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Halifax Public Gardens

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Neighbourhood: South End
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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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Walk in the gardens

Walk through this beautiful park with its bridges over streams and marvel at the variety of plants and trees found here. There are bands that play from the gazebo at various... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk through this beautiful park with its bridges over streams and marvel at the variety of plants and trees found here. There are bands that play from the gazebo at various times.

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Cobourg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although my visit was in December, it was still beautiful. I would love to see this in full bloom. Very interesting paths and ponds that take you into a variety of spots.

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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An absolutely beautiful gem in the heart of the city!!! It is so peaceful and relaxing and you are in awe of how much work must go into maintaining such an amazing place!!

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very frustrating. Because it was November I couldn't get in. It was a lovely sunny day and I had to resort to talking to the ducks through the fence. I did want to see the big pond and the bandstand.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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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