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Province House, Halifax

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Government Building Architectural Building
Built in 1847, Province House represents the oldest provincial parliament building still in operation in the country. The building features an all-stone facade, drawing inspiration from ancient Greek and Roman architecture. Take a free tour to see period rooms lined with red carpets and decorated with grand paintings embellished in gold trim. A visit to the legislative library is also highly recommended. Take a look at our Halifax vacation route planner to schedule your visit to Province House and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We passed Province House on the way to breakfast at the Bluenose. We were impressed with the building and flanking statues, and inquired about it with the outside security guards. The friendly guards ...  more »
  • Like many other reviewers, we stumbled onto this tour. We went by Province House intending only to view the outside, not realizing there was a free tour of the inside. But as we were viewing the exter...  more »
  • Very classy place - just wander in and be prepared to surrender all your worldly possessions to security to get them back again. Tight security, but extremely friendly and helpful, and the guide obvio...  more »
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  • Great place to drop by on a weekend and see the place government sits.