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The Halifax Public Gardens

South Park St & Sackville St, Hallifax, Canada
8 reviews

Perfect walk, only minutes from the house. Here you will see a classic Victorian formal garden and can wander along tranquil footpaths. Closes at dusk so don't miss!

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    0.17 mi

    Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

    0.17 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    2 reviews

    A national historic site of Canada, the Halifax Citadel is a gateway to a bygone era. Enter and you will discover the important role it has played in the birth of this city and in the development of a nation. Restored facilities combine with modern exhibits to showcase why this fort holds a special place in the hearts of Canadians. ...

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    0.17 mi

    Pete's Frootique

    0.17 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    Pete's Frootique is the closest thing my small hometown has to a Whole Foods market, but if you ask me, it's a little bit better. I'm kind of obsessed with the place. It's whole a huge selection of organic (and non-organic) produce, a wide range of imported goods, gourmet cheeses, a fantastic deli, a posh chocolate and fudge counter and ...

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    0.22 mi

    Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

    0.22 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    The journey to this permanent location encompasses many stops and identities along the way: from its rooms in the Post Office Building in 1868 as the Provincial Museum; quarters at the Burns & Murray Building on Hollis St in 1898; to a section of the Nova Scotia Technical College Building on Spring Garden Rd in 1910, and a name change ...

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    0.35 mi

    The Dome

    0.35 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    2 reviews

    The "Dome" is a series of bars & club that are all attached to each other, thus making it a mesmerizing and never-ending drinking labyrinth. Filled with lots of students.

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  • 5
    0.52 mi

    Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

    0.52 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    5 reviews

    Located in the heart of Halifax’s waterfront, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. From small craft boatbuilding to World War Convoys, the Days of Sail to the Age of Steam, the Titanic to the Halifax Explosion, you’ll discover the stories, events and people that have come ...

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    0.86 mi

    Pier 21

    0.86 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    4 reviews

    Canada's immigration museum. I visited in 1999, and according to wikipedia that was the year the museum opened. Two years earlier I had been to Ellis Island, and there are similarities but Pier 21 is still worth the visit.

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    0.92 mi

    Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market

    0.92 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    3 reviews

    If you are around on the weekend, especially Saturday, this is the place to be. Oldest continually operated farmers market in North America now housed in a brand new energy efficient building, you'll find the best food on offer in Nova Scotia in a bustling atmosphere.

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    0.5 mi

    Alexander Keith's Brewery Tour

    0.5 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    4 reviews

    I *highly* recommend the Alexander Keith brewery tour! It's a fantastic experience to tour a historic building in Halifax and taste some delicious Nova Scotian beer. The tour guides dress up in old-fashioned garb and do a bit of fun role-play to make the experience a bit more "authentic", and you'll learn a ton of about the history of Halifax ...

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  • 9
    0.35 mi

    The Carleton Music Bar And Grill

    0.35 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    My favourite place for live music plus excellent food and service

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  • 10
    0.39 mi

    Freak Lunchbox

    0.39 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    The Freak Lunchbox is a Halifax institution! As a teen, just about every trip downtown consisted of at least one visit to Freak Lunchbox to get my hands on some imported or rare sweets. The freak has Halifax's best selection of imported candy, chocolate, fizzy drinks and even some kickass milkshakes... all you sweet tooths, beware!

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    0.39 mi

    Atlantic News

    0.39 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    If you're looking for international newspapers or niche magazines - this is place to go in Halifax. Bonus points because it's in a great neighbourhood.

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    0.39 mi

    Discovery Centre

    0.39 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    A great place to take the kiddies (big or small!) on a rainy day in Halifax. There are some really fun, educational exhibits throughout the centre.

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  • 13
    0.7 mi

    MacDonald Bridge

    0.7 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review
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  • 14
    0.41 mi

    Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

    0.41 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    This a nice area along the harbor to walk along with a lot to see and do. Perfect for people watching and tasting some local eateries. Museums, restaurants, shops of all kinds and places to just stop and take it all in.

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  • 15
    0.36 mi

    Saint Paul's Church

    0.36 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review
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    1.3 mi

    Point Pleasant Park

    1.3 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    8 reviews

    Good park within the city. Good place to walk your dog or go for a run. Don't swim at the beach, water is very polluted!

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  • 17
    2.3 mi

    Fairview Lawn Cemetery

    2.3 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    I've been there twice and find it moving and memorable.

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    19.55 mi

    Peggy's Point Lighthouse

    19.55 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    5 reviews

    This picture-perfect red-and-white lighthouse was built in 1914. It is made of reinforced concrete and stands almost 15 metres high. The lighthouse is one of the most-photographed structures in Atlantic Canada and one of the most recognizable lighthouses in the world.

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  • 19
    19.55 mi

    Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

    19.55 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    Experience the essence of Nova Scotia; A working fishing village, picturesque cove inlet, fishing boats, shops and galleries, rocky coastline, lighthouse, original old red schoolhouse, crashing ocean waves, but most importantly the natural pace of life here. It's only a 10min walk through the village but we suggest 2 hours to leisurely shop, snack, sightsee and experience the tranquil atmosphere ...

  • 20
    8.01 mi

    Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park

    8.01 mi from The Halifax Public Gardens
    1 review

    This beach holds a very special place in my heart - it's my childhood beach. I grew up a five-minute drive from here and have many fond memories of this gorgeous Nova Scotia beach. It's a great place for families on a summer day with lots of parking, a long sandy beach, a lifeguard on duty, toilet & shower facilities ...

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