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The most popular places in Vancouver, Canada (Canada - Destinations)

Queen Elizabeth Park Queen Elizabeth Park
   Queen Elizabeth Park is a national treasure for Vancouver, an unique landmark that attracts thousands of visitors. The park started its life as a basalt quarry and for many years was the main  source of foundation rock for Vancouver’s roads. In 1911 the quarry was closed and the area was like a huge dead landscape. Only the children were playing here on the hills, in the caves surrounded anyway by a beautiful nature with blackberries and brush, looking more as a wild territory. In 1949 there already started the p...
VanDusen Botanical Garden VanDusen Botanical Garden
   VanDusen Botanical Garden is a very attractive destination in the city of Vancouver, situated very close to Downtown of the city. It situated on a land that in 1960 belonged to Canadian Pacific Railway, and was a gulf club. In 1970 a group of citizens decided to develop the space and to transform it in a botanical garden. In 1975 it was opening to the public as a very beautiful botanical garden, named VanDusen, in the honor of the W.J Vandusen, who sponsored the project. It covers over 55 acres of land with 11 acres of wild...
Harbour Centre Harbour Centre
   Harbour Centre in Vancouver is a wonderful skyscraper in the city with 28 stories of about 146 meters height. The construction of the building was completed in 1977 by WZMH who had founded many other spectacular buildings. The Harbour Centre can be easily seen from a long distance, being the highest building in Vancouver, due to its ornamental pylon, that represents the Seattle  Space Needle, measuring 100 foot.     The most visited attraction for visitors is the top of the Harbour ...

The most popular places to visit in Montreal (Canada - Destinations)

Mount Royal Park Mount Royal Park
   Mount Royal Park is the main attraction in the city of Montreal especially for those who love to spend the time in nature’s heart . This area was for a long time the home for residents who done a lot of activities in their free time. For the first time the park was opened in 1876 and meant to be a green area where the locals or visitors could practice a lot of interesting activities, taking a deep breath of fresh air. This park was designed also by the famous architect Frederick Law Olmsed, who had designed the New Yo...
Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal
   Basilica Notre-Dame of Montreal is a real spectacular landmars that dates from 19th century. The design for this art started in 1824, for creating this basilica was chosen an Irish American architect James O’Donnel, who completed the Christ Churh in Manhattan. It took about 2 years to raise up the walls of the building and the façade up to the base of the towers. In 1827 the framework was completed and the interior of basilica was completed in 1829. This sacred place is designed in an Neo Ghotic style with incr...
Place d Place d'Armes
   Place D’Ármes is a very old square which dates since 17th century and relates the Canadian history for a period of 100 years. This place includes all the moments from the past in one unique place, a monument dedicated to those who have founded the city. The most significant thing is that the buildings that surround the Place d’Armes  are dating from diverse eras of time. The first skyscraper of the city was built in 1888, representing a 8 stories building with the first elevator. Then the architects ...

The best places to visit in Canada (Canada - Destinations)

Toronto in Canada Toronto in Canada
  Toronto is located on the north bank of the river Ontario.  The tallest CNTower in the world is located here in this magnificent city. Its reflection in the lake is unmistakable and simply amazing. Around the tower there is a collection of skyscrapers, which leave space for residential areas, parks and green spaces.   The  provincial capital of Ontario, Toronto is...
Montreal in Canada Montreal in Canada
   The Montreal Protocol, which regulates carbon dioxide emissions that affect the ozone layer and to Bixi project, implemented in May 2009, which are available for bicycles for rent, Montreal boasts numerous successful environmental initiatives. In Montreal, visitors can enjoy the local surf club or the day organized by botanical gardens, where butterflies are released. Location for hotel accommodation is eco-chic Quartier Dix 30....
Pacific Rim National Park Pacific Rim National Park
   It is located along the southwest coast of Vancouver Island, with magnificent islands, beaches and marine landscapes that make many parts of the park. From geographically, consists of three parts: Long Beach, Broken Group islands and West Coast Trail 75 km long, one of the best known and most demanding routes of travel in Canada. Long Beach, spreading over miles, is interrupted from place to place forested ridge. The coast can be seen orca whales and blue whales.      Park has 500 square...