standard Top 10 Historical Monuments From Canada Part 2

From the 956 National Sites from Canada I chose 10 of them that I considered the most popular to present them to you. In the first part I introduced to you the first five of them and now I will show you the other five.

Here are the last five historical monuments from Canada:

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Fort Macleod, Alberta

It was recognized in 1968. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is known around the world as a remarkable testimony of prehistoric life. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump bears witness to a custom practiced by native people of the North American plains for nearly 6000 years. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1981 designated the jump as a World Heritage Site and was placed among other world attractions such as the Egyptian pyramids or Stonehenge.

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Fort Macleod, Alberta

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Fort Macleod, Alberta

Wanuskewin, Saskatchewan

It is a Northern Plains Indians cultural interpretive centre placed at 5 km’s north of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in Canada. It is a landscape with 360 acres of scenic trails, interpretive sites, archeological digs, fauna, flora and herbs.

Wanuskewin, Saskatchewan

Wanuskewin, Saskatchewan

Bonsecours Market, Montreal, Quebec

Recognized in 1984 this civic building was erected in the middle of the 19’th century. It was inaugurated in 1847, and is known as one of Canada’s ten finest heritage buildings and has become an essential stop on any tourist who goes to Montréal. Construction began during 1844 with the British architect William Footner, and was completed in 1860 by Irish-born Montreal architect George Browne.

Bonsecours Market, Montreal, Quebec

Bonsecours Market, Montreal, Quebec

Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

Algonquin, the first provincial park in Ontario, protects a variety of natural, cultural, and recreational features and values and is home of about 2,500 lakes and 1,200 kilometers of streams and rivers. Was recognized as a National Site in 1992. It covers an area of 7,653 square kilometers.

Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

Fairmont Château Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec

This luxury Quebec City hotel was built in 1893 and recognized as a National Site in 1980. The Château Frontenac was designed by American architect Bruce Price, as one of a series of château style hotels. It was built for the Canadian Pacific Railway company (aka CPR) during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His name came from the governor of the colony of New France from 1672 to 1682 and 1689 to 1698 Louis de Buade, Count of Frontenac.

Fairmont Château Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec

Fairmont Château Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec

Now, you will be able to choose the perfect place to visit in Canada. These historical monuments are amazing and are the best places to visit if you reach here.

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