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Privateers Wharf Market Mall - K Penton Art

Had a great chat with K. Penton at K Penton Art. His quirky paintings of the east coast buildings... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Calgary, Canada
Halifax has a handle on historic preservation

Halifax has a handle on historic preservation. Our guide told the story on past efforts to replace... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This charming site is filled with restaurants, pubs, clothing and specialty shops in restored 18th-century buildings on the waterfront.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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1983 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great chat with K. Penton at K Penton Art. His quirky paintings of the east coast buildings and coastline would make a great and colourful memento of your visit! His shop is not full of your usual 'made in somewhere other than Canada'...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Halifax has a handle on historic preservation. Our guide told the story on past efforts to replace the area with glass walled building and thoroughfares.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 1 week ago

On many mainly-business trips to Halifax, we have always stayed at the Delta Barrington, and strolled in the Historic Properties. It's a good area for casual visits, too. There are decent places to eat, and generally adequate parking (which can be problem elsewhere in downtown...More

1  Thank HotelierJohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from seeing some ancient buildings and how they are now used for a gym or a shop, I found this part of Halifax not so interesting. We went also inside the part with shops and a restaurant, but my opinion remains the same, nothing...More

Thank Romangirl79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always visit the Historic Properties just to fully feel the atmosphere of Halifax. I love the pubs the shoppes and the view of the Harbour. It also is near the Dartmouth Ferry another great place for a view of the skyline.

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The properties were wll maintained. There is not a lot of them and have been turned into accomodation.

Thank Rita6668
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow this place is old and well preserved. Trying to imagine what this place looked like a couple hundred years ago. A must visit in Halifax.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I will be sure to come back to visit the historic properties again. They have preserved these heritage buildings well, and now they are home to several interesting shops and eating establishments. Check them out. You can find the usual souvenirs, but also nice crafts...More

Thank 448andyk
Reviewed 1 September 2017

As well as historic houses there are a number of boutique shops and eating places to enjoy. Easy to find at one end of the boardwalk

Thank SandyChippenham
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Love poking around here. Lots to see by way of gifts. Nice old building. You can catch a coffee or a bite to eat

Thank Sammy611
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31 August 2017|
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Response from gailp111 | Reviewed this property |
The cruise is over by Pier 21. It is probably a good 10-15 minute walk to Historic Properties from the Cruise Terminal.