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Top 5 Best Things about Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tue, 20 May 2014 by Polycorp

There’s plenty to do in the capital city of Nova Scotia. Depending on your interests you can experience everything from entertainment and arts to history, leisure activities and some of the best restaurants Halifax has to offer. We’ve compiled a list of five of the best things about Halifax that are near Polycorp’s homes for sale Halifax Nova Scotia.


  1. Historic Halifax - A must see for tourists and residents alike is the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. It’s the oldest and largest maritime museum in Canada. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has a collection of over 30,000 artifacts, including the world’s main collection of wooden artifacts from RMS Titanic. It features a permanent exhibit of the Titanic highlighting Nova Scotia’s connection to recovering bodies of the Titanic victims. Some victims of the “unsinkable ship” were buried in three of Halifax’s cemeteries, including Fairview Lawn Cemetery. Visitors are able to see the final resting place of some of the victims of the Titanic who are buried alongside Halifax residents from the turn of the century.
  2. Golfer’s Paradise - One of Halifax’s premier golf destinations is the Glen Arbour Golf Course. This full-service, par-72 course is truly a golfer’s paradise. This course has played host to some of the most prestigious tournaments held on this side of Canada. The beautiful course is close to the city and perfect for novice or seasoned golfers.
  3. The Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market - Founded in 1750, this is the oldest continuously operating farmer’s market in North America. The Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market hosts over 250 vendors. Eat, check out local arts and crafts and buy it all from locally grown organic fruits and veggies, flowers and jewelry to crepes, desserts, meats, and pastries. You’ll also be able to people watch and enjoy great views of George’s Island.
  4. Sensational Seafood - Halifax has amazing food. Its close proximity to the Atlantic makes this city known for its sensational seafood. There are a number of excellent restaurants which showcase exquisite seafood along with other delicious dishes. Halifax is also known for its plethora of pubs and lively music scene.
  5. Roll the Dice - Casino Nova Scotia is the largest entertainment and gaming location in Atlantic Canada. Also known as Halifax Casino, it’s located downtown on the beautiful waterfront. This is a must visit attraction in Halifax offering great dining and wonderful entertainment throughout the year.

As you can see there are numerous sights and adventures to experience in Halifax. These five are some of the best things Halifax has to offer. In addition to friendly people and great schools and communities, Halifax is an ideal community to call home. Check out homes for sale Halifax Nova Scotia in our Q Lofts and Ravenscraig communities by contacting Polycorp at 902-431-9911.

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