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Great shopping and food.

Great place to shop and have a meal, while sitting on a patio and watching the sailboats, ferries... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ScotiaA1
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Halifax, Canada
Beautiful Architecture

Historic Properties is well worth a visit. It is located on the Halifax Waterfront and has a couple... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gailp111
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Dartmouth, Canada
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This charming site is filled with restaurants, pubs, clothing and specialty shops in restored 18th-century buildings on the waterfront.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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1983 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to shop and have a meal, while sitting on a patio and watching the sailboats, ferries, naval ships etc sail by

Thank ScotiaA1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Historic Properties is well worth a visit. It is located on the Halifax Waterfront and has a couple of eating establishments and a few speciality shops. It is not a cheap area but it is interesting. A nice place to browse and you may even...More

Thank gailp111
Reviewed 1 week ago

When Hisotric Properties opened it was a destination. Now, it is just blah. Taken over by third rate shops it is a total miss. The outside is great but inside the shops are really ordinary and lamost junky. Such a sshame as Halifax has an...More

Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I do like this property very much, it is small and does not offer a lot. Granted, they do have bacon donuts!

Thank mzsunnyblonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mixed use area along the boardwalk with many options for shopping, dining, and entertainment. It was a fun stop as we walked along the waterfront.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking through Historic Properties is like walking into a time machine. Pass through Canada's oldest group of waterfront / harborfront warehouses that today, house a wide variety of specialty shops and dining establishments, catering to all tastes. Moving through the Properties, you'll find yourself in...More

Thank SpanishteacherMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the oldest buildings in Halifax include the privateer's warehouse. Given royal approval, many seabound Haligonians plundered French Spanish and American ships for gold and silver from Meico and S. America and stored it here before sending it back to England for the King.Also...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 2 June 2017

These buildings are remarkable examples of a bygone era. Walk around several blocks to see how they used to live and work.

Thank Wanderingwindsorite
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Nice buildings on outside-inside souvenir stores-what a waste on prime waterfront, perhaps in summer more artists and other entertainment in this area.

Thank susanmcc63
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a wonderful place to stroll through. It is not for people who have walking problems though. History kind of stands still here. Imagine all of the people who have lived in these homes over the last 200 years! Amazing.

Thank charyn989
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