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Top things to do in Edmonton

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Edmonton Attractions

Edmonton also known as E-town or the Big E is one of two major cities in Alberta and is located right between the Canadian Rocky Mountains and the prairies. It is also known as the City of Champions due to the efforts of its citizens to help the city recover from a tornado in 1987. Some also call it The Chuck from having a fairly large base of Ukrainian population.

Edmonton is home to some professional sports teams including the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL and the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL

so if you love spectator sports you will love Edmonton. But there are many other things to do in Edmonton if you enjoy hands-on activities or visiting historic places so if you're in the neighborhood here's a few of the top attractions in Edmonton you can see.

One of the best Edmonton excursions to take is one to the Fringe Theatre Adventures a local theatrical arts festival full of shows created by some of the finest artists from just about any kind of artistic venue. Many of these shows will engage the audience and even give them opportunities to participate in the shows so if you are looking for a thrill this is a must-see place on the map.

Other Edmonton tourist hot spots include the Telus World of Science an interactive science exhibition and Jurassic Forest a virtual dinosaur park where you will get to see the prehistoric creatures in action. These Edmonton activities provide both a learning experience and complete fun for everyone so plan on stopping by for a breath-taking experience when you visit.

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Discover neighborhoods in Edmonton

Downtown Edmonton

Travellers love Downtown Edmonton for its popular shops, and you can see more of Edmonton by jumping on the metro at Bay-Enterprise Square Station or Corona Station. You might spend time checking out top sights like Rogers Place and Edmonton City Centre.


West Edmonton

West Edmonton is beloved for its popular shops. Take some time to explore sights in the area like West Edmonton Mall and World Waterpark.

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Southside is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Alley Kat Brewery or Monster Mini Golf.

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Northwest Edmonton

Northwest Edmonton is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Yellowhead Casino and TELUS World of Science-Edmonton while in the area.

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Whyte ave

Whyte ave is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Magic Lantern Princess Theatre and Varscona Theatre while in the area.

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Northeast Edmonton

You might take some time to check out the live music in Northeast Edmonton. Spend some time visiting top spots like Rexall Place, and catch the metro at Clareview Station or Belvedere Station to see more of the area.

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