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Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax

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Enjoy wandering among a wide array of plants, trees, flowers, and more at Halifax Public Gardens, one of the finest Victorian-era parks of its kind on the continent. Created in 1867, the gardens span an area of 6.5 ha (16 ac), and boast a number of public spaces and venues. Enter through the park’s ornate wrought-iron gate and stroll along the network of paths, alongside flowerbeds, past fountains, and under exotic trees. Kick back on a bench and people-watch, or grab a seat and enjoy one of the frequent musical performances at the bandstand. See Halifax Public Gardens and all Halifax has to offer by arranging your trip with our Halifax trip generator.
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  • recommend to see and close to shopping The flower gardens are very nice and bright. some days thee is live bands playing  more »
  • So happy we decided to go check this out while vacationing in the area. The Halifax Public Gardens are absolutely beautiful and very well maintained through the season. There are lots of places to sit...  more »
  • Beautiful and peaceful. Take the time to read the plaques - learn about Halifax history and the flora found in the garde  more »
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  • Beautiful part of town! Smack dab in the middle of downtown. A little oasis of beauty. Great place for a wedding, a good book read on the grass, family brunch or just a stroll through for all the unique floral designs
  • One of the most beautiful places in Halifax. It was a treat to go there while visiting the city. Great place to just walk on your own or with company. Plenty of benches with as many nature settings to support your mood. Take your camera and you'll definitely get some great shots.
  • An impressive garden in the city. Well maintained and layed out. The pond is so peaceful. I was really impressed by this place. Better than I expected. Plenty of benches to sit and soak up the beauty.
  • It's a special gem in the heart of our downtown. Halifax isn't Halifax without our public gardens. Many individual species of trees all labeled. An amazing fountain in the middle. Great spot for the whole family and visitors alike.
  • Well-maintained garden, lots of Pokestops. Definitely should stroll through on a summer day, read a book in the shade, or check out a Sunday afternoon concert. In the summer time be sure to check out the Dahlias and mini exotic plant sections. For instance there's some small avocado, papaya, lemon, citrus, pineapple, and coffee plants.