Halifax, Nova Scotia


It is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It has a population of 403,131 and was built in 1842. It is the major economic centre of Atlantic Canada. There are lots of places which attract tourists like Citadel Hill, Halifax Harbor and many more.

Places to visit:

  • Citadel hill: It is a national historic site. It was opened in 1856. There are four fortifications which were constructed in citadel hill from1749.
  • Halifax harbor: The biggest lighthouse. It was opened in 1955. It is the great spot to relax and to enjoy the view.
  • Pier 21: It is an ocean liner terminal and immigrant shed. Its facilities of immigration are occupied by Canadian museum of immigration. 
  • Peggy’s point lighthouse: Also known as cover lighthouse. It is one of the most famous tourist’s attractions. It is around 49ft long.
  • Point pleasant park: it is one of the biggest parks. It hosts the most amazing forest walks and affords amazing views. It was built in 190acres of land.
  • Art gallery of nova scotia: It is the most famous art gallery. It is in mid of Halifax. It is the largest art museum of Halifax. It was established in 1908.
  • Discovery centre: It is an interactive science museum. It was established in 1990. It has lots of science’s innovative technology and research.

Places to stay:

  • Homewood suites by Hilton: It is a 4-star hotel. It has contemporary rooms with indoor swimming pool and gym plus free breakfast and evenings social.
  • Atlantic hotel: It is a 5-star hotel. It has free wi-fi facility, free parking and free breakfast. It has indoor swimming pool and hot tub.
  • Prince George hotel: It is a budget hotel. It has free wi-fi and spa. It has fitness centre and outside pool.
  • The Westin: It is a luxury hotel. It has relaxed rooms with free wi-fi plus indoor pool. It has a casual dining.
  • Hampton inn: It is a modern hotel with an indoor pool, casino, fitness centre and fine dining.