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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

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Holly
Holly
December 30, 2019
Natural Historic Side constructed in 1749, designed to protect the city. Amazing views of Halifax Harbour. Reenactments and artifacts from the period showing what life was like back then. Every day the cannon goes off at noon.
Ryan
Ryan
December 3, 2019
Experience an exciting part of Canada's history by visiting this 19th-century fort with a sweeping view of downtown Halifax. Between May and October, the Citadel is brought to life by two historic regiments of the British Army - the pageantry of the 78th Highlanders and the precision of the Royal…
Nick
Nick
December 1, 2019
This National Historic site is the location of Halifax's original defensive fort. Easy to see why, as it is perched on the highest hill in the area and offers commanding views of the harbour and surrounding land. Here you can walk around the old stone walls, and watch re-enacments of the changing…
Amanda
Amanda
November 26, 2019
"It’s not an exaggeration to say Halifax, a city on the sea, owes its existence to the Citadel. It was the large hill overlooking the easily defended harbour below that led the British military to found the town there in 1749...The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site gives visitors the…
Andrew
Andrew
November 13, 2019
A must-see​ in Halifax

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Almenningsgarður
“Great place to walk around and sight-see. Walk the water's edge or follow the trails to the forested interior and view some of the remaining artillery batteries on the property. This is a large park, approximately 75 hectares, and a good amount of parking. In the summer, Shakespeare by the Sea is held in the park, which is a live outdoor theater production.”
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Garður
“Victoria era gardens established in 1867. Located in the centre of Halifax near the popular Spring Garden Road shopping and restaurant district. In the summer months, they often have bands playing on Sunday afternoons.”
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Museum
“Nestled on the Halifax Waterfront, this museum takes you through sea life and maritime history.”
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Bændamarkaður
“Over 250 local artisans and food vendors right on the Halifax Waterfront. A great way to spend a few hours, tasting local foods and viewing art and local treasures.”
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Listagallerí
“The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is an anchor of Nova Scotia’s cultural tourism, home to iconic artworks that reflect Nova Scotia’s culture to the world, as well as a showcase for temporary exhibitions that highlight the art of this region and this country. Home to over 17,000 artworks and host to numerous exhibitions and events annually, the Gallery is a hub of cultural activity in our community. Make art a part of your presentation! The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, in historic downtown Halifax, offers spectacular setting for presentations, performances and parties! Host your next reception, audio-visual presentation, seminar in our 80 seat theatre, flexible seminar space or beautiful galleries - the picture perfect venue for events. Couple your function by adding a tour of our great schedule of exhibitions. On-site caterer; perfect for your next sit-down dinner or cocktail party. Make your event an artistic masterpiece.”
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Staðsetning
5425 Sackville St
Halifax, NS B3J 3Y3
Sími+1 902-426-5080
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