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incredibly beautiful

These gardens are the only remaining Victorian landscaped gardens in North America. The same family... read more

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UnforgettableRome
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Charlottetown, Canada
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The Halifax Public Gardens opened in 1867 and are most impressive. A comfortable walk from most... read more

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Baldwinsville, New York
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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.
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Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

These gardens are the only remaining Victorian landscaped gardens in North America. The same family for years were gardeners and keepers of the Public Gardens and kept its original plan and design. Very romantic place, peaceful and beautiful for a stroll or just sitting on...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The Halifax Public Gardens opened in 1867 and are most impressive. A comfortable walk from most areas in the city, it is a tranquil and beautiful spot. I was pleasantly surprised by all the blooming plants - Dahlias, Roses and Annuals - as we visited...More

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This is a historic public garden. It is free to enter. The garden is not as large as other public parks and does show a bit of wear and tear, but it is frequented by locals and clearly reflects the Victorian style gardens of the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens in the center of Halifax are beautiful. They are just down the hill from the Citadel. It’s a wonderful place to take a break from walking and touring.

Thank Jsteveb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Need to know the history of this park. Awesome!!! Simply amazing Simply amazing. Not sure why you have to have 100 characters because that is not always necessary to describe something beautiful. So stop this requirement because the park is beautiful and full of history!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank mosherb2
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautifully maintained Victorian garden. Only negative: not kid friendly as you are not allowed to walk or sit on the grass and no feeding the ducks and swans. Great spot for prom and wedding photos but can get overcrowded. A must see on a nice...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 2 days ago

They change the flower beds every 2 weeks, so everything is blooming and they add plants you do not see every where.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were lucky to have the gardens across the street from our hotel. Beautiful park with a cafe! Great beauty here

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was the the Natural History Museum and walked over here afterwards. It's very tranquil and peaceful yet located close to down town. You can definitely see the Victorian elements to this park when you enters. It's sort of a Museum-Park in a way. There's...More

Thank SailorAirman
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited numerous gardens that charge a fee to walk through them. These gardens were every bit as nice and free. A very beautiful, peaceful afternoon was spent wandering and relaxing amongst the beautiful plants and flowers.

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Joan H
23 August 2018|
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Response from Passenger24538 | Property representative |
The Gardens are beautiful with Fall Colours in October See What's Blooming - scroll down - on our Home Page Halifax Public Gardens by The Friends of the Public Gardens
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Suzydoob
15 July 2018|
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To see what's blooming when, go to the Home Page of Halifax Public Gardens by The Friends of the Public Gardens and scroll down to What's Blooming
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townie57
19 April 2018|
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Dogs are not allowed in the Halifax Public Gardens There are well posted signs at each entrance From The Friends of the Public Gardens
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