On a visit to Halifax you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Halifax. These places are what Halifax is all about. These must see places in Halifax will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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5000 George Street Halifax, NS B3J Waterfront
06:30 am - 11:00 pm
This is a great budget friendly way to see the Halifax harbor. The public transit ferry to Dartmouth takes 15 minute one way and lets you take in the sights and sounds along the water. The Halifax-Dartmouth Ferry is the oldest saltwater ferry in Canada and the second oldest in the world. It connects downtown Halifax with Alderney Landing in Dartmouth.
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Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada (South End)
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
These beautiful gardens are a welcome oasis in the heart of the city. Originally opened in 1867, the gardens ooze Victorian charm that is spread over 16 acres of lush greenery. In 1984 the Halifax Public Gardens became a National Historic Site of Canada. From the ornate wrought iron gate that ushers in visitors to beautiful fountains, pretty bridge...
A great place to visit for history buffs, the Halifax Citadel is one of Canada’s most iconic historical monuments. The Citadel in its present form was completed in 1856. It was originally built in the 1700s by the British to defend the area’s major naval harbor. The impressive grounds and fortifications give visitors a chance to explore...
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1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S3, Canada
09:30 am - 08:00 pm
The museum showcases Halifax’s rich maritime heritage. It is located on the historic waterfront and is the oldest and largest maritime museum in Canada. The collection of the museum is very extensive and truly explores every aspect of maritime history through the numerous artifacts, photographs and vessels. Popular exhibits include the Days o...
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1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7, Canada
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Often compared to Ellis Island in the United States, the Canadian Museum of Immigration showcases the important role of immigration to the country in the mid-20th century. The massive collection that tells the tale of over 1.5 million immigrants that passed through its doors includes stories, oral interviews, books, films, images and immigration do...
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Upper Water St , Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y5
The boardwalk is a 3.8km(2mi) long trail along Halifax’s picturesque waterfront. It stretches from Casino Nova Scotia to Pier 21. The trail is easy and mostly made from wood and paved in some areas. There are several attractions like the Historic Properties and Maritime Museum of the Atlantic along the walk. The stunning views of the harbor w...
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1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS, Canada
12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Alexander Keith’s is one of the oldest breweries in Canada. The brewery is housed in an old stone building that was built in 1820. Beer lovers will enjoy the opportunity to sample some fine beers from a modern day brewery that is served in a historic setting. The interactive tour is fun and informative as actors wear period costumes and take ...
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5718 Point Pleasant Drive, Halifax, NS B3H 1B5, Canada
06:00 am - 11:59 pm
The park is a large partially forested area on the southern tip of the Halifax Peninsula. It offers stunning views of the harbor and the Atlantic. It is a much lover recreational area in Halifax and frequented by locals and tourists alike. The park has several nature trails and walk where one can enjoy a quiet stroll amidst nature. It is also a bea...
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3720 Windsor St, Halifax, NS B3L, Canada
The Fairview Lawn Cemetery is best known as the grave site of 121 of victims of the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. It is a non-denominational cemetery located at the North End of Halifax. It receives hundreds of visitors each year who are curious to know more about the sinking of the Titanic and its connection to the city of Halifax. There is a...