Jun
30
2011

Top 10 Famous Canadian Landmarks

Canada is a country in North America and is surrounded by three oceans (Pacific to the west, Arctic to the north and Atlantic to the east). Canada is the world’s second largest country in area. Top 10 marvels execute a list of top 10 famous landmarks in Canada.

10. Confederation Bridge

Confederation Bridge

The Confederation Bridge is situated in the Abegweit Passage of the Northumberland Strait. This links the provinces of Prince Edward Island with New Brunswick. The two-lane highway toll bridge is 8miles long. It is the longest bridge in the world that build on ice-covered water.

9. West Edmonton Mall

West Edmonton Mall

This very famous Mall is located in Edmonton, Alberta, This is the largest shopping mall in North America and the fifth largest in the world. From 1981 to 2004, it was the world’s largest mall. It has parking capacity of more than 20,000 vehicles.

8. Hopewell Rocks

Hopewell Rocks

This is the rock formation made by tidal tidal erosion located on the upper shores of the Bay of Fundy. Specially the Hopewell Cape, which is near Moncton, New Brunswick.

7. Saint Joseph’s Oratory

Saint Joseph’s Oratory

Saint Joseph’s Oratory is a Roman Catholic basilica located on the west slope of Mount Royal in Montreal, Quebec. The Saint Joseph’s Oratory’s dome is the 3rd -largest in the world. The Oratory was featured in the 1989 film “Jesus de Montreal” and is also used as the picture representing the city of Montreal in the game “Monopoly: Here and New: The World Edition”.

6. Parliament Hill

Parliament Hill

Parliament Hill is located in Ottawa, Ontario. The Hill was originally used by First Nations people, followed by adventurers and traders who would congregate there during their travel. The site was also used for a military base, called Barrack Hill.


5. Chateau Lake Louise

Chateau Lake Louise

Located on the eastern shore of Lake Louise, near Banff, Alberta, Chateau Lake Louise was originally built in 1890.

4. The Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies also famous as a major mountain range in western North America, The Rocky Mountains extend more than 3,000 miles between the state of New Mexico in the United States and the province of British Columbia in Canada.

3. CN Tower

CN Tower

The CN Tower is located in Toronto, Ontario, it is a communications and observation tower, which is used by radio and television stations. The tower is built in 1976, it is an astonishing 1,815 feet tall.

2. Chateau Frontenac

Chateau Frontenac

The Chateau Frontenac is a grand hotel located in Quebec City overlooking the St. Lawrence River. The hotel was named after Louis de Baude, Count of Frontenac. He was the governor of the colony of New France from 1672 to 1682 and again from 1689 until 1698.

1. Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls are located on the Niagara River which lies on the border of the province of Ontario and the state of New York. The Niagara Falls are the most powerful waterfall in North America with an average of 4 million cubic feet of water falling over the crest line every minute.


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