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Prince of Wales Tower

Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Very old tower!

Just a very old building located at point pleasant park. Not really much to see but if going for a... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
JDTravelCanada
,
Canada
Interesting Martello Tower

We have visited the Prince of Wales Tower several times, it being in Point Pleasant Park. We have... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Edwin F
,
Halifax, Canada
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good25%
  • Average51%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
5 Jul 2016
“Very old tower!”
9 Nov 2015
“Interesting Martello Tower”
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Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
South End
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Just a very old building located at point pleasant park. Not really much to see but if going for a walk in the park than it's worth the quick visit while passing by.

Thank JDTravelCanada
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We have visited the Prince of Wales Tower several times, it being in Point Pleasant Park. We have been inside previously but it is only open certain times in the summer.

Thank Edwin F
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We walked here through the park to take some time to rest and enjoy the scenery. The Tower is in good shape and is worth a visit.

1  Thank dgg123
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This is an impressive fort in the delightfull Park Pleasant. I wanted to see it as a description of it appears in Anne of the Isalnd. The explanatory boards are excellent and there is a nearby glass cabinet with interesting objects in it which are...More

Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We walked all the way to the tower (listen to me carp- it's not that long a walk), but when we got there we were disappointed. It's a big, round, stone tower that you can't go in or on. We were looking forward to the...More

Thank Rebekah B
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I love history, I love forts. What Boy however old you are, you love forts....it is a great Martello Tower. There is however a bigger and better one in Saint John NB...where i grew up and had it in my back yard so I am...More

Thank Moose S
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

The walk around the park was more interesting than seeing the tower. However, if you enjoy military history and want to see part of all the forts in Halifax, them you might enjoy it.

Thank Reeni01
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We thought that you could go inside this Tower and were disappointed to find that it is not open to the public. It is in good condition and would have afforded wonderful views over Halifax and Dartmouth. Enjoyable walk through the park to find this...More

Thank GillyB57
Reviewed 27 October 2013

It was closed when I was there. There is nothing much to see. But the tower is located in one of the best urban parks, Point Pleasant Park.

Thank ab_adnan
Reviewed 6 August 2013

the park in which the tower is located is pretty nice and has a some good views, it also appears to be not only the largest but most intact natural areas in Halifax. However the tower itself is probably not worth seeing unless only to...More

Thank SCOTT M
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