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Canada sightseeing. Travel guide - attractions, sights, nature and touristic places

Chateau Frontenac at Night Canada is a beautiful country that charms its guests with numerous cosy towns, amazing places of interest and landmarks. The majority of sights are located in Ottawa. This is the place where one can see the building of the Parliament and the Tower of Peace that is located nearby. Fans of shopping should visit ByWard Market that is so big that it occupies several quarters. There are a few dozen of museums in Ottawa – the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Museum of Modern Photography, the Museum of Science, National Gallery of Canada, Canada’s Cold War Museum, National Museum of Aeronautics, Bytown Museum, Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, and many other exhibition halls and galleries.
Canadian cuisine is a symbiosis of the cuisines of indigenous peoples of North America, emigrants from France, England, and China. As such there are …
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Ottawa suburbs is the location of a small town of Kingston. This town is famous because of a prominent landmark – Fort Henry. The building of the fort was finished in 1812. The building was renovated several times, so now it is open for visitors and its halls are full of precious historic artefacts. The magnificent Lake Ontario is also located there. The lake is internationally famous for its beauty and magnificent parks that surround it.
Toronto is no less famous than Ottawa. This is a large cultural centre with many places of interest. Tourists are recommended to visit Queen Elizabeth Park, Hyde Park and Toronto Islands Park. These beautiful national parks feature large collections of plants, trees and flowers. When it comes to cultural places of interest, the most famous sights of Toronto include Ontario Art Gallery, National Opera, the Royal Ontario Museum and Roy Thomson Hall. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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According to most Canadians, Quebec is the most beautiful province of their country. Despite its rather modest administrative importance, Quebec is a large science and university centre. Laval University is the most famous education facility in the province. In Quebec guests will see numerous beautiful university buildings, old libraries, spacious squares and picturesque parks. There are also several botanic gardens and zoos in Quebec.
queens_park Montreal is also a popular travel destination due to numerous medieval buildings and religious shrines. The most famous landmarks here are Notre Dame Church, Palace of Justice, St. Josef Chapel, Saint George’s Church, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Finally, Ramezay Castle is considered the most beautiful building of the 18th century in the city. Nowadays, the castle is used to hold exhibitions of the Museum of History.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks of Canada
♥   Provincial Park 'Abitibi-De-Troyes Provincial Park' . On the map   Photos
♥   Provincial Park 'Adam Creek Provincial Nature Reserve' . On the map   Photos
♥   A - Park 'Adams lake marine park' . On the map   Photos
♥   A - Park 'Adams lake park-bush creek site' . On the map   Photos
♥   A - Park 'Akamina-kishinena park' . On the map   Photos
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Castles of Canada
♥   Castle 'Casa Loma' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Castle Kilbride' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Chateau St. Louis' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Chelster Hall' . On the map   Photos
♥   Castle 'Chorley Park' . On the map   Photos

Famous and uniques places in Canada from our review series

Butchart Gardens

From the series “Fabulous nooks of the world with striking colorful shades”
Those who always wanted to walk along the fabulous park, are sure to visit Butchart Gardens in Canada. This landscaped garden with an area of ​​22 hectares is the largest and most picturesque of its kind in the country. A huge number of artificial ponds, rivers and waterfalls, countless elegant flower beds and exotic plants are among features of this picturesque garden.

It is difficult to imagine that at the end of the 19th century a mined-out industrial quarry was situated there, and landscapes in those places were incredibly dull and lifeless. The founders of the garden were famous industrialists and members of the Butchart family. In 1904, they decided to fill the worked-out quarry with the fertile soil and plant beautiful flowers, forming a kind of the Sunken Garden. A famous … Read all

CN Tower

From the series “Breathtaking high-altitude observation points with panoramic views on cities”
Toronto also has an observation deck that will appeal to fans of the unusual entertainment. It is located on one of the top floors of the CN Tower. This observation deck is located at an altitude of 356 meters. Visitors are offered to use a special elevator for going there. This viewing platform differs from many others. A part of it is situated outdoors, and guests can visit it during a ride on EdgeWalk.

All fans of walking the roofs are fastened with special safety systems. After that, they can walk on the outdoor terrace without any fear and admire the panorama of Toronto. The indoor part of the site also has an amazing feature; it is equipped with a glass floor giving a breathtaking experience of admiring objects located at the bottom.

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World Water Park

From the series “The greatest and fanciest water parks”
Edmonton is famous for its large-scale shopping centers. This Canadian city has one of the most famous aquaparks in the world, World Water Park. Among its outstanding features, it’s worth noting a huge indoor swimming pool with artificial waves that can be used to practice surfing all year long. Fans of exciting entertainment can enjoy excellent rides, whose names speak for themselves. Those are Revenge of Nessie, Sky Express, and Tropical Typhoon.

The waterpark in Edmonton is the largest in Canada, as well as the largest indoor aquapark in the world. It has been opened in 1986. In a few years, it has become so popular among tourists that it was decided to build a hotel. In the warmer months, the camping is available for travelers from distant cities and foreign countries. Many … Read all
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Sightseeing in popular cities of Canada

Montreal
The observation of urban neighborhoods from a special area located on the Mont Royal Mountain will definitely become one of the most exciting adventures. Another observation point is located on the roof of one of the city's skyscrapers, as well as in the tower of the Notre-Dame-de-Bonsekur Church. The church is notable not only for its superb architecture, but also for an observatory opened in it. So here you can not only explore the neighborhood of Montreal, but also watch the starry sky. … Read more
Toronto
Yonge Star is the main street of the city. Here you will find a huge number of restaurants and shops. We should also mention that the street has practically no traffic, so Yonge Star has become a favorite place for walking among both citizens and tourists. Not far away from the center of the city is located the biggest Exhibition Center of the country - Ontario Science Centre. Here are located a little less than eight hundred halls and galleries. As you might guess from the title, all of them … Read more
Quebec City
Old Town is a historical part of the city. Here are located all main sights of Quebec, as well as most beautiful parks. Make a walk down the stairs or use a funicular, and you will enter Lower Quebec. The center of this place is the Royal Square. Here you will find several modern restaurants, cafes and galleries, as well as one of the most important sights of the religious character – the Church of the Mother of God. Chateau Frontenac Hotel is known as one of the most beautiful … Read more
Vancouver
Stanley Park is the most famous one. It always amazes visitors by its rich needle-leaved forests that hide crystal clean lakes inside. The park was founded relatively not long ago – in 1886 – and is surrounded by the ocean. Stanley Park is, probably, the main symbol of Vancouver and each tourist should walk along its wonderful valleys and enjoy clean air. The old part of the city is represented by Gastown. The buildings in this region were created by first settlers. During your walks on … Read more
Calgary
You can view the panoramic looks of the city if you go up to Calgary Tower the height of which estimates 91 m. The construction of the tower is quite unusual and even in small wind it moves a bit, but keeps its balance even in serious hurricanes. The biggest historical museum of Calgary is Heritage Park. It is 27 hectares large and it will get you acquainted with the history of the town, will provide you with possibility to watch unique collections of exhibits of different epochs. Art … Read more
Ottawa
Several important places of interest are located around the central square. Here also stands the tower of the World, which height reaches 96 meters; the square is also the location of government buildings. They are made in the Gothic style which is unusual for modern architecture, so these houses more like beautiful medieval buildings rather than modern buildings. Every morning at 10 o'clock on the area is changing of the guard, which involves officers of the Royal Mounted Police. There are … Read more

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