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Charlottetown is a Canadian city that you can visit if you travel to Queens County, in Prince Edward Island province. Charlottetown is the county seat of Queens County and the provincial capital of Prince Edward Island. It is also the largest city on it. Charlottetown was named in honor of Queen Charlotte, wife of George III. It was settled in 1764, incorporated as a town in 1855 and reincorporated as a city 30 years later. The motto of the city is the Latin "Cunabula Foederis" and means "Birthplace of the Confederation". In present, Charlottetown has a population of about 35,000 residents and an area of 44.33 square kilometers. If you want to practice tourism in Charlottetown, there are several places you should see.
Top Attractions within Charlottetown
Province House is a historical building of Charlottetown where the Legislative Assembly of the region first met in 1847. The building was raised in 1843 after the plans of architect Isaac Smith. In present, you can take great tours of this house and see a presentation of the conference, named "A Great Dream".
Confederation Center of Arts, also known as Le Centre des Arts de la Confederation is an important cultural center of Charlottetown and a great attraction for those visiting the city for the first time. It was raised in a Brutalist architectural style, designed by Hazen E. Sise and Dimitri Dimakoupoulos. This Charlottetown center is dedicated to visual and performing arts and you can visit it to enjoy the numerous galleries or wonderful theatrical displays offered to public. Within the facility you can also enjoy a restaurant called Mavor's Bistro, with a great wine bar.
Olde Dublin Pub is an Irish pub located at 131 Sydney Street, in Charlottetown. If offers a large array of bottled beers and great food for small prices. Try Chicken Parmesan and Irish beer and you will eat and drink a lot for very small prices.
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada