Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada)

Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada)

According to NEOVIDEOGAMES, the city of Fredericton is the capital of the province of New Brunswick. It is located at the confluence of its tributary, the Nashwaak River, into the St. John River.

The Saint John River divides Fredericton into northern and southern parts. Administrative and historical buildings, banks and offices are concentrated in the southern part of the city. Here you can see numerous buildings of the Victorian era, the building of the Legislative Assembly and the Cathedral of Jesus Christ. The cathedral was built in pseudo-Gothic style in 1853. Its height reaches 61 m. The Beaverbrook Art Gallery¬†is located in the southern part of the city.. The gallery was founded in 1958 by Lord Beaverbook as a gift to the city where he spent his childhood. The first exhibits of the gallery were paintings from the Lord’s private collection. In the gallery you can see the works of such world-famous masters as Thomas Gainsborough, Joseph Turner, Cornelius Krieghoff, Salvador Dali, John Constable and Joshua Reynolds, as well as the work of Canadian painters of the 19th and 20th centuries and an extensive collection of English porcelain. In 1964, the Playhouse Concert Hall was also built in Fredericton by Lord Beaverbook. The Playhouse stage hosts concerts by both Canadian and foreign artists, as well as the main stage of the largest theater in the province – the New Brunswick Theater. Located in the center of Fredericton Officers Square, where various festivals and concerts are held in the summer. In winter, a skating rink begins to operate on the square. Not far from here, O’Dell Park was laid out on a city hill in the mid-20th century. The park has an area of 175 hectares and is completely occupied by forest, along which 16 km of hiking trails are laid. Some trees have been growing here for over 400 years. The park contains an arboretum consisting of 41 zones, where all types of trees found in the province of New Brunswick are represented. The park also has a pond where you can see ducks, equipped picnic areas, children’s playgrounds, and even a small hotel.

Another popular Fredericton recreation area is Wilmot Park.. On 5 hectares of the park there are walking paths surrounded by lawns, gazebos, ponds, tennis courts, children’s playgrounds and specially equipped picnic areas. In the city park of Lake Kilarney, a lot of vacationers gather in the summer. On the shores of the lake there are sandy beaches where you can relax. In winter, a skating rink begins to operate on the lake. In the northern part of the city is the district of St. Mary, where the community of the indigenous people of North America – “malisit” lives. This area was created in 1867 and is now a cultural and historical reserve. McTaquac is located¬†15 km west of Fredericton.. Here is the provincial park of the same name. The area of the park is 5.25 sq. km. It was founded in the 60s of the 20th century. The park has golf courses, campsites, 2 beaches, hiking trails and cross-country skiing. Not far from here is the ski resort Crabe Mountain, where the largest elevation difference in the province is noted – 260 m. The resort has 22 slopes, 14 of which are of an increased level of difficulty, 4 ski lifts, 30 km of cross-country skiing trails and 2 parks for extreme skiing. A little to the west in the settlement of Prince William, the historical site of Kings Landin is interesting.. Since the end of the 18th century, English loyalists settled here, who arrived in North America to fight the rebels during the American Revolutionary War. Kings Landin reproduces the spirit of village life in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Here are collected old buildings from all over the province, more than a dozen houses in total.

105 km south of Fredericton on the northern coast of the Bay of Fundy is the largest city in the province – Saint John . Tours of the Bay of Fundy depart from here.

Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada)