560 Bedford Hwy., Halifax, NS, CA, B3M 2L8

  • Phone: (902) 443-0303
  • Fax: (902) 457-0663
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  • Attractions

    »Bedford Institute of Oceanography

    Bedford Institute of Oceanography is the largest ocean research centre in Canada, and worthy of a visit. Bring the kids along to this institute, where everyone will enjoy the opportunity to get up close and touch all manner of marine life from lobsters to sea cucumbers. Take a free tour Monday through Friday, from 9:00a to 4:00p (by appointment only), and see what the ocean sciences are all about. Perhaps one or more of the five huge research vessels will be at anchor when you visit. The Web site has excellent directions to the Institute. Call ahead for more details.

    1 Challenger Drive
    Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2

    »Fairview Lawn Cemetery

    A resting place for the dead in the heart of Halifax is the Fairview Lawn Cemetery. When the Titanic went down on 12 April 1912, Halifax was the closest port and of the 209 bodies recovered, 150 were buried in Halifax and 129 are buried here. Five years later, Halifax was host to another tragedy: the Halifax Explosion. Nearly 2000 perished in the disaster and many are interred here. Located just north of the city's business and industrial districts, the Fairview Lawn Cemetery is a major stop for the curious and those interested in the Titanic disaster.

    3720 Windsor Street
    Halifax, NS B3K 5G7

    »Granite Brewery

    Granite Brewery has been bringing some of the best ales to the beer-drinkers of Halifax. It offers seven different types of beers, each unique in its flavor. For more information, check out the website.

    6054 Stairs Street
    Halifax, NS B3K 2E5

    »Chocolate Lake (Nova Scotia)

    The chocolate factory that stood on the shore of this man-made lake gave it the name of Chocolate Lake. The lake is a popular swimmers spot and the cleaning of water is done by the City of Halifax. There are lifeguards for safety of the people and lessons in swimming are offered too. Beautiful houses surround the lake which gives a lake a unique scenic view.

    Balcomes Drive
    Halifax, NS B3N 1J4

    »St John's United Church

    St John's United Church brings the community together in music and worship. Organizing prayer services as well as concerts, the church buzzes with activity all year round. For more information, call ahead or visit their website.

    6233 Willow Street
    Halifax, NS B3L 1P1

    »Barrington Street

    Barrington Street is the perfect place for a browser. Head to Barrington Place Shops for a beautiful location and thirty shops. However, if there is nice weather go for a stroll down the street. You won't be disappointed, since you'll encounter unique stores such as Hilltribe Designs and John W. Doull Bookseller. Barrington Street starts at MacKay Bridge and ends at Inglis Street.

    Barrington Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 3L7

    »Saint George's Greek Orthodox Church

    A church dedicated to Saint George, Saint George's Greek Orthodox Church is one of the biggest churches for the Orthodox Greeks in the city and is an architectural beauty. Every Sunday the regular mass is held, where local families attend making it quite a powerful congregation. The church also serves as a community hall where school programs, youth programs, dance performances and theater plays take place.  Even if you do not believe in the faith, you could always step in to enjoy moments of peace and tranquility. For further queries check their website.

    38 Purcell’s Cove Road
    Halifax, NS B3N 1R4

    »Halifax Armoury

    Located in central Halifax, the Halifax Armoury is a historic landmark and National Historic Site of Canada. It was built in 1895 in a Romanesque Revival architectural style, and served during several wars over the centuries. It continues to serve military purposes for several reserve units and artillery regiments of the Canadian Forces.

    2667 North Park Street
    Halifax, NS B3K 4B4

    »Dartmouth Common

    Dartmouth's Common is verdant park with trees and trails and the usual park niceties. Various cultural events also take place here throughout the year. It is under the management of the Halifax Regional Municipality which takes care of it. Baseball players often use the space for practice sessions and matches. It is a good place to relax after work or to have a picnic with family and friends during summer.

    Thistle Street
    Dartmouth, NS B3A 1M2

    »St. George's Round Church

    St. George's Round Church forms a popular attraction in the city of Halifax. Its known not only for its unique architecture but series of cultural and music events. For more information, do check out their website.

    2222 Brunswick Street
    Halifax, NS B3K 2Z3

    »Halifax Commons

    Looking to spend some time outdoors with a variety of things to do? Since 1749 this public area has hosted many events, from visits by Pope John Paul II to performances by The Rolling Stones. Explore the possibilities at the Halifax Commons located just a walk from Downtown. Whether it's enjoying the tennis courts, taking a dip in the pool, or a live music event at the Halifax Pavilion, this urban park provides a venue for a multitude of interests.

    Cogswell Street
    Halifax, NS

    »Alderney Landing

    Take the ferry across to Dartmouth for a day and check out the other side of the harbor. Alderney Landing is the site of the World Peace Pavilion, a theater, art gallery, events facility, ferry terminal and outdoor concerts. On Saturday mornings there is a Farmers Market and on Sundays you will find craftspeople selling their wares. The market open hours vary. Check the web site for details.

    2 Ochterloney Street
    Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Z3
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