Halifax city tour: Experience an informative “Halifax Highlights” tour and pair it with a moving and revealing tour of heartbreak and survival on the “Tragedy & Triumph”. With two informative tours regale in tantalizing tales of this historic city, stories of sadness, and the resilience of the residents to triumph over adversity. Travel through renowned areas, see beautiful Georgian and Victorian architecture, hear accounts of its famous residents and discover all that Halifax has to offer. Tour highlights include :
Fort Needham Memorial Bell Towers
Downtown City Highlights
View of St. Mary’s, a Roman Catholic basilica in the neo-Gothic style
Hear the tale of the Titanic tragedy and the forever link to Halifax
Visit the Fairview Lawn Cemetery where 121 victims are buried
Visit the Public Gardens for a guided walk
See the 1749 Halifax Commons a site that hosted 80,000 when both Pope John Paul II and Princes Diana made appearances
Meeting/pick-up point: Front of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
Start/opening time: daily at 9:00am and Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 1pm approx.
Duration: 2.5 hours approx.
Others: Times are subject to change. Please note that no admission fees are included in the tour.