Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta, Canada. It is found on the North Saskatchewan River and it is also surrounded by the central region of Alberta. The city of Edmonton has strong roots at the north side that is normally called the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor. Edmonton is also known with many other nicknames which are: Oil capital city of Canada, Festival City of Canada, City of Champions, etc. It is regarded as the 5th largest municipality of whole Canada and the 2nd largest city of province Alberta with respect to its dense population. A person inhabiting the city of Edmonton is known as Edmontonian. The educational, historical, and cultural center of Canada in Edmonton. It is because it is home to the largest living history museum of Canada that is named as Fort Edmonton Park. It also hosts a number of festivals that are reflected by its nickname.
Edmonton has a lot of most visited shopping malls and centers that are visited by thousands of people each day from all over Canada. West Edmonton Mall is followed by a number of malls and it is the 23rd biggest mall in the whole world. Some other shopping malls in the city include Kingsway Mall, Edmonton City Center, etc.
Garneau Theatre is the best art and cultural theater where fun-loving people having an artist’s mind could enjoy. Blues ON Whyte is the best place to enjoy music and Princess Theatre is famous for its multiplex screens.
Restaurants, Hot spots
Like all other things, Edmonton is also famous for its numerous restaurants, hotels, and eateries. Tzin Wine & Tapas is the best place for dining. Mesobena Restaurant and Restaurant Yarrow are also famous for their delicious meals and other drinks etc. Hardware Grill, Haberno’s Mexican Grill, La Ronde are also some of the nicest places for sitting and having a meal.
Some of the famous historical buildings or landmarks in the city include Walter dale Bridge, that is the best architectural piece and is a fascinating pedestrian pathway; Legislative Assembly of Alberta; Giant Aluminum Baseball Bat; Government House Edmonton; St. Alberta Palace; Percy Page Center; Whyte Ave Public Alley space, etc. All these are excellent places and must be visited to get awareness about the historical buildings of the city. Moreover, if you have an architectural taste these will be the best places according to your taste.
Things to do in City
Edmonton is a city for everyone with its numerous cultural, recreational, and historical sites. It is the home to the largest living museum of the world,
- You can go to the mall, the West Edmonton Mall, for shopping. Here are the most branded stores where you can get all the things that you need.
- Edmonton Valley Zoo is the other place for having fun and spending time in the company of nature.
- Alberta Aviation museum can also be visited for getting exposure to the Aviation facilities of Edmonton in the past.