Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Edmonton, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.9 km
Ascend 33 m
Descend 41 m

Experience Edmonton in Canada in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in EdmontonIndividual Sights in Edmonton

Sight 1: Francis Winspear Centre for Music

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Francis Winspear Centre for Music See below / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Francis Winspear Centre for Music is a performing arts centre located in the downtown core of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Opened in 1997, it is the home of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. The centre is named after Francis G. Winspear, who donated $6 million to the construction of the facility - the single largest private donation to a performing arts facility in Canadian history.

Wikipedia: Francis Winspear Centre for Music (EN), Website

190 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Art Gallery of Alberta

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Art Gallery of Alberta

The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is an art museum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The museum occupies an 8,000 square metres (86,000 sq ft) building at Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton. The museum building was originally designed by Donald G. Bittorf, and B. James Wensley, although portions of that structure were demolished or built over during a redevelopment of the building by Randall Stout.

Wikipedia: Art Gallery of Alberta (EN), Website

277 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Royal Alberta Museum

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The Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) is a museum of human and natural history in Downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, located north of City Hall. The museum is the largest in western Canada with more than 7,600 square metres (82,000 sq ft) exhibition space and 38,900 square metres (419,000 sq ft) in total.

Wikipedia: Royal Alberta Museum (EN), Website

652 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Ice District

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Ice District is a $2.5 billion mixed-use sports and entertainment district being developed on 10 hectares of land in Downtown Edmonton and a portion of the neighbourhood of Central McDougall. Its main attraction is Rogers Place, the home arena of the Edmonton Oilers professional ice hockey team. When completed the area will be Canada's largest mixed-use and entertainment district. The developers of the district are the Katz Group and the ONE Development Group. On July 13, 2015, it was announced that the area of the city surrounding the arena from 101 and 104 Street to 103 and 106 Avenue would be referred to as "Ice District" – a name created by Daryl Katz.

Wikipedia: Ice District (EN), Website

1161 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 5: Saint Josephat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral

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Saint Josephat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral

St. Josaphat Cathedral is a Ukrainian Catholic cathedral in McCauley, Edmonton, Alberta, one of the best examples of Byzantine Rite church architecture in Canada. It is the seat of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton, and has been a cathedral since 1948. Occupying 18 city lots in the McCauley neighbourhood, the cathedral has been recognized for its heritage significance and "is distinguished by it seven domes, columned entry portico, and red brick veneer embellished with darker brick pilasters and inlaid cream coloured crosses.

Wikipedia: St. Josaphat Cathedral (EN)

626 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Ukrainian Canadian Archive and Museum of Alberta

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The Ukrainian Canadian Archives & Museum Of Alberta (UCAMA) is a Ukrainian museum located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Recently the museum bought the old Lodge Hotel and the Brighton Block located at 9670 Jasper Avenue. The goal is to develop in order to create a facility which will house exhibition galleries, an archive, and library resource area, collection storage areas, educational, meeting and special programming areas. The museum's vision states a number of aspects where growth is expected: creating an opportunity for exploring Ukrainian heritage, enriching the collection of the museum with respect to acquisition policies, transferring the collection to a more up-to-date building and expanding not only the permanent, but also the traveling collection of artifacts that the museum possesses.

Wikipedia: Ukrainian Canadian Archives & Museum of Alberta (EN), Website


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