Capital city of the Province of Manitoba (MB), Winnipeg is also the seventh most populous city in Canada. Located in the Southeast of the … Read more
Capital city of the Province of Manitoba (MB), Winnipeg is also the seventh most populous city in Canada. Located in the Southeast of the province, this capital is dynamic and lively. It population is estimated at nearly 730,000. Travelers can find Winnipeg at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers.
Two gaming establishments are located in Winnipeg: the McPhillips Station Casino and the Assiniboia Dows Casino. The first one is located in the North of the city and provides 800 slot machines and gaming tables such as Bingo, Blackjack, Baccarat, Craps, Roulette as well as several variants of poker. The Assiniboia Dows is a racetrack that offers also opportunities to play to 140 slot machines.
Downtown Winnipeg is filled with numerous historic buildings such as the Legislative Building, the City Hall, Upper Fort Garry and the Old Market Square. Many tours are organized to explore those architectural masterpiece. As an example, the Legislative building features an amazing interior décor full of Olympus representations, hieroglyphs, freemason symbols and numeric codes. At the top of the monument, a golden statue of Hermes overlooks the city
On the city’s surroundings, history buffs will extend their visits in places like the Forks National Historic Site, Fort Gibraltar or the haunted house of Sir Hugh John McDonald House Dalnavert. The Forks National Historic Point is the meeting point between the Red and the Assiniboine rivers. This lively area features a waterpark, skate parks, trendy restaurants and bars, skating trails and boat tours.
Nature lovers will be glad to know that the number one attraction of Winnipeg remains the huge Assiniboine Park. It takes couple of hours to explore the entire place featuring wild animals such as polar bears. The zoo is home of 200 other species and rare animals like red pandas, or snow leopard. The other offers of the park includes several walks within a beautiful nature, picnic areas and sculptures.
In addition to the Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg provides other pleasant natural areas that are perfect for a moment of relaxation. Among them, we can mention Fortwhyte Alive, Kildonan Park, Kings Park or La Barrière Park. The Fortwhyte Alive is 640 acres of prairie. Endless activities could be done there as kayaking and canoeing on several lakes. Visitors have also the opportunity to approach the bisons, the North America’s largest animal.
Art lovers will spend some time the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights that features a wonderful architecture highlighted by many captivating exhibitions. Many top 10 lists rank the museum as the number one attraction in Winnipeg. It is true that its architecture and the quality of its exhibitions are stunning.
The Royal Canadian Mint is another attraction that is worth seeing in Winnipeg. The beautiful building has a reflective glassy exterior that shines during sunset. Tours allow visitors to discover interesting pieces such as a gild bar worth ore than $750,000. Fermer
The McPhillips Station Casino is located in the North of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. You will find 800 slot machines and table games like Bingo, Blackjack, Baccarat, High …
484 McPhillips St R2X 2H2 Winnipeg
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