Tuesday , 21 May 2019

Top 10 Tourist Attractions In Canada

1. The Canadian Rockies


The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains range. They are the eastern part of the Canadian Cordillera, extending from the Interior Plains of Alberta to the Rocky Mountain Trench of British Columbia. The southern end borders Idaho and Montana of the USA. The northern end is at the Liard River in northern British Columbia.

2.Niagara Falls


Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge.

3. Baffin Island


Baffin Island is the largest island in the Arctic Archipelago, measuring 305,000 km2. The island was first discovered by Europeans in 1576 and was used extensively in the whaling industry in the 19th and 20th centuries. Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, to the east, are often open during the summer, but the western side is typically closed by ice year-round. The topography of the island is highly varied, ranging from the most rugged mountains to the flattest lowlands of the Canadian Arctic. Raised Canadian Shield forms mountain ranges along the east coast, while the relief slopes downwards to the west to form a flat-bedded Paleozoic sedimentary basin.

4. Old City of Quebec


Quebec City (French: Québec) is the national capital of the Canadian province of Quebec. Located at a commanding position on cliffs overlooking the St. Lawrence Seaway, Quebec City’s Old Town is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only city in North America (outside Mexico and the Caribbean) with its original city walls. Quebec is a city of about 700,000 residents

5. Bay of Fundy


The Bay of Fundy, the southern coast of New Brunswick, is famous for the highest tides in the world, as well as its seafood and historic coastal towns.

6. Cabot Trail


The Cabot Trail is a highway and scenic roadway in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.It is located in northern Victoria County and Inverness County on Cape Breton Island.

7. CN Tower


The CN Tower is a communications and tourist tower in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is 553.33 metres (1,815.39 ft) tall. It became taller than the Ostankino Tower in Moscow while it was still being built in 1975, becoming the tallest free-standing structure on land in the world. The Burj Khalifa, while it was still being built, became taller than the CN Tower on September 12, 2007 .It is an important icon of Toronto and has more than two million visitors every year. It is the tallest structure in Canada.

8. Vancouver


Vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The 2011 census recorded 603,502 people in the city, making it the eighth largest Canadian municipality. The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.3 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country and the most populous in Western Canada. With 5,249 people per square kilometre (13,590 per square mile), the City of Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality among those with 5,000 residents or more. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents do not speak English as their first language.

9. Prince Edward Island


Prince Edward Island is one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada. The island is well known for its beautiful sandy beaches and dunes. The island’s landscape is pastoral. Rolling hills, woods, reddish white sand beaches, ocean coves and the famous red soil have given Prince Edward Island a reputation as a province of outstanding natural beauty.

10. Lake Louise, Alberta


Lake Louise, named Lake of the Little Fishes by the Stoney Natoka First Nations people, is a glacial lake within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is located 5 km (3.1 mi) west of the Hamlet of Lake Louise and the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1).

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