Tourist Attraction Places in Canada

 

Canada is a vast country lying on the northern part of the North American continent. There is no end to the number of places to visit in Canada ranging from the mountains, and the Maritimes, to the west coast and the plains. Major tourist destinations also include several urban cities and towns noted for their attractive locales, exotic beaches and other attractions. Some of the best places to visit in Canada are listed below.



Ontario

The province of Ontario is located in the east- central part of Canada with a whole host of tourist attractions. Ontario's main attractions include:

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Toronto

Toronto is a modern cosmopolitan city of Canada and is also the country's business and technology center. Located on the beautiful Lake Ontario, Toronto's top attraction includes the CN Tower, the world's tallest free standing structure.

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Niagara Falls

The glorious Niagara Falls is a leading tourist attraction in Canada and is on the South of Ontario. It is as impressive during the night as it is during the day.

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Ottawa

Ottawa is the National capital of Canada and is located on the confluence of Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau rivers. This pleasant town offers a wide array of cultural and recreational experiences along with colorful festivals like the Tulip festival. Ottawa has some of the most fascinating historical sites of Canada and is home to a wealth of historical monuments and museums. Popular places to visit in Ottawa are:

•  The National Gallery

•  Parliament Hill

•  The Canadian War Museum

•  Casino De Hull

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Quebec

The province of Quebec offers some of the most delightful places to visit in Canada and is known to be the heart of French Canada where the preferred spoken language is French. The two cities of Quebec are the top tourist destinations of Canada.

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Quebec City

Quebec City is noted for its architectural beauty and possesses a distinct old world charm with a European feel. Located on the St. Lawrence River, the city has a wealth of French heritage. In this city, the first and official language is French.

Quebec City's main attractions include the Quartier Petit-Champlain and the Québec Old Port which offer interesting insight in the early North American settlements. Also, while visiting the city in February, do not miss the Quebec Winter Carnival or Winterlude, the largest winter Carnival in the city.

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Montreal

The grand metropolitan city of Montreal is the largest city of the province of Quebec, having a diverse culture and rich history. The city has a pleasant blend of ancient and modern charm and is also the world's second largest French-speaking city. Major attractions in Montreal include:

•  Old Montreal

•  The Montreal Museum of Fine Art

•  The Park Olympique built for the 1976 Olympics.

There are other major attractions within the other provinces of Canada. In Alberta, the places to visit are Banff National Park, Lake Louise and Jasper National Park. Tourist attractions in the province of British Colombia include Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler/Blackcomb.

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This site provides an outline of the best places to visit in Canada. For more information on Canada, keep flipping through the pages of 123independenceday.com.

 

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