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The Forks National Historic Site

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Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
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Address: 401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
Phone Number: 204 983 6757
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Discover a green oasis in the heart of Winnipeg. This nine-acre (3.6...
Discover a green oasis in the heart of Winnipeg. This nine-acre (3.6 hectare) park, which encompasses open green spaces and tree-lined walkways, is a national treasure owned and operated by Parks Canada. Enlightening interpretive displays, inspiring sculptures, stone pictographs and ceremonial bronze gambling sticks embody the Site’s rich continuum of historical events that span over 6,000 years.
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Greatest place in Winnipeg!

My wife and I visited this place almost everyday when we were in Winnipeg for a week. The marketplace was awesome, with all the tiny shops encompassing many different variants of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited this place almost everyday when we were in Winnipeg for a week. The marketplace was awesome, with all the tiny shops encompassing many different variants of shopping. We walked around the park, which has served as a meeting place for different peoples for over 6,000 years. The park housed many different statues, playgrounds, and a... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

First time at the Forks in the summer. Lot's going on, great shopping, unique experience. Walking trails are very scenic.

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Cranbrook, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The forks is a nice place to visit. Love the market and the different cultural food spots. Overall the kids thought it was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Had been in and out of Wpg many times but had not toured around in the city. The Forks is a great outdoor spot with lots of restaurants and patios. There is a boat tour that is about 30 min and worth the time for sure. The boat taxi is very cool too and a great way to get around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This is a very interesting area at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine - hence the name. It offers great restaurants, shopping, clubs - something for everyone. Great atmosphere and lovely walking trails alongside the river. Well worth spending time here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a very interesting market with a full range of shopping. I highly recommend visiting The Forks when in Winnipeg

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

went for a 1/2 day visit on family recommendation. Lots of open area adjacent to the river, shopping and restaurants. Very clean and well groomed grounds, play area with fountain splash area for the little ones.

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Thornhill, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Pretty area for strolling around and relaxing. Make sure you go up to the top of the tower, the view is great. Could use some more choices for eating. Plenty of souvenir shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Large green area where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet. Nice walking trails with good signage. A nice water area where kids can play. There's an amphitheater and open performance areas. The Forks has a nice indoor shopping center where local artisans sell their wares along with local food and a nice wine shop. Right by the Human Rights Museum.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Would like to tell about all the countries that we have spent time in.All of Europe except Romania and Russia.Our thing is New Years Eve Parties.We thought Monte Carlo was the best,until Cordoba in Argentina.Vina Del Mar in Chile is also great.This is similar to the French/Italian Riviera.

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Address: 401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
Phone Number: 204 983 6757
Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Downtown Winnipeg

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