Canada Travel Guide - Nova Scotia
Experience the star-shaped Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, operated by Parks Canada, where Halifax's historic role as key naval station in the British Empire is commermorated.back to previous page
By any criteria or definition the Halifax Citadel is a very 'special place'. The Halifax Citadel has been commemorated as a nationally significant symbol of Halifax's role as a principal naval station in the British Empire and of the city's importance to Canada's development and evolution from colony to nation. The Halifax Citadel was formally recognized as a significant symbol of Canadian nationhood when it was designated as a National Historic Site in 1951.