Fort Edmonton Park is an attraction in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Named for the first enduring European post in the area of modern-day Edmonton, the park is the largest living history museum in Canada by area. The history of Fort Edmonton Park's conception goes back as far as 1915. It includes both original and rebuilt historical structures representing the history of Edmonton (including that of post-horse aboriginals), and is staffed during the summer by costumed historical interpreters.more
West Edmonton Mall (WEM), located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is the largest shopping mall in North America and the tenth largest in the world (along with The Dubai Mall) by gross leasable area.West Edmonton Mall first opened its doors to the public on 15 September 1981. [better source needed] It was the world's largest mall until 2004. The mall was founded by the Ghermezian brothers, who emigrated from Iran in 1959.more
A fifth minor skylight pyramid lights up the central foyer. Botanical gardens offering glass pyramids with tropical & arid biomes, plus events & courses.The Muttart Conservatory is a botanical garden located in the North Saskatchewan river valley, across from downtown Edmonton. One of the best-known landmarks of Edmonton, the conservatory consists of three city-operated greenhouses, public gardens, as well as four feature pyramids for display of plant species found across three biomes, with the fourth pyramid hosting as a seasonal display.more
Home to more than 350 animals & focused on conservation, this venerable zoo offers rides & programs.The Valley Zoo opened on July 1, 1959, as a replacement for a previous Edmonton Zoo (Borden Park Zoo) which was torn down to expand Northlands Park (now Northlands).The Edmonton Valley Zoo is owned and operated by the City of Edmonton and is open 364 days a year, closing only on Christmas. The zoo is currently accredited by the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is one of three accredited zoos in Alberta.more
located to the east, that had operated as Edmonton's Planetarium since 1960 but had become limited by its seating capacity of 65. Telus World of Science is a broad-based science centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, operated by the Edmonton Space & Science Foundation. The centre first opened in 1984, as a replacement for the Queen Elizabeth Planetarium, The centre is located on the southwest corner of Coronation Park in the neighborhood of Woodcroft.more
The Art Gallery of Alberta is a public art gallery located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Art Gallery of Alberta was founded in 1924 under the name “The Edmonton Museum of Arts”. Its first exhibition was held that year in the Palm Room of the Hotel Macdonald. Its collection of well over 6,000 works of art includes historical and contemporary paintings, sculptures. It was after this time that the museum re-titled itself “The Edmonton Art Gallery” in 1956.more
The Alberta Legislature Building was built between 1907 and 1913 in the Beaux Arts style at the same time as the much larger Saskatchewan and Manitoba legislative buildings by architects Allan Merrick Jeffers and Richard Blakey.,The meeting place of the Legislative Assembly and the Executive Council. It is known to Edmontonians as "the Ledge". The Alberta Legislature Building is located in Edmonton, Alberta.more
It is located on-site at the former Edmonton City Centre Airport on the southwest corner of the field. The Alberta Aviation Museum is a museum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Alberta Aviation Museum hangar is the last remaining example of a 'double-double' Second World War British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) hangar.Built in 1940 after 3 double hangars for RCAF Station Edmonton, it was originally opened 5 October 1940 as No. 2 Air Observers School (AOS) under the command of Wop Maymore
This “island of conservation” is located 35 km east of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park is a national park in Canada that played an important part in the conservation of the American bison. The park is administered by the Parks Canada Agency. Alberta along the Yellowhead Highway, which goes through the park. It is Canada's 8th smallest in area but largest fully enclosed national park, with an area of 194 square kilometres (75 sq mi).more
Galaxyland, previously known as Fantasyland, is one of the biggest indoor amusement parks in the world and is situated in the West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta, Galaxyland was originally known as Fantasyland, from 1985 to 1995. Canada. It is also home to the Space Shot, the world's tallest indoor tower ride at 36.5 metres (120 ft).more
The second largest city in Canada after Toronto, Montreal gets its name from Mount Royal, named after the triple peaked hill inside the city. The majority of the city speaks French which is why it is also the official language here, followed by English. Montreal is an important city for Canada when it ...
Quebec City is located on cliffs overlooking the St. Lawrence Seaway. The city’s old town has been designated an UNESCO world heritage site. The city offers biking tours and it is the only city in Canada with its original city walls. The city has quite a few of its French era edifices still standing.
Officially, Vancouver has been named as the “City of Vancouver”. It is considered to be the most populous and ethically diverse city of Canada. It is also considered to be the culinary capital of the country. This place offers its visitors the best dining experience, ranging from the exotic Chinese ...
Toronto, being the most populated city in Canada, and the 5th most populated city in North America, is bound to offer a lot to its visitors. The city is known for its international culture and with a lot of different people living together in the city, it is one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan ...