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Rosser, Manitoba

Cement Cemetery

Mysterious concrete spires left on a small Canadian hill.
Rosser, Manitoba

Prairie Dog Central Railway

The oldest operating steam locomotive in Canada runs along this heritage railway.
Lorette, Manitoba

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

This strangely specific landmark will let travelers know when they are half way there.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Trappist Monastery

The ruins of a burned-down monastery have become a serene park and community space. 
Boissevain, Manitoba

Tommy the Turtle

This colossal reptile celebrates the history of the now-defunct Canadian Turtle Derby.
Indian Head, Saskatchewan

The Indian Head Statue

Dedicated to the people of Indian Head, Saskatchewan.
Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba

Old Pinawa Dam

The ruined remains of an early hydroelectric dam.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park

Fort Garry was a pivotal post for the Hudson’s Bay Company and a major factor in the economy and political culture of the area.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The world’s first museum dedicated to exploring human rights unleashed a wave of controversy.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Fort Gibraltar

The intense competition of the 19th-century fur trading industry played out at this fort in Western Canada.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Proscenium Theatre

This little theatre at the end of the Urban Gallery in the Manitoba Museum plays silent films from stars who performed in Winnipeg.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Red River Floodway

A marvel of engineering built to prevent annual floods from devastating the city of Winnipeg.
Gimli, Manitoba

New Iceland

Icelandic settlement in Manitoba established in 1875.
Vegreville, Alberta

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt.
Borden, Saskatchewan

Old Borden Bridge

This now abandoned arch bridge was constructed during the Great Depression.
Mundare, Alberta

The World's Largest Sausage

Massive kielbasa stands 42 feet tall and weighs in at 12,000 pounds.
Boissevain, Manitoba

International Peace Garden

This park straddling the United States-Canadian border has been a symbol of peace since 1932.
Treherne, Manitoba

Glass Bottle Houses

This small enclave plays host to a house, church, and wishing well all composed entirely of recycled glass bottles.
New York, New York

Long Lines Building

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.