While Montreal is Quebec’s largest city, the densely populated locale is much more than a concrete jungle. In fact, the Canadian city is home to one of the world’s most beautiful gardens, the Jardin Botanique de Montreal. Known in English as the Montreal Botanical Garden, this sprawling collection of 10 exhibition greenhouses and over 20 thematic gardens contains more than 22,000 plant species and cultivars. Visitors can walk through the various themed gardens, stop by the Frederic Back Tree House or go next door to Insectarium, all in a day’s time.
Were it not for some curious academics at England’s Newcastle University, the first photo taken in Canada might still be unknown to us. The photo, taken in 1840, was shot by businessman…
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper National Park was deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984 for its stunning spread of natural landforms ranging from glaciers to canyons to even fossils.
With nearly one-half of its population born outside of Canadian borders, Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world. And as photographer Tom Ryaboi points out in this series of fantastic photos, diversity is a trait that can be attributed to its architectural makeup as well.
The Alberta, Canada gem is unique in its beauty and in its name: in no other place in North America can you find a place called Banff.