Canada is one of the countries that offers the most attractive options for every traveler. Starting from islands, mountains, to waterfalls, everything is served with a panoramic view of beauty that stretches from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific coast. No wonder, if this country is also very popular as a world tourist destination.
This former colony of Paris and England has a rich cultural heritage. This also makes Canada use two languages, English and French as their national languages. The tourists are like visiting two countries.
Many cultural heritages to beautiful nature, making Canada also has a variety of tourist destinations that you must visit if you go there. Here are some of them.
1. Niagara Falls
As the name suggests, Niagara Falls is a tourist city located on the west bank of the Niagara River, province of Ontario (ON), western Canada. Across the Niagara River there is also a city with the same name, namely Niagara Falls but is an area of the state of New York, United States. From the Niagara River flows Niagara Falls which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Niagara Falls itself consists of 3 waterfalls namely Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls.
From Niagara Falls, visitors can see Horseshoe Falls and American Falls with great clarity. The population of the city is about 83 thousand people in 2011. Between Niagara Falls (Ontario) and Niagara Falls (New York) are connected by 2 international bridges, the famous of which is the Rainbow Bridge. In addition to Niagara Falls, other attractions in the city include MarineLand, Journey Behind the Falls, and Niagara Park Butterfly Conservatory.
2. Old Montreal
Old Montreal is the oldest district in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Located in the small town of Ville – Marie, this area is also known as the “New France” for its French-style buildings. In general, Old Montreal is bounded by McGill St to the west, Ruelle des Fortifications to the north, to the east by Rue Saint Andre and to the south by the Saint Lawrence River.
With its many historic old buildings, Old Montreal is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Canada. Some of these include Montreal City Hall, Bonsecours Market, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Chateau Ramezay and Canada's Sir George-Etienne Cartier National Historic Site.
Then there is the Place d'Armes, Saint-Sulpice Seminary, the Bank of Montreal Headquarters, the Aldred Building and the no less classic New York Life Building.
3. Burchart curtains
You can see Butcharts Garden with various atmospheres, there are Italian Garden, Japanese Garden, Sunken Garden, Concert Lawn Walk, Mediterranean Garden and Rose Garden which are very stunning. You can also still find former mine excavations on one side of the park, making the scenery even more contrasting, varied and not boring.
From Sunken Garden, you can see various plants grown at different heights. This makes anyone who sees it will be fascinated by the composition of the shape and color of the flora in this place. For visitors who use wheelchairs, Sunken Garden also provides a special path, so there is no need to worry.
No less interesting is the Japanese Garden. The Torii Gate or Nippon gate, colored red, will welcome every visitor who enters. Here you will be treated to plants from Japan, complete with small rivers, fish ponds and bridges in a classic oriental style. Maple trees around the park give a peaceful impression.
4. Cn Tower
CN Tower is one of the tallest towers in the world with a height of more than 550 meters. The tower, located in Toronto, is considered an icon of this city. CN Tower is used as a communication tower. More than two million visitors come to this tower every year. There are two visitor areas in this tower, namely seven floors at a height of 330 meters and a SkyPod at a height of 447 meters, just below the antenna. From SkyPod, you can see 100-120 kilometers of scenery, or you can even see a small part of Rochester City, New York, USA on a clear day.