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Manitoba Legislative Building

450 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V8, Canada (Downtown Winnipeg)
204 945 5813
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Ranked #7 of 109 attractions in Winnipeg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Architectural Buildings
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Ottawa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Very nice well kept grounds with various statues surround this imposing building. The classic architecture for the time period is beautifully built with the large limestone blocks and pillars. The “Golden boy” stature atop the great dome surveys the surrounding land. Each of the sides of the H shaped building have their own grand entrance with pillars and carved stone... More

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Willmar, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Loved seeing all the offices and all the pretty decorations! The outside was beautiful flowers and landscaping

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Prince George, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This amazing building was one of the best Legislative buildings I have ever seen. The beautiful marble staircase, the enormous buffalo statues, and the 'golden boy' tops the building. This building is surrounded by some lovely flower gardens and statues. A beautiful building and grounds you should include in your travels. The guides were fun and informative.

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Lavenham, Manitioba, Canada
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309 reviews 309 reviews
52 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This building is remarkable, both in it's architecture and in it's history. There is much symbolism and mystery as you explore and learn about the various chambers and areas. Incredible to look at some of the limestone blocks and see a fossil looking back at you. Lots to see and learn about!

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Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I am so glad I took the time to walk down from the forks area to see this beautiful building. Only thing which could have been better if the river walk hadn't been under water.

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Visited on the weekend of the Doors Open. The guides are excellent and gave a good perspective on the history of the building. A bonus was the Pride Parade that started from the legislature!

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Singapore
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Beautiful building and architecture.Another stopover location to know more about Manitoba and Canada.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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246 reviews 246 reviews
85 attraction reviews
458 helpful votes 458 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

If there is one thing that are are going to do in Winnipeg, I would HIGHLY recommend using the Muddy Waters Tour Company and do their Symbols, Secrets, & Sacrifices Tour for this building. Our guide was Kristen and she was amazing! It was the fastest 1.5 hour tour that we took, where you didn't want it to end and... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Legislative building is a beautiful place where you can see a different kind of architecture. During my visit, I could enjoy the silence and peacefulness. In fact, it has a lot of places to visit without a guide so you can take your time and have a good time with your family.Each room has it's own history. Effectively, you... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

An excellent example of Manitoba architecture, shrouded in history and mystery. Every visit I take there it's a new experience I see something new every time. It's like finding hidden treasure. A classic example of a democratic government structure not unlike the capital building in Washington D.C.

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