Lunenburg Historic District, Lunenburg

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Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Wander through the charming streets of Lunenburg Historic District lined with colorful wooden houses and discover what makes this World Heritage Site one of the best surviving examples of British colonial settlement in North America. Nestled on a hillside that slopes gently towards the harbor, the old town retains much of its original appearance. The residents have managed to preserve the city's identity since 1753 when it was established. Visit the town's original parade square and waterfront area where former fisheries and ship buildings harmoniously blend with the seascape. Using our world travel planner, Lunenburg attractions like Lunenburg Historic District can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I love this town! It’s so authentic with a lot of history. The whole town is considered heritage and therefore protected. It’s also really colourful. You do need to go down a hill to get to the...  more »
  • Cute town wi5 some fun shops and excellent restaurants. Better get there early to avoid the noon bus crowd! Loved the metal art work on the light posts which depict the fish caught in the area.  more »

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