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Must Visit Attractions in Winnipeg

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Exchange District

Nestled in the bustling downtown area of the Winnipeg city, the Exchange District is a historic landmark. Declared as a National Historic Site of Canada, it is certainly worth a visit. This area is touted to be the hub of cultural and entertainment activities; it houses an assortment of drinking and dining outlets and retail shops; important venues include Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Centennial Concert Hall. Popular festivals like Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and the Manitoba Electronic Music Exhibition are annually held here.Nestled in the bustling downtown area of the Winnipeg city, the Exchange District is a historic landmark. Declared as a National Historic Site of Canada, it is certainly worth a visit. This area is touted to be the hub of cultural and entertainment activities; it houses an assortment of drinking and dining outlets and retail shops; important venues include Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Centennial Concert Hall. Popular festivals like Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and the Manitoba Electronic Music Exhibition are annually held here.

Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Established in 2008, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights delves into a poignant subject that is of much relevance today. The museum explores various contemporary and historical events from the perspective of human rights, with a special focus on topics directly related to Canada, but not limited to these. Through varied exhibits, the museum hopes to encourage a better understanding of human rights amongst the general public and foster a healthy dialogue about such matters. The first new national museum since 1967 to be built outside the National Capital Region, the museum boasts an ingenious design by the architect, Antoine Predock. Inspired by the landscape, history and cultural heritage of Canada, Predock created a masterpiece of contemporary design that is rich in symbolism, an embodiment of a world rooted in humanity, its pinnacle reaching for the sky. Inside, graceful ramps and bright, open spaces lead to the summit of the Hope Tower, where glorious views of the city await.

Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Assiniboine Park

Assiniboine Park is a sprawling green oasis amid the urban landscape of Winnipeg, heartily speckled with enchanting visions of natural beauty, cultural venues, and works of art. The riverfront park's expansive reach stretches across an area of over 1,100 acres (445 hectares), encompassing a host of intriguing sights, scenes and experiences. From the exotic fauna of the Zoo and the diverse flora of the Conservatory, to the artistic enclaves of the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, the park is an all-season wonderland of family-friendly delights. Other popular attractions include the Pavilion, the Lyric Theatre, the Pavilion Gallery Museum and the spectacular English Gardens.

Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Birds Hill Provincial Park

Named after Dr. Curtis Park, the Birds Hill Provincial Park was opened to celebrate Canada’s 100th birthday, and features an unusual collection of diverse landscapes. From windswept prairies and rolling green meadows, to forests dominated by oak and aspen trees, the park covers nearly 3358 hectares (8300 acres) of land near Winnipeg. This massive park runs thick with kilometers of walking and cycling trails flanked by fields of wildflowers, inviting outdoor enthusiasts all year round. Its wooded depths are also home to a preserved historic homestead and a riding stable. At the heart of the park lies the sparkling Kingfisher Lake that is skirted by endless sandy stretches of the shore. Throughout the year, Birds Hill brims with a flurry of activities and events, including the Winnipeg Folk Festival, one of the largest of its kind in North America. Scores of visitors also stop by the park to watch engaging equestrian shows and polo tournaments.

St. Clements, MB, Canada
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