Winnipeg City Tour, Canada

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Winnipeg City Tour, Canada

About Winnipeg City:- Winnipeg City is the capital and the largest city of province of Manitoba in Canada along with the settlement at the confluence of Red and Assiniboine rivers during the earlier years when Canada was under Aboriginal people and further went under English rule who made it a province for them. The city is named after Lake Winnipeg with French traders building the center of nucleus and further it was popularly known as the “Gateway to the East”. The diversified economy which it has become the city is an important centre as the production hub of railway and transportation.

The Winnipeg which is a city with recent history and the earlier one being at “The Forks” with the first nations before with the European contact. The first settlement is known to be in the range of 11,500 years ago and it is said that the Canadian colonists observed First Nations with farming activity along the Red River.but now it is a multicultural hub has made it a multicultural hosts with numerous annual festivals with the few festivals which are known by the name of Festival Du Voyageur along with Winnipeg Folk Festival making it a great way to attract the crowd who are into theater and films.

Winnipeg City Culture:- The Jazz Winnipeg festival along with the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and with Folklorama made Winnipeg with the First Canadian host of the Pan American games. The Winnipeg was the First Canadian host of the Pan American Games along with the city held various professional sports franchises by the name of Winnipeg Blue Bombers( Canadian Football) along with the Winnipeg Jets( Ice Hockey), Valour FC( Soccer), Manitoba Moose( Ice Hockey) and the Winnipeg Goldeyes ( Baseball). The Winnipeg has developed recently after the introduction of Canadian Pacific Railway in 1881. The railway took to the division of North-End with housing many Eastern Europeans from the richer Anglo-Saxon which is at the Southern part of the city.

It also lead to one of the demographic shift which begin shortly after the Confederation that saw the Francophone population to grow with legislative bilingualism and remove the funding with French Catholic Schools in 1890. The Winnipeg has become the Canada’s third largest city and with the little difficulty with opening of Panama Canal it also took to increase with shipping traffic helping Vancouver and surpass Winnipeg making it prosperous in terms of prosperity and population. The Manitoba Legislative Building with the dome supporting the bronze statue took to finishing in Gold leaf apart from that with title of “Eternal Youth and the Spirit of the Enterprise.”

Geographically, speaking with Winnipeg lies at Bottom of the River Valley and with the Eastern Edge of Canadian Prairies with flat topography. The relatively close to many of the large Canadian Shield makes it a city with good ecosystem and with Lake Winnipeg being the largest freshwater lakes it makes the city the right place for agriculture and urbanization. The city although has some museum such as Canadian Museum for Human rights or the Manitoba Museum. The Riverwalk and legislative buildings are the other important buildings although the city has not too much of Winnipeg’s key attractions but the pleasant atmosphere makes it a better place to visit.

Tourists attractions:- Canadian National Museum for Human Rights; The Aboriginal Centre - Historic Rail Station; Forks on Red River; Royal Canadian Mint - Produces coins; Manitoba Legislative Building; Esplanade Riel - photographed sight; Osborne Village - cultural centre; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Manitoba Museum; Aviation Museum; Assiniboine Park - zoo etc.

Things to do:- Summer Season Amusement theme parks (Grand Prix Amusements, Fun Mountain Water Slide Park, Thunder Rapids Fun Park & Tinkertown Family Fun Park etc); Entertainment (Le cercle Moliere, Cinematheque, Little Opera Company, Manitoba Opera & Symphony Orchestra etc.); Festivals Celebration (Le Festival du Voyageur - February Month, Pride Winnipeg Festival - June Month, Folk Festival - July Month etc); Gambling (Club Regent Casino, McPhillips Station Casino & Assiniboia Downs); Sports activities (Ice hockey, Baseball, Football etc).

Weather Temperature:-
Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -21.4 -18.3 -10.7 -2.0 4.5 10.7 13.5 12.1 6.4 -0.5 -9.2 -17.8
Average High (℃) -11.3 -8.1 -0.8 10.9 18.6 23.6 25.9 25.4 19.0 10.5 -0.5 -8.5

Accommodations:-
Luxury Hotels:- Inn at the Forks (+1 204-942-6555), The Fort Garry Hotel (+1 204-942-8251), Fairmont Winnipeg (+1 204-957-1350), Mere Hotel (+1 204-594-0333), Alt Hotel Winnipeg (+1 431-800-4279), Humphry Inn & Suites (+1 204-942-4222), Holiday Inn and Suites (+1 204-786-7011), Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg (+1 204-942-0101), Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg (+1 204-942-0551), Canad Inns (+1 204-594-9472), Residence Inn by Marriott Winnipeg (+1 204-783-7900), Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre (+1 204-786-4801), The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel (+1 204-505-0145), Hampton Inn by Hilton (+1 204-772-3000), Viscount Gort Hotel (+1 204-775-0451), Holiday Inn Winnipeg - Airport West (+1 204-885-4478), The Columns Bed & Breakfast (+1 204-510-4803).

Budget Hotels:- Royal Albert Hotel (+1 204-943-8433), Mount Royal Hotel (+1 204-942-8012), Kings Hotel (+1 204-943-7232), Northern Hotel (+1 204-582-6346), New West Hotel (+1 204-586-6116), Hansen Inn (+1 204-960-6516), Bob & Margaret's Bed and Breakfast (+1 204-774-0767), Norwood Bed & Breakfast (+1 204-899-6910), Marion Hotel (+1 204-233-1477), Inn Winnipeg (+1 204-894-5814), La Salle Hotel (+1 204-668-5367).

Distances from Winnipeg city:-
Toronto City : 1263.6 Mile (2033.6 KM)
Montreal City : 1408.2 Mile (2266.3 KM)
Vancouver City : 1426.2 Mile (2295.4 KM)
Calgary City : 825.6 Mile (1328.8 KM)
Ottawa City : 1330.4 Mile (2141.1 KM)
Edmonton City : 810.7 Mile (1304.8 KM)

Nearest Major Airport:- "Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport" provides domestic and international flights services which is just 8.0 KM distance from Winnipeg city centre. Tourists can get flights here to other cities of the Canada and some foreign countries.

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