Dartmouth Town & City Information
Halifax was founded in 1749 and has always been a major port. Today it is a modern city of 180,000.
Not to be missed is the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic which houses a maritime history collection, including the great Halifax explosion and the RMS Titanic.
On a hill overlooking downtown Halifax is the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site a star-shaped fort where British Military life in the 1800's is re-created.
Known as "The City of Trees" Halifax has many parks, including the Halifax Public Gardens which is a classic Victorian park.
Stroll through Historic Properties - 200 year old waterfront buildings that have been restored to house a variety of boutiques, shops and restaurants.
Visit a tribute to Canada's immigrants at Pier 21.