Between the impressive waterfront and colorful, bustling streets, Halifax is a picturesque city. Soak up the scenery and dive into the city’s rich history with visits to its most beautiful buildings.
One look at the beautiful stone Historic Properties will transport you back to Halifax’s early days. Three city blocks of Canada’s oldest surviving waterfront warehouses line the waterfront boardwalk and house a variety of boutiques, services, restaurants, and bars.
Historic Properties, 1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, Canada, +1 902 429 0530
One of the most recognized landmarks in Halifax, the Old Town Clock was originally installed in 1803, and while it underwent restoration in the 1960s, the original clockwork remains intact!
The Province House is the seat of the Nova Scotia Government, and Charles Dickens once described Canada’s oldest provincial legislative assembly as “a gem of Georgian architecture…like looking at Westminster through the wrong end of a telescope.” Visit the National Historic Site in downtown Halifax.
Province House, 1726 Hollis St, Halifax, NS, Canada, +1 902 424 4661
Located downtown on one of the city’s busiest streets, Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. The beautiful National Historic Site was built over 200 years ago and is open to the public.