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Top 5 Magnificent Canadian Cities: You Must Visit

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According to one of the latest ranking releases of the ‘Best Countries of The World’ – Canada is ranked number one! Let’s start with some interesting facts about one of the most loved countries around the globe – Canada:

1. Almost half of Canada’s total population was born in a different country

2. The literacy rate in Canada is just a percent below 100!

3. Canada is home to over 10% of the world’s green covers

4. Yukon once recorded a temperature of – 63℃, which is almost as cold as Mars!

Interesting, huh? We are just as amazed! The best part is that we are just starting to talk about the country! So, read up!

The country of Canada is known for its immaculate quality of life, safety for women, and inclusiveness. It is also on the ‘top ten list of the countries that welcome and home the most immigrants in the world. It indeed is one of the most sought-after countries among people looking to upgrade to a safer and more fun lifestyle! Among many other benefits of living in the ‘best country of the world’ are a great education system, great health infrastructure and system, a widespread liberal ideology, and of course, its beautiful cities!

Other than being a peaceful home to many, Canada is also known to have some of the most beautiful and magnificent cities in the world. While different people may have different opinions on the matter of which are the best places to visit in Canada, in our opinion, almost any city in the country is worth a visit! However, since everyone has to start somewhere, let’s look at some of the most favorite picks you can choose to begin your journey into the amazing Canadian lands!


Starting with the most popular picks among most people in the world, Montreal! Montreal is a gorgeous city based on an island situated in the Saint Lawrence River. The second-largest city in Canada and the largest city in Canada’s Québec province, Montreal, was established in the early 1640s as a French mission station. Owing to that, it is the second biggest French-speaking city after the obvious, Paris! Given its long history and rich culture, the people of this city are in absolute love with festivals, music, art, food and all things awesome! Today, the city represents a perfect combination of history, culture, and modernity. The city is home to some great universities attracting students and youths from all over the world. The monuments, museums, and infrastructure, on the other hand, never fail to mesmerize tourists from around the globe.

Some places you must visit in Montreal are:

1. Notre-Dame Basilica

2. Mount Royal Park

3. Musée des Beaux-Arts

4. Jardin Botanique

5. Old Montreal or Vieux-Montreal

Quebec City

Also, the Saint Lawrence River is another one of the best cities to visit in Canada! Quebec City! It can easily be titled the most beautiful city to visit in Canada. Also dating back to the sixteenth century, this is another historical city in the country that has the most beautiful sites for you to see! The city has a fortified colonial core, with beautiful stone-made walls and streets for you to explore and get peacefully lost in.

Some of the best places to visit in Quebec City are:

1. La Citadelle de Québec

2. Plains of Abraham (Champs de Bataille)

3. Quartier Petit Champlain

4. Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

5. Québec-Levis Ferry


Toronto – the capital of Ontario, is deemed the most beautiful city to visit in Canada by many! Also the largest city in the country, home to over three million people, Toronto is one of the top picks among tourists and immigrants! Home to one of the most undisputed landmarks of the country, the 553-metre CN Tower, the city is Canada’s financial and commercial centre. This multicultural land homes people from various ethnicities and how!

Some of the most famous landmarks of the city include:

1. CN Tower

2. Royal Ontario Museum

3. Niagara Falls

4. St. Lawrence Market

5. Casa Loma


Against highly populated, some of the popularly-loved cities of Canada like Toronto is a charming small city that homes just a little over 25,000 people – Whitehorse, Yukon! If you want to explore the best of the ‘north’ and the absolute topper of all the ‘must-do’ lists – witness the great northern lights – this city is perfect for you! This city is the perfect harmony of old and new, and greens and blues! Ideal for those complete fans of the winter seasons, Whitehorse is the place to be! Owing solely to the northern lights, this city can easily be called the most beautiful city to visit in Canada! But, if you would want to dispute it, the only way to know is to visit! So here is a guide to that!

Some of the most loved sights of this city include:

  1. Miles Canyon

2. The Northern Lights Sights

3. Old Log Church Museum

4. Takhini Hot Springs

5. Emerald Lake


Another one of the best places to visit in Canada is this beautiful little charming town of Halifax. Known for great walks, food, and sights, for a first-time visitor, Halifax is an absolute treat for the eyes! This city has its fair share of contributions to the country’s history. Halifax was the place where the first-ever printed book and the first-ever newspaper in Canada (Halifax Gazette) were born! Could this be any more amazing? Among other things, this city is known for its art, music, theatre, sights, and festivals.

Some of the top reasons why you must visit this city are:

1. Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

2. Halifax Harbourfront

3. Halifax’s Peggy’s Cove

4. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

5. Harbour Cruise


1. Where should I go if I am visiting Canada for the first time?

If you are visiting Canada for the first time, you must focus on some of the key national attractions such as Niagara Falls, Banff National Park and cities such as Montreal and Toronto.

2. What is the best time to visit Canada?

While Canada is magnificent throughout the year, you can decide basis your weather preference and budget. You can visit during springtime if you are on a budget and visit during the winters if you wish to experience the Canadian winters.

3. Which are the best cities to visit in Canada?

Canada has many cities worth visiting. Some of the famous ones are Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto.

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