Major Attractions

Halifax Town Clock
Old Town Clock

The Old Town Clock, as it is now known, was installed in October 1803. It has since become one of the city’s most beloved and familiar landmarks. Nestled in the protective shadow of the Halifax Citadel, it has seen some alterations over the years and was largely reconstructed by Parks
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Point Pleasant Park

  Point Pleasant Park is Halifax’s destination park.  Many people come to Point Pleasant Park to meet the sea, many come to stroll in the forest on the numerous roads and trails, others come to enjoy the historic landscape and romantic ruins. It is a great place to walk and
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Government House

  Government House of Nova Scotia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, as well as that in Halifax of the Canadian monarch. Government House has hosted more than a dozen Royal Visitors in 210 years, some several times. It was a command post during the 1917
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Historic Properties & Halifax Harbourfront

  You haven’t experienced Halifax till you visit the Historic Properties. Anchoring the city’s downtown core, the district hearkens back to the great Age of Sail, when merchant ships, privateers and naval ships plied the Harbour waters. Seafarers built this city, and the wharves and warehouses that were the base of
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Old Burying Ground

  The Old Burying Ground National Historic Site of Canada contains more than 1,200 head and foot stones, constituting a unique Canadian concentration of gravestone art from the 18th and early 19th centuries. It’s right downtown and very fun to take a peek at while touring Halifax historic sites nearby.
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York Redoubt National Historic Site

  Established in 1793 on a bluff overlooking the harbour entrance, and expanded in the 19th and 20th centuries, York Redoubt was a key element in the defence of Halifax Harbour. Visit the Second World War Command Centre, and enjoy the scenic views of the harbour mouth and adjacent coastline.
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Memory Lane Heritage Village

  Memory Lane Heritage Village located in Lake Charlotte in the Eastern Shore region is an award-winning living history village depicting life in rural Nova Scotia during the 1940s, an era transformed by modern conveniences. The village features 16 rescued and restored buildings with period artifacts including a general store,
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Halifax Public Gardens

  The Halifax Public Gardens are a 16-acre oasis in the heart of downtown Halifax. Officially opened in 1867, The Halifax Public Gardens have retained much of their original Victorian character thanks to a series of talented superintendents, chief horticulturists, and gardeners. Through their efforts, the Public Gardens were designated a National Historic
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Peggy’s Cove

Peggy’s Cove is one of Nova Scotia’s premiere destinations. Its historic lighthouse, charming fishing village and remarkable landscape make for a breathtaking trip, just a short distance from Halifax. Peggy’s Cove Details: Address: (lighthouse and restaurant) 178 Peggy’s Point Road, Peggy’s Cove, N.S. Phone: (902) 823-2561 Website:    

H.M.C.S. Sackville

HMCS Sackville was a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Canadian Navy and later served as a civilian research vessel. She is now a museum ship located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and the last surviving Flower-class corvette. H.M.C.S. Sackville Contact Info: Address:  1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax Phone: (902)
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