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A tranquil space in a busy city

A visit to the Public Gardens is almost like going back in time, not only gorgeous flowers, bushes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gallagherdk
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Halifax, Canada
Beatiful Gardens

Although we went in fall the gardens was still abundant with flowers and shrubs with a lake and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 2 days ago

A visit to the Public Gardens is almost like going back in time, not only gorgeous flowers, bushes and trees but a beautiful old bandstand. It's a perfect spot to read a book, so quiet considering it's in the middle of downtown plus it's really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gallagherdk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we went in fall the gardens was still abundant with flowers and shrubs with a lake and band stand. Well worth a visit and take some bread for the ducks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jimmorson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite parks - it is beautifully cared for with formal flower beds and some beautiful trees that have replaced those that were damaged in the hurricane about a decade ago. There is a large pond where a model of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a lovely hour or so strolling through the Gardens when visiting our daughter in Halifax last June. The Gardens established in 1867 are the oldest Victorian Gardens in North America. The garden was in full bloom with a number of information boards and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GlenMcKenzie1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late fall my not be the time to take a walk through the park but if your looking for a quiet place with the city .. Take a stroll and visit the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 199salb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally the Queen's Gardens, these are lovely to walk through with many different floral displays at different times of the year. There is a central band stand in the center of the park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Halifax Public Gardens is just beautiful - lots of variety in plantings and spacious walking paths. We were at the Lord Nelson and visited the gardens multiple times - very peaceful and a very nice way to start the morning.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sara L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An oasis in the middle of the city. Stroll along the paths through the manicured gardens, or sit on a bench and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Climber41435780622
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very much mimicking an English public garden of the Victorian era. Worth a walk through. I enjoyed my brief chat with the gardeners to discuss the differences they face to temperate climates.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EmmaE1974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here in October and the gardens were still stunning. These are beautiful grounds to stroll or jog through - we also felt very safe as it’s full of people. Make sure to visit the resident geese!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Princesstamtam55
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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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