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Sudbury, Ontario

Big Nickel

Possibly the world's largest coin stands just outside of a Canadian science center.
Ottawa, Ontario

Hogs Back Lockstation

These locks on North America’s oldest canal are named after a porcine rock formation.
Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Jail Hostel

Once a notorious prison known for inhumane practices.
Ottawa, Ontario

The Diefenbunker

Canada's Subterranean Cold War Museum.
Ottawa, Ontario

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Louis Riel's Gravestone

Canada's accused-traitor-turned-folk-hero is buried under a red stone in a ring of his own.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

A statue in a Canadian zoo remembers the WWI origins of the beloved character Winnie-the-Pooh.
Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba

Old Pinawa Dam

Bombed out remains of early hydroelectric dam.
Gimli, Manitoba

Narcisse Snake Dens

The largest single concentration of harmless garter snakes in the world is a writhing Canadian serpent orgy.
Lorette, Manitoba

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

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

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.