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Address: Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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This charming site is filled with restaurants, pubs, clothing and specialty...

This charming site is filled with restaurants, pubs, clothing and specialty shops in restored 18th-century buildings on the waterfront.

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Halifax Harbour

Unfortunately alot of the seasonal outdoor shops were closed as we were there on the Thanksgiving weekend. I'd love to go back during the summer season.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Cheryl D
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Markham, Ontario, Canada
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Markham, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Unfortunately alot of the seasonal outdoor shops were closed as we were there on the Thanksgiving weekend. I'd love to go back during the summer season.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I recently went here early on a Saturday morning with a photographer and my family to have our yearly family photos taken (for Xmas cards and the like). It was nice to see the place not being extremely crowded as has been the case all summer. There are some very pretty buildings and all sorts of "props" to stage your... More 

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Ithaca, NY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

While it's fun to stroll around a bit, the historic properties gave me a very Disney-esque vibe--the restoration is attractive, but the area doesn't feel authentic. I think that's a plus for some visitors, but not so much for me. If you can't think of any other way to spend some time in Halifax, this isn't a terrible option, but... More 

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Morris County, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Beautifully restored warehouses, now restaurants, stores and offices containing any number of very good restaurants and beautiful harbor views. Creative re-use done right.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

When the weather is nice, there is no better place to stroll but the boardwalk along the Halifax waterfront amidst the historic properties. Try out the food stalls (lobster rolls, yum), check out the crafts and enjoy a nap on the hammocks.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great place to stroll on a nice day, lots of good restaurants, or food stalls to grab a snack or meal. Shopping largely aimed at tourists, but plenty of locals enjoy the locale as well

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Swindon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Lots of different properties to see. From the first bank in Canada to the various museums. Pleanty of craft shops Something for everyone. Good cafes and bars.

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Montreal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This spot where a few remaining historic buildings that were not destroyed in the Great Fire.There are expensive shops and some touristy restaurants that are overpriced. Still a nice place to walk through.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

what a spot. can walk for miles as a senior I was very impressed with all the seating arranged around the whole area. do not go hungry as very hard to make your mind up with such great eateries.such a great location with lovely harbour views as I sat eating icecream looking at all the beautiful historic buildings what more... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Must see location where a few remaining older historic buildings are- most was destroyed in Great Fire. Some touristy restaurants that are quite overpriced! Nice stroll in the evening!

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