London is a Canadian city in southwestern Ontario, just north of Lake Erie and the U.S. border. It’s home to the University of Western Ontario. Among the city’s range of museums are Museum London, a showcase for regional art and historical artefacts, and the interactive Children’s Museum. The city centre features numerous parks and greenways along the Thames River.
Although London does have a Thames River, a Covent Garden Market and a Piccadilly Street, don’t mistaken it with London, England. Instead, this London is a substantially smaller city in Southwestern Ontario that is surrounded by woodlands and farmlands. In fact, it is known as ‘The Forest City’ because when it was first formed it was done so by clearing land in the middle of a forest.
Today, the rectangular shaped city is one of Ontario’s largest municipalities, made up of commercial and residential areas. It also has numerous landmarks and attractions, as well as having a variety of things to do. When visiting this area of Canada, London should not be overlooked, as it has much to offer.
Ontario is a province in east-central Canada that borders the U.S. and the Great Lakes. It’s home to Ottawa, Canada’s capital known for Parliament Hill’s Victorian architecture and the National Gallery, featuring Canadian and Indigenous art. Toronto, Ontario’s capital, is home to the 553m-high CN Tower, with expansive views from its revolving restaurant, as well as High Park, site of the rare oak savannah habitat.Ontario is the fourth-largest Canadian province by total are of (1,076,395 sq. km).
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