Visit Lunenburg - Best of Lunenburg
Lunenburg is a port town in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Situated on the province's South Shore, Lunenburg is located on the Fairhaven Peninsula at the western side of Mahone Bay. The town is approximately 90 kilometres southwest of the county boundary with the Halifax Regional Municipality. The town was established by the three founding fathers, Patrick Sutherland, Dettlieb Christopher Jessen and John Creighton during Father Le Loutre's War, four years after Halifax. The town was one of the first British attempts to settle Protestants in Nova Scotia intended to displace Mi'kmaq and Acadian Catholics. British settlement posed a lasting, grave and certain threat to Mi'kmaw hegenomy over their traditional territory. Considering that British conditions for peace required surrender of Mi'kmaw sovereignty to the Crown, the Wabanaki Confederacy raided Lunenburg nine times in the early years of the settlement in an attempt to reclaim their loss. The historic town was designated a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site in 1995. This designation ensures protection for much of Lunenburg's unique architecture and civic design, being the best example of planned British colonial settlement in Canada. The historic core of the town is also a National Historic Site of Canada.Wikipedia
Lunenburg in Canada offers a unique experience to travellers. A gripping city on its own right, Halifax also deserves a visit. Add Halifax to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Of Canada, Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic. Also, to reach Lunenburg, you'll have to take a flight to Halifax; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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Facts and Stats for Lunenburg*
Living in Lunenburg - Quality of Life
Health Care Index 30.56 (Low)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Lunenburg
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lunenburg
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
International Movie per seat 9.89 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 31.58 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.41 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.05 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.