Public gardens of Halifax

Public Gardens

The Halifax Public Gardens were unveiled in 1867. They are now one of the most beautiful examples of Victorian gardens in North America.


Public Gardens

It stretches out on 16 acres, right downtown Halifax.


Public Gardens

Besides all the different botanical species, we can watch statues, rock bridges, fountains, etc.


Public Gardens

The gardens also contain a bandstand where free shows are given to the public every Sunday atfernoon during summer. This aspect is reminiscent of the taste for outdoor musical shows of the Victorian era. 

Public Gardens

In 2003, the Public Gardens suffered from big damages following the Hurricane Juan. The reconstruction lasted almost a year and needed more than a million dollars.




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