Posts under ‘Not to be missed in Halifax’

Halifax Public Gardens

Here is another ‘not to be missed – special place’ during your Halifax visit.  Since 1836, Haligonians have taken great pride in our Halifax Public Gardens, the finest example of a Victorian-era heritage gardens conceived in the “Gardenesque Style” . The “Gardens” cover 16 acres  in the center of Atlantic Canada’s largest City. With serpentine […]

The Frog Pond

Escape into nature’s tranquility on the outskirts of our vibrant urban city-life, by a short mini-hike, around the Frog Pond. Located on the western shore of the Northwest Arm. part of Sir Stanford Flemming Park.  This trail  is 1.4 klms long and takes about 30 minutes +/- to complete. It has hilly, level, wooden bridges […]

The Halifax Citadel

When the British founded the city in 1749, a strong feature from a defensive perspective was the high hill overlooking the harbour and it’s approaches. On this hill was constructed the central fortress for the defense of the new town and naval base, The Citadel. Today’s Citadel is the fourth to occupy the location. The top […]

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