Known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history. An aboriginal trading centre prior to the arrival of the Europeans, Winnipeg was at the heart of the country’s fur trade and instrumental in developing Canada’s gateway to the west. Home to a grain exchange that once rivalled the largest markets in the world, Winnipeg’s architecture and neighbourhoods reflect the profound character of this small prairie town.
Over the last decades, Winnipeg has developed into a cosmopolitan city complete with top-notch restaurants, swanky boutiques, exciting attractions and an arts and culture scene that bursts with talent and originality. We’d like to welcome you to Winnipeg and hope you’ll explore our website packed full of resources, information and tips on creating a memorable experience. Don’t forget to check out our Things To See & Do page for detailed itineraries and be sure to make use of our Customize Your Visit function. If you’d like even more information, then log into our Live Concierge service where one of our friendly visitor services counsellors are standing by to help.
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