Halifax Highlights In 3 Days

Canada, Halifax Guide (B): Halifax Highlights In 3 Days

Nova Scotia’s capital city is a hub of business, education, and government services for the Atlantic provinces. It has seen tragedy and triumph and is home to incredible history, and as I found, East Coast good times. From boats to beer here are my Halifax highlights in just three days.

Being one of the oldest cities in Canada, Halifax has seen some things. From the harbour explosion that devastated the city to a pier that one in five Canadians can trace their roots to, there is much to see in historic Halifax. Thankfully, Halifax is incredibly walkable and many of its historical highlights can be ticked off in a day or two.

No Halifax highlight is more significant to the nation than Pier 21. This historic immigration shed processed 1 million new Canadians between 1928 and 1971. It was also the departure point for half a million Canadians heading to Europe during World War II, many of which never returned.

Today the pier is home to the Canadian Museum of Immigration and is a place to better understand the struggles of those fleeing war, prejudice, and discrimination for a better life. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Halifax Highlights In 3 Days
Guide Location: Canada » Halifax
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Pier 21   Garrison Brewery   HMCS Sackville   Maritime Museum of the Atlantic   Historic Properties   Old Burying Grounds   Citadel Hill   Alexander Keith’s Brewery   Peggy’s Cove   Maritime Pastry Co   Dee Dee’s   Tidehouse Brewing   Johnny K's   Salty’s   Halliburton Hotel  
Author: Shaun Robertson
Read it on author's website: http://www.thislifeintrips.com/halifax-highlights-in-3-days/