Historic Properties, Halifax

3.9
Historic Walking Area · Architectural Building
Explore Halifax's rich heritage with a visit to Historic Properties, a set of warehouses that a group of Nova Scotia businessmen began constructing during the Napoleonic wars. An integral part of Canada's formative years, these properties generated enough income to make the region prosperous by aiding trade and commerce. On the other hand, they also have a slightly less savory history of privateering and smuggling. Nowadays, the restored 19th-century buildings host an array of trendy pubs, restaurants, and clothing boutiques. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Historic Properties by using our Halifax online holiday planner.
Create an itinerary including Historic Properties
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Historic Properties reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
254 reviews
Google
4.4
TripAdvisor
  • when i was little we used to play around these docks and stores.. what a wonderful job they have done fixing up this area.. we loved looking around these stores there is lots of interesting items to....  more »
  • Buildings and neighborhoods are pretty. We come in winter so there aren’t many people. It’s very small so you can finish walking here very soon.  more »
Google
  • Enjoyed the cool breeze while dining on the deck. Enjoyed the fish and chips. My wife was more than satisfied with the lobster roll. Plus the historic feel of Halifax itself. The entire waterfront is quite awesome.
  • The place is gorgeous and it looks like it is well maintained! The lights at night make this place nice for a romantic stroll with a view of the ocean at the end. Good place to visit if you are planning to do a tiny bit of shopping or to get some snacks like ice cream (although they have restaurants here too). I wish there are more shops at this place, but I guess the area and structures can only accommodate few.

Plan your trip to Halifax

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Halifax

See all ›
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Halifax

See all ›
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Halifax

4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Halifax

4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
4.3
Duration: 3 hours

Museums in Halifax

See all ›
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Nearby attractions in Halifax

4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 6 hours
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min