Outside the museum is a docked hydrographic British vessel called CSS Acadia which can be explored in the summer.
Also visit the Halifax Citadel, which is an old star-shaped fort on a hill overlooking the city. This national historic site has a museum and a fantastic view of the harbour and the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge which ... More connects Halifax to the city of Dartmouth.
Another spectacular monument is the gothic-styled Cathedral Church of All Saints. Not too far away are the Waterfront, which offers you an excellent view of the city’s harbour, and the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, with its superb collection of artefacts and aircrafts on display.
The city is served by the Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport. The VIA Rail has daily connections to Montreal, Toronto and North-eastern US cities.
The proximity to the Atlantic Ocean results in Halifax having a maritime climate with cool summers (23°C) and mild winters (–1°C). Maximum precipitation is during the winter, including snow and fog. ... More
The population of the city is more than 300,000; the people are locally referred to as ‘Haligonians’. The city is the eleventh largest in Canada and is home to 3 major universities, resulting in a large student population.
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Halifax Regional Municipalities’ planning Area Dartmouth was founded in 1750. It is located in Nova Scotia, Canada and is a former city and metropolitan area of the country....