"A day-trip to Lunenburg, home of Bluenose II" Top 5 Page for this destination Lunenburg by Jefie
Lunenburg Travel Guide: 73 reviews and 239 photos
Of course Halifax is the main tourist destination in Nova Scotia but if you've made it as far as Halifax, might as well make it to Lunenburg!
Lunenburg is a gorgeous little town located about an hour and a half from Halifax on Highway 103. It was founded in 1753 and as such it is the second oldest British settlement of the province after Halifax. What makes Lunenburg so special today is the beautifully preserved architecture of Old Town Lunenburg, In fact, in 1995, it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, thus joining the likes of Le Vieux Quebec and La Habana Vieja. Wondering if it's truly worth the detour? Just take a look at the following few tips!
- Pros:Beautiful architecture
- Cons:Bluenose II is often away from home
- In a nutshell:Don't forget to bring your camera!
There are many buildings worth seeing in Lunenburg but perhaps none as impressive as St. John's Anglican Church. When... more travel advice
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