Halifax is the capital city of Nova Scotia, Canada, and the largest city in Atlantic Canada. Halifax is home to a number of higher education centres, including Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University, Mount Saint Vincent University, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and more.
There are a number of things you can do and see during your stay in Halifax. The city’s newest attraction is the Halifax Central Library on Spring Garden Rd. Renowned for its architectural design, the library has become a hub for learning and culture. History buffs might want to drop by Citadel Hill, a National Historic site located in the city centre. Or if you are strolling the waterfront you can visit the Canadian museum of immigration at Pier 21 or the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
If you’re looking for a tranquil walk you should visiting the Public Gardens. These Victorian-style gardens are located right across the street from the Lord Nelson hotel. It’s a great spot to get a coffee and enjoy the sunshine. Alternatively, Point Pleasant park located on the southern tip of the peninsula offers a longer trails away from the traffic and busy city. If you find yourself in downtown Halifax on Saturday morning the Halifax Farmers’ Market is a great spot to have breakfast and browse a range of locally sourced goods and crafts. Afterwards you can enjoy a refreshing walk along the boardwalk on the waterfront. It is home to a number of shops and is a great place to stop and take a few photographs before you head back home!