Activity junkie’s paradise: Winnipeg
Based in the topographical center of North America. In the heart of Canada’s ‘cultural cradle’, encompassed by miles of spectacular scenery, transparent lakes, and the perfect location to undertake various outdoor activities from fishing to skiing. Initially, it was established as a trading center and a host of the first Canadian host of the Pan American Games.
Winnipeg provides a blend of city life as well as the traditional setup. St. John’s Ravenscourt School was established in 1820, a mere 10 minutes from the city center with access to shopping, sports and music events, cultural spaces, numerous restaurants, cafés and much more. Winnipeg is an incredible city to live and ponder.
10 REASONS WHY?
1. The ‘cultural cradle of Canada’
It is comprised of various cultural sites reflecting a lot of cultural activities. Students studying Arts and Literature needs to visit this site. Enjoy the cultural performances at Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra or the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. It is Canada’s oldest dance firm and the longest continuously operating ballet company in North America. Moreover,
Canadian Museum of Human Rights has an amazing Art Gallery and the National Historic Site.
2. Explore the spectacular festival
You can laugh your ass off and have fun at Festival du Voyageur, enjoy at Arctic Glacier Winter Park, the Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, the Red River Exhibition, and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival.
3. Scenic Beauty
Winnipeg is known because it holds scenic beauty. Manitoba has more than 100,000 scenic lakes as well as mang provincial parks. You can equip yourself for hiking, fishing, camping, mountain biking, lake swimming during summers.
4. Winnipeg Tourism
Snow can never stop you from having fun and adventures. Since the city experience elongated winter months so it hosts many winter sports which implies that winter sports enthusiasts can take part in cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, ice-skating, tobogganing and ice-fishing ( you must have heard it for the first time).
The distinctive feature of the city is that it has the longest naturally freezing skating rink in the world, stretching from the Red and Assiniboine Rivers over a distance of 8.5 kilometers.
5. Not always too chill
Canada is known for its harsh climate but Winnipeg still has soaring summer temperatures. It is astonishing to know that the city experiences around 2,372 hours of sunshine on average annually, which seems nothing to ponder upon when compared to the Asian regions but it is one of the greatest in Canada!
6. Bright Northern lights
A stunning phenomenon that can rarely be seen in the world due to the extreme climatic demands, the Winnipeg residents can experience the Aurora Borealis also known as Northern Lights in Manitoba.
7. Shopping spree
Winnipeg offers an extensive range of shopping opportunities at outlet stores and large malls to designer shops, thrifty bargains and distinct boutique stores. You can visit Polo Park and Osborne Village, Winnipeg’s Exchange District and Seasons of Tuxedo to shop and spend on stuff worth your money.
8. Laugh out Loud
Not only the city is known for cultural heritage, but it also boasts exciting entertainment options.
you can unwind your mind from gigs, stand-up comedy, theatre performances, festivals, live sports and concerts being arranged all year round. While some restaurants such as Rumors restaurant and comedy club gives you great entertainment.
It also has great theaters such as the MTS Centre and the Burton Cummings Theatre.
9. Calling out all sports lover
Winnipeg is not only home to four professional sports teams; the Winnipeg Jets (ice hockey), the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian football), the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball) and the Manitoba Moose (ice hockey).
10. World-Class Educational Institutions
It has a well-reputed educational system which is known in the world. It is home to universities which are also ranked in WS world ranking and one of the tops in Canada such as the University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, the Canadian Mennonite University and the University of St. Boniface.
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