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We walked through one of the buildings and did some window shopping. An old warehouse turned into... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gmleven1
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Barrington, Illinois
Nice shops and easy to walk

Small area of fine shops and interesting items for sale. Restaurants and pubs abound. If weather... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Steve S
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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This charming site is filled with restaurants, pubs, clothing and specialty shops in restored 18th-century buildings on the waterfront.
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1983 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y5, Canada
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All reviews lower deck great chat boutique shops halifax waterfront nice place to wander great place to shop restaurants and pubs cow's ice cream interesting shops water front interesting place walk around ferry terminal board walk few hours lots of history boardwalk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through one of the buildings and did some window shopping. An old warehouse turned into shops and restaurants. Quaint, could find a local treasure there

Thank gmleven1
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This fascinating area almost became a highway. To best appreciate what you are visiting, do some research, or find a competent guide. you will see huge homes built by privateers, Why is this sawed off gun here? What is the story behind this vey early...More

Thank DDore
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Small area of fine shops and interesting items for sale. Restaurants and pubs abound. If weather is good can take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk, but beware of construction.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Adjacent to the Halifax boardwalk, we walked around the properties and found them to be nice. There is not much to them that cannot be found in other historic cities in Canada.

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Having walked through earlier in the day and making a mental note of where we wanted to go on our return, we nipped back just before shops closed and enjoyed having a mosey around before picking up a few gifts. It was fun to see...More

Thank Cookie25again
Reviewed 21 August 2018

a number of shops in this old building which was a good place for some souvenirs. Worth a pass through as you walk the boardwalk.

Thank Richy_Bobby
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Not mush interesting there. Really just another type of tiurist shooping mall. Disappointing tat type stores.

Thank sandsh0912
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Every time I’ve been to Halifax I’ve taken a trip down to the Historic Properties and the Lower Deck for lunch. Never disappointed and always fun to walk around the shops and check out the harbour.

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We did some shopping in the shops and had lunch with some friends .Very nice place to spend a day with friends.Enjoy the music playing along the broadwalk

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

As we visit many cities, it is wonderful to see how history has been preserved. This is such a great example of saving some older buildings at the harbors edge, and creating a mixed-use destination. In one night, we visited a fantastic bookstore located here,...More

Thank Bob J
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pcrace
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The Cruise ships dock, down at the opposite end of Historic Properties. They dock at the entrance of the Halifax Harbour along Pier 21 on the Waterfront, about a 15-20 minute walk. Pier 21 is where many immigrants arrived by... More
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