Canadian Landmarks - 30 Famous Landmarks in Canada Story

By Alli Sewell

Introduction

Canadian Landmarks - 30 Famous Landmarks in Canada Story

Canada in North America is a beautiful and inviting country full of many unique natural and human-made Canadian landmarks. Over... Read more

Landmark 1

Green Gables Heritage Place, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island

Located in Prince Edward National Park, Green Gables Heritage Place is a 19th-century farm and Canadian literary landmark. This tourist... Read more

Landmark 2

Confederation Bridge, Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge is a 12,900 meter-long bridge that connects Prince Edward Island to New Brunswick. The bridge is notable as... Read more

Landmark 3

Hopewell Rocks, Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick

Hopewell Rocks is one of many stunning natural landmarks in Canada. This attraction is located along the Bay of Fundy,... Read more

Landmark 4

Reversing Falls, Saint John, New Brunswick

Saint John Reversing Falls is an interesting natural landmark in Canada. Located on the Saint John River, this series of... Read more

Landmark 5

Halifax Citadel, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site comprises four fortifications built on Citadel Hill. The Citadel and Citadel Hill play a... Read more

Landmark 6

Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Peggy’s Point Lighthouse is found in Peggy’s Cove just outside Halifax in Nova Scotia. This picturesque Canadian landmark is synonymous... Read more

Landmark 7

Lunenburg Harbour, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Lunenburg is a picturesque fishing village known for its fishing boat-filled harbor and bright colored wooden houses. This maritime village... Read more

Landmark 8

Signal Hill, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill overlooks St. John’s in Newfoundland and Labrador. This famous landmark in Canada has even been given National Historic... Read more

Landmark 9

Hôtel de Glace, Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec

Hôtel de Glace, or ice hotel, is a hotel and bar in Quebec City, Quebec, made entirely from ice. This... Read more

Landmark 10

Fairmont Le Chateâu Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec

Fairmont Le Chateâu Frontenac is a 19th-century chateau found in Quebec City. This building is a highly recognizable landmark of... Read more

Landmark 11

Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

Notre-Dame Basilica is located in Old Montreal close to the city’s downtown and Old Port areas. The basilica is notable... Read more

Landmark 12

Saint Joseph’s Oratory, Montreal, Quebec

Saint Joseph’s Oratory is a Roman Catholic basilica located on the edge of Mount Royal Park, Montreal. This site is... Read more

Landmark 13

Fairmont Le Chateâu Montebello, Montebello, Québec

This landmark is another hotel owned by the Fairmont chain. Fairmont Le Chateâu Montebello, found in Montebello, Quebec, is the... Read more

Landmark 14

The Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau, Quebec

The Canadian History Museum is a cultural landmark in Canada that’s well worth a visit! While many think this museum... Read more

Landmark 15

Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario

The Rideau Canal is a waterway that connects Canada’s capital city of Ottawa in Ontario to Lake Ontario and the... Read more

Landmark 16

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario

Parliament Hill, in the capital of Ottawa, is one of the country’s most important landmarks. The main attraction here is... Read more

Landmark 17

The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

This cultural landmark is known as Canada’s national art museum. The National Gallery of Canada is also one of the... Read more

Landmark 18

CN Tower, Toronto, Ontario

The CN Tower is one of the most iconic landmarks in Toronto. The 553-meter observation tower stands out on the... Read more

Landmark 19

Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto, Ontario

How could we talk about famous Canadian landmarks without mentioning one that pays homage to Canada’s favorite sport, ice hockey?... Read more

Landmark 20

Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Falls is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Canada (and in the world!) The falls are located just... Read more

Landmark 21

Athabasca Sand Dunes, Uranium City, Saskatchewan

The Athabasca Sand Dunes are found in a Provincial Park of the same name in Uranium City, Northern Saskatchewan. They... Read more

Landmark 22

The West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta

This Edmonton based site is a more modern and entertainment-based landmark. The West Edmonton Mall is a well-known Canadian shopping... Read more

Landmark 23

Banff National Park, Banff, Alberta

Banff National Park is one of the most well-known parks in Canada and is found in Banff, Alberta. Located in... Read more

Landmark 24

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

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site is one of North America’s oldest buffalo jumps. This landmark is found in the... Read more

Landmark 25

The Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies are made up of the Alberta and BC Rockies. These combine to make the Rocky Mountain range... Read more

Landmark 26

Mount Robson, Mount Robson, British Columbia

Mount Robson is a mountain in the Canadian Rocky mountain range found in Mount Robson Provincial Park in the town... Read more

Landmark 27

Stanley Park and Seawall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park and the Stanley Park Seawall are among the most popular landmarks in Canada and Vancouver, British Columbia. The... Read more

Landmark 28

Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Grouse Mountain is another amazing natural landmark in Canada. Located just a 20-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, it’s a must-visit... Read more

Landmark 29

Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, British Columbia

The Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver is a famous landmark in BC among tourists and locals. The suspension bridge... Read more

Landmark 30

The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Canada’s Northwest Territories is the perfect place to spot the magical Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis.) While there are many places... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

Canada is a fantastic location for travelers. The range of incredible natural landscapes, bustling cities, and quaint towns offers visitors... Read more