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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Halifax

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Historical Places in Halifax

Understand how a country can change and benefit through multiculturalism at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, a museum raising aware
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Visit Fairview Lawn Cemetery, a non-denominational cemetery best known as the final resting place for more than 100 of those who died in the
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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse , Peggy's Cove
The iconic Peggy's Cove Lighthouse beckons travelers by land and sea with its traditional white-and-red facade, as it marks the rugged easter
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Get a snapshot of Halifax’s classic sights in an unconventional way — on a 1-hour Harbour Hopper tour. You'll travel on both land and water aboard a renovated amphibious Vietnam War vehicle. Drive by St Paul’s Cathedral, Citadel Hill and the Victorian beauty of Halifax Public Gardens, and then splash into Halifax Harbour for great views of the waterfront. Your knowledgeable driver and marine pilot livens up the ride with engaging tales and naval history, and offers pointers on where to head next during your stay in the seaside city.
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Religious Site
St. Paul's Church , Halifax
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HMCS Sackville , Halifax
Explore Canada's oldest fighting warship at HMCS Sackville. The Flower-class corvette served as an escort convoy in World War II, surviving i
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Our expert advice on where to stay in Halifax

Accommodations are scattered evenly throughout Halifax, with decent options available across town. Downtown offers the best transport connections and access to major attractions, with several options lining the central thoroughfare, Sackville Street. Here, you'll also enjoy views over the water and convenient proximity to some of the city's most pleasant parks. Look around the neighborhood of South End to enjoy the bohemian vibe surrounding Saint Mary's University, or go west to find a quiet spot near Long Lake Provincial Park.
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