Canada, part 2

The capital of Canada, the Ottawa boasts many beautiful monuments of the past. In this city there is something for fans of historic architecture and sport, who will be able to take a boat ride in the summer or winter or be skating on Rideau Canal. Those who love cultural entertainment may visit the National Art Center, where you can find opera, ballet and theater. History lovers are recommended to go to a nearby hill Parliament National Gallery of Canada with a collection of over 25 thousand exhibits. It is worth to visit the neo-Gothic Parliament complex, reminiscent of the church, rather than a government building.


In Toronto, on the other hand you can see the world\’s highest free-standing building, the CN Tower (533 m). The main attraction of this tower is a rotating restaurant at the top. For about 70 minutes while eating you can watch the beautiful panorama of the city, including Lake Ontario.. On the northern edge of Toronto there is so-called. Chinatown. Next to it are located a number of museums (e.g. Royal Museum), Art Gallery and the university. For children the most wonderful Toronto tour direction will be the local zoo. While a little older may choose an interesting tour to castle called Casa Loma, which was built in the Edwardian style.

Other notable cities every tourist should visit are: Quebec, Calgary, Vancouver or Victoria. In Quebec you can visit the UNESCO World Heritage old town, surrounded by massive fortifications. There are also church houses of stone built in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the historical national park called the Field of Abraham and the vast starry citadel of 1812. Located on the edge of the Rocky Mountains Calgary is a paradise for sport enthusiasts. This is where there is the biggest rodeo in the world, Calgary Stampede. Vancouver is best for the ones who love to stay close to nature. They can direct steps toward the Capilano River Regional Park, where they will be able to see the world\’s longest suspension bridge (137 m). Also world-class museums are here, such as for example, the Anthropology Museum with works of art made by indigenous peoples of the region. City of Victoria offers tourists especially impressive parliament building in the Victorian style, The Royal British Columbia Museum, one of the best museums in North America and numerous tea shops and pubs, where you can meet pipers.