Tourism Winnipeg

2022 Travel Trade Planner

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Set in the city Day 1 Experience the most incredible sites and stories Winnipeg has to offer on an award- winning Highlights and Unknown Sites tour by The Winnipeg Trolley Company. Hop aboard a 1930s-streetcar-inspired trolley as a knowledgeable guide tells you why Manitoba's capital should be called secret New York, before unveiling where to visit Winnipeg in outer space, along with the city's surprising connection to James Bond. Grab lunch at The Forks, Winnipeg's most-visited tourist attraction. The area is rich in Indigenous history, as artifacts have been found dating back 6,000 years at this meeting point of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. At the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) one can spend hours ascending its 11 permanent galleries while being immersed in new media exhibits. Using a mix of artifacts and ground-breaking technologies, the CMHR depicts human rights stories from across the globe, urging visitors to build a better world. Day 2 Find out about the people, the buildings and events that have shaped today's Old Saint- Boniface—the heart of Manitoba's French- speaking community and the Francophone capital of Western Canada—on a walking tour with Ô Tours. Discover the unique architecture, atmosphere and charm of a vibrant community that reflects both the determination and Joie de vivre of Franco-Manitobans. The area is noted for its French cuisine, with streets lined with patisseries, cafes and patios, as hidden gems also abound. Guided walking tours ensure you won't miss a thing, providing a multifaceted culinary experience while regaling you with the rich history this area. Tours are available from July to September. The Winnipeg Art Gallery-Qaumajuq is an important stop for anyone looking to learn more about Indigenous art. It houses the world's largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art, featuring over 14,000 works. The new building, which recently opened in March 2021, has Canadian Museum for Human Rights, photo by Aaron Cohen Forks Food Hall, photo by Roam Creative Itineraries 2 2022 Travel trade planner Winnipeg

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