are a bit militaristic for my taste. Nice for a quick visit or to sit on a bench and read a book. Very close to the citadel, so can visit that next.

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Tallahassee, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely, free, public garden in downtown Halifax. Garden was diagonally located behind The Citadel, and easy walking distance to downtown/harbor area. Flowers, fountains, and pavilion all appeared to be well maintained; nice quiet respite for 1-2 hours.

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Atlanta, Ga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We happened upon this public garden with rhododendrons in full bloom. It provided a beautiful respite for people wanting to rest from all the wonderful things in Halifax!

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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always something to see in this great botanical display in the heart of the city! If you are close by be sure to step inside!

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Rocky Face, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great treat. The garden was in full bloom with lovely and charming plantings, from callas to roses, all sorts of trees. We came inJuly, and the pink dogwood was in full bloom, which we Southerners see in March and April. Ponds and fountains, sculptures and a Victorian bandstand.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These gardens are beautiful, and free to visit. It's truly a charming spot, well set up for wandering and picnicking. This was my favorite thing in Halifax.

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely, lovely gardens with meandering paths by babbling brooks. Fountains in good working order adding to the ambiance. This gem is nestled in the city proper within walking distance of most downtown areas. Quite an impressive array of plantings, neat as a pin, a feast for the eyes and soul. Very family friendly but I believe dogs are prohibited. If... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited in the late spring with family. Have visited in summer months when many flora in bloom. Family friendly. Bathrooms and ice cream shop.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful park in the middle of the city. Quiet and tranquil! lots of benches to take a seat. flowers are just stunning

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beauitful place to go for a walk or to have a picnic in Halifax. Just a peaceful place to relax and unwind. Great place to people watch or to feed the ducks.

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