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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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

Beautiful flowers and fountains. Glad we made time to go visit the public gardens. Would definitely recommend going.

Thank sinbad16
Reviewed yesterday

Beautifully manicured gardens and lawns. Had music in the park the day we were there. A lovely oasis from the bustle of the city.

Thank Judiemcm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A good size public garden in a semi formal Victorian style with a mix of open spaces, trees, flowers in bloom, roses, walkways, and a reasonable number of benches. Also ponds and a few bridges. Recommended as a comfy break from the surrounding traffic.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An oasis in downtown Halifax! Beautiful flowers, quiet pools of water, places to sit and read. Absolutely gorgeous... and the smell of all of the flowers is amazing!

Thank Abergie13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous, free, and the perfect stop to relax, enjoy the beautiful flowers and history of the gardens.

Thank Tidal123
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 days ago 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 3 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 3 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
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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