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The Forks National Historic Site

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Winnipeg
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Address: 401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
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Discover a green oasis in the heart of Winnipeg. This nine-acre (3.6...

Discover a green oasis in the heart of Winnipeg. This nine-acre (3.6 hectare) park, which encompasses open green spaces and tree-lined walkways, is a national treasure owned and operated by Parks Canada. Enlightening interpretive displays, inspiring sculptures, stone pictographs and ceremonial bronze gambling sticks embody the Site’s rich continuum of historical events that span over 6,000 years.

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Wear comfortable shoes and take your time.There is a lot to see and do.Winter or summer its a great place to visit

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Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wear comfortable shoes and take your time.There is a lot to see and do.Winter or summer its a great place to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a great place to meet family and friends, walk around the river and go inside for a bite to eat or just enjoy an ice cream cone. Sit outside and enjoy the weather and the body's going by. Take a boat ride to our legislature buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit, shop and eat with a quaint local historic market feel. Artisans and crafts and always some kind of festival and entertainment going on. Winter festival and local fashion show when we were there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Forks national historic site. 100% recommended. It is absolutely amazing whether in freezing winter or in hot summer. Do not forget to visit The Forks market as well. It is a historical market with lots of things to buy and to enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The forks is a place you can spend hours and be overjoyed that you did. The market is always a joy to explore, the many restaurants in the area make it easy to grab a bite to eat, and keep on exploring. make sure to enjoy the riverwalk when you get the chance, and the River Trail for ice skating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

THE MEETING OF THE Red River and The ASSINNIBOINE RIVER , HAS ALWAYS BEEN A GATHERING PLACE FOR PEOPLE OF ALL RACE , COLOR AND BELIEF'S . Living in Winnipeg for 65 years , I have enjoyed all most all historic sites and attractions . This one is of significant importance , as it is where Winnipeg began . History... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Forks are a must see in Winnipeg. It is the heart of the province, where the two major rivers intersect and create an idyllic setting for history, recreation and a full day of visitations. The area contains two major converted buildings of railway vintage with over 100 boutiques, restaurants and food kiosks (many are from the rich multicultural heritage... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a place to bring family and kids if you are in Winnipeg, they always have activities going on. The Theater for young kids is on the property and the Human Rights Museum and Children's Museum. It just has everything Restaurants, which arent all the best of choices but lots nearby. They have a Market style shopping boutique, etc,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of different shops to explore. Great food spots, something for everyone. Skating looks great I don't do ut just watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being at both numerous times monthly, I love the atmosphere, ambiance and the museum is absolutely outstanding !

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