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Sydney Waterfront District

333 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E1, Canada
+1 902-562-3399
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Several hours of enjoyment

Interesting to walk around, look at the sights and see what ships are docked in the harbour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
huronhawk
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Toronto, Canada
Sydney Nova Scotia, Canada

What a wonderful day in Sydney. We went on a walking historic tour and then the ladies at The Jost... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judy W
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Want to experience Sydney? Visit our Sydney Waterfront District! Home to over 200 unique shops/services it is the heart of our business and retail communities
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“cruise ship” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
333 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E1, Canada
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+1 902-562-3399
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting to walk around, look at the sights and see what ships are docked in the harbour. Beautiful boardwalk running along the water edge right down to our hotel. Craft shows, music etc. make for a fun day.

1  Thank huronhawk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful day in Sydney. We went on a walking historic tour and then the ladies at The Jost House Museum made us morning tea of lovely oatcakes. On this Sunday they were having a Vintage car display as well as markets and live...More

Thank Judy W
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Our ship docked at Charlottetown and we had a delightful time exploring the old streets with well preserved buildings and houses. The waterfront area is particularly charming with lots of touristy and non touristy shops, some great crafts places The ship terminal had some really...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

nice walk. not noisy. enjoyable on a nice day. if you lucky you will see sailing at the yacht club across the harbor. the fish are often not far from the service of a non polluted water and you can see the water break with...More

1  Thank Lorne M
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I went to several events in Sydney that were put on by the Waterfront Development bunch. The tall ships were excellent. The concerts and food truck ralley were great entertainment with excellent food. I'll be back next year for sure

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Lovely boardwalk . We watched the Disney Cruise ship depart from the harbor . Many of the shops were closed as it is late in the season . There was still good shopping on Charlotte St . until 5pm .

Thank Cynthia M
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Our ship docked right at the waterfront and we all enjoyed walking in the gardens which are spotted with monuments and statues. There is an east walk down the coast and some of our party walked several miles on beautiful trails. Our only negative was...More

1  Thank amarilloannie
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Lovely walk on a beautiful day while visiting off cruise ship, nice walk down the long boardwalk, and shops

1  Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

I enjoyed walking on the wooden boardwalk. We had great views of the harbor, although there was but one boat and a luxury gigantic boat with lots of tourists. I enjoyed the monuments that were displayed. The Sydney merchant mariners memorial was very attractive, as...More

1  Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

You'll need about 30 minutes to walk the district, and make sure you stop in St. Patrick's Museum, especially if their giving an oral presentation.

1  Thank Dave_in_Reno
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BarbR390
April 4, 2018|
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Response from DoctorFeelgoodDorset | Reviewed this property |
You dock right alongside the town and can easily walk to the limited attractions in an hour or so. Frankly I am not sure why the cruise liners even dock there!
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emily2grooms
September 3, 2017|
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Response from Donna A | Reviewed this property |
I have never heard of that bus but if you call Transit Cape Breton at 902-539-8124, they will help you. Hope this helps.
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David S
June 19, 2017|
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Response from BillG007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Quite a bit has changed over the years and the artisans are of finer quality. Try to find some music somewhere if possible and don't forget to try Flavor On The Water inside the cruise ship terminal for some most... More
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