The coastline of Halifax from Duncans Cove. The city has a significant length of coastline due to its heavy indentation.
Snowfall in Halifax is heavy during the winter, although snow cover is usually patchy owing to the frequent freeze-thaw cycles.
Halifax Public Gardens is a Victorian era public garden that was designated as a National Historic Sites of Canada in 1984.
View of Purdys Wharf, an office complex in Downtown Halifax.
Halifax is home to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the largest art gallery in Atlantic Canada.
The Historic Properties are a collection of historical buildings on Halifaxs boardwalk.
The community of Peggys Cove is a major tourist attraction.
The Scotiabank Centre is the largest multi-purpose sporting arena in Atlantic Canada.
Halifax City Council is the seat of municipal government.
Halifax is home to Dalhousie University. Established in 1818, it is the oldest English-language post-secondary institution in Canada.