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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Skate Park
“From 300 Assiniboine to the Forks, walk along the river and enjoy the beauty of the Assiniboine River walk - in the winter you can enjoy skating along the both the Red and the Assiniboine Rivers.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Nice park to visit. There is a zoo inside this park. On side there is a river call Assiniboine river. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The WAG houses over 27,000 pieces in its collection including the world’s largest public collection of Inuit art. The galleries will be expanding soon with the Inuit Art Centre currently under construction. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Feel like shopping, having some ice cream, or going to the movies? This is the place”
  • 18 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“NHL Hockey ring, home to the Winnipeg Jets. Lots of events, concerts and spectacles are held in this arena”
  • 39 locals recommend
Zoo
“Assiniboine Park Zoo is Winnipeg’s premier destination for amazing animal encounters, wild adventures and four season fun. With over 80 park-like acres to explore, the Zoo provides visitors with the opportunity to interact with animal species from all corners of the globe and in particular the journey to Churchill exhibit featuring Polar Bears. The indoor Polar Playground is an Arctic wonderland designed to engage and educate people about polar bears and other northern species through motion-themed activities. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Establishment
“Historic site, meeting place, and greenspace with shops, food places, and lots of outdoor events.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Unique stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Short walk to and from downtown.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“St. Vital Shopping Center is a retail shopping mall located at 1225 St. Mary's Road, in Winnipeg, Manitoba”
  • 13 locals recommend
Museum
“While Winnipeg is not exactly the top city in the country, it is my favorite museum (of the few I have been to). With the Planetarium for star shows and sometimes a pink Floyd lazer light show (no physical band present) . the Science center in the lower level as well is a great place for kids... and some adults just to experience what it offers for growing minds. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“The food in this restaurant tastes good and the price is reasonable. The size of the food is also large:)”
  • 33 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The Exchange District, a National Historic Site, features North America’s largest and best preserved collection of heritage buildings which include beautiful and massive stone and brick warehouses, elegant terracotta-clad buildings, narrow angled streets and cobblestone paths. The architecture provides a stunning backdrop for local restaurants, boutique shops, art galleries, museums and attractions. Old Market Square is a beautiful urban green space in the heart of the Exchange and is home to the city’s most popular summer festivals including Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and the Winnipeg International Jazz Festival. Surrounding Old Market Square are numerous art studios, workshop spaces and galleries along with unique boutiques, health and wellness spaces, cafes, bistros and more. Everything is so close when you’re in the Exchange District so make it your source for year-round entertainment with the Centennial Concert Hall, The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, The Manitoba Museum and the Pantages Playhouse Theatre. Winnipeg’s film industry is also thriving in the District with the iconic Artspace building and Cinematheque.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“Winnipeg’s grandest building is also its most mysterious- filled with hieroglyphics, freemasonry and mythological creatures. heartland travel.ca/book-a-tour/hermetic-code-tours-of-mb-legislative-building ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This is one of the best breakfast places ever! Nationally recognized by THe Goble & Mail as one of Canada's best Breakfast restaurants”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
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“A popular local hangout. You can catch live music here as well. Large selection of beers on tap.”
  • 21 locals recommend