Calgary, Banff, Whistler, Vancouver
Distance Banff - Whistler 795 km. When we left Banff, it was snowing heavily. It turned out that in Canada, roads are not cleaned. I had to go on a…

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Montmorency Falls
Montmorency Falls is located 8.5 km northeast of the city of Quebec in the province of Quebec (Canada). It is formed by the Montmorency River (101 km long), which flows…

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Winnipeg landmarks - what to see. Complete guide to iconic places
It took a hundred years to the small town of Winnipeg, located near the lake of the same name, to turn from a modest settlement into a modern metropolis, the…

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Cathedrals of montreal

Notre Dame Cathedral

In the heart of Montreal, on Arts Square, is Canada’s national historic landmark – Notre Dame Basilica – one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.

The cathedral, containing up to nine thousand parishioners, was erected in 1829 according to the design of James O’Donnell, an architect who revived the Gothic style. Therefore, from the outside the cathedral looks somewhat gloomy with its seventy-meter pointed peaked bell towers, which are directed upward. It is noteworthy that the ringing of one of the ten-ton bells, called Jean-Baptiste, is heard at a distance of 25 kilometers from the temple. Continue reading

When is the best time to relax in Canada?
The climate of Canada is very similar to the native Russian. The territory of the country is huge, therefore, for example, in the coastal areas the weather is moderate, and…

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Maple leaf country
The provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island are part of the Atlantic Canada region, which is home to Academic culture and is famous for…

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Streets of montreal
Monland Land Monkland Avenue is one of the largest streets in Montreal, and in addition, it is the most important trade artery of the Monkland Village area. On the street…

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Travel to Canada (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Niagara Falls
At the end of October, a very short trip to Canada took place (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Niagara Falls). The flight of 9.5 hours by airbus was easily transferred. This…

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