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Halifax Public Gardens

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 1875 and remains as one of Halifax's most beautiful and cherished sites.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
South End
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Reviewed yesterday

These Victorian-style public gardens are located in downtown Halifax. Within its gates, you will find a beautiful, peaceful setting -- flowers, trees, bushes, ponds, fountains, etc. There are paths to follow, benches to relax on, and even ice cream to tempt your taste buds. And...More

Thank 448andyk
Reviewed yesterday

This little garden covers a full block in the middle of the city and is wonderful way to relax among the gardens. We were impressed with the quiet, even though it was busy and the many places to sit on a bench and relax to...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens cover about 15 acres in the heart of Halifax. There are a wide range of trees and planted flower beds with plenty of paths and benches from which to enjoy the park. In the center, a large gazebo style bandstand was hosting a...More

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely worth a visit. One of the best well kept public gardens we've seen. Though the tea room was just Ok,

Thank tomville
Reviewed 2 days ago

Magnificent public garden. We spent over 2 hours simply taking in the gorgeous flowers and tranquil setting. Pretty good ice cream cones too!

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely, tranquil spot to escape the bustle of the city for a little while. Only a couple of blocks from the Citadel and well worth the effort to go.

Thank 897jacquelynd
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Halifax Public Gardens are free to wander around, and there is a lot to see. In addition to a perfectly kept, very well labeled, enormous variety of plant life, there are also several animals (mostly ducks) and, scattered throughout the grounds, photos and plaques...More

Thank BlueMinneapolis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always walk by my city gardens and don't take the time to walk thru. My city has lots of summer entertainment happening at the gardens if you are inclined to go in downtown traffic. It is though only a few minutes walk from the hospital...More

Thank Easterngoldie
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful jewel the city of Halifax has with their Public Gardens! It was such a pleasure to walk the grounds and see the beautiful flowers and trees. It really is an oasis with many places to sit and relax. I could have sat...More

Thank Bijou-G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These gardens are beautiful very well maintained. They have flowers and fountains. It's great for an evening stroll. We enjoyed our visit. There is parking along the street if you can find a spot for metered parking.

Thank Arch L
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5 May 2017|
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Response from kangaroo2332 | Reviewed this property |
We have cruised into Halifax a couple of times. There are always cabs available when the ships are in. There is also a taxi stand beside the park. Depending upon your ability, you might want to walk back from the park; as... More
Laura G
18 April 2017|
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Response from rob19321 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the gardens would be good any time of year... I'd love tot photograph there in winter. However, the plants and flowers would be barely opening and not quite as fantastic as the full bloom of summer... I heard that the... More
11 April 2017|
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Response from 2009rr1 | Reviewed this property |
depends on weather. the Citadel, waterfront boardwalk, Pier 21 immigration center, museum of the Atlantic titanic display, lots of live music, clubs and restos. fall leaves lots to do