5 Reasons to Visit Winnipeg in 2016

Winnipeg is a unique place, where urban areas and nature stay side by side. To discover this alliance, you should visit Assiniboine Park and Zoo, or Birds Hill Provincial Park, as well as Leo Mol Sculpture Garden. Also Fort Whyte Alive is a great place to visit to discover the beauty of nature in Winnipeg. Winnipeggers love the outdoors so much so, that in summer when the weather is warm there are movies played every couple of days in different parks outdoors. The city is situated on the two rivers – Red River and Assiniboine River, which are used for ice-skating in winter, so there’s always something fun to do.

shutterstock_288768821Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a world-class national treasure; that will enrich your knowledge and understanding on the subject of human rights. The building of Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a gorgeous work of architecture and art combined. This museum is the first new national museum ever to be located outside the National Capital Region. It took a long time to complete this project, yet finally on 3 July 2010, Queen Elizabeth II, unveiled the building’s cornerstone and now in 2016 Canadian Museum for Human Rights is inviting visitors with the doors opened. For more places to visit, take a look at the blog crosslakefn.ca

Culture life in Winnipeg

Winnipeg has a great culture life, and one of the most impressive events worth seeing is the Fringe Festival. This annual event is held from July 13 to 24 and takes place mostly in the Exchange District. It’s a huge event with a lot of concerts and events taking place at the Old Market Square. The shows performed from morning to late night will ensure there is always something you can find interesting. Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is another reason to visit Winnipeg. And if you like science, Planetarium in the Manitoba Museum is a place for you.