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6 Best Places to Visit in Mississauga, Canada

6 Best Places to Visit in Mississauga, Canada

Mississauga is a wonderful place to travel to live in. It is the sixth-largest city in the world with the most successful & beautiful communities.

There are a number of places in Mississauga that you can visit during your trip here.

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Along with great schools, shopping hubs, and quality housing the city offers excellent local settings that are worth visiting.

The parks and waterfront trails offer recreational opportunities.

In this article, you will get to know about the following places to visit in Mississauga, Canada,

  1. Streetsville
  2. Kariya Park
  3. Waterfront Trail
  4. Bradley Museum
  5. Fo Guang Shang Temple
  6. CN Tower

So let us explore a bit more about these places…

1. Streetsville

Streetsville, Mississauga

The picturesque old village in Mississauga city is home to a number of historic buildings.

With more than 300 cafeterias, pubs, and shops, Streetsville blends old culture with the new one.

Streetsville is known for its old charms.

Initially, it was a village around 1850 that gradually transformed into a beautiful town in the 1960s, the old city still restores the beauty of the ancient culture and traditions.

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“Bread and Honey” Festival is a renowned event celebrated here.

You can also explore a number of handicrafts and food in the Summer Market!

2. Kariya Park

Kariya Park, Mississauga

Kariya Park is a Japanese Garden that is located in Mississauga.

It is one of the best places to view charming cherry blossoms near Toronto.

The park looks vibrant during the spring when the Kariya flourishes with blooming magnolia and Cherry Blossom Trees along the curved pathways.

If you are residing near Square one, you must visit this serene place with captivating beauty.

The park is very clean and well-maintained.

The layout is well structured and there is a small water body with a wooden-arched bridge over it.

You can also get to see a huge alloy bell hanging in the park.

3. Waterfront Trail

The Waterfront Trail is a long trail that crosses almost 22 parks near Port Credit in Mississauga.

You will be surprised to know that this whole waterfront trail is approximately 730 kilometers long.

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The long stretch of this beautifully designed waterfront features many historic landmarks.

There are many cafes and restaurants along the trail. It connects parks, roads, and markets.

You can enjoy horse riding, skateboarding, walking, and cycling along these waterfront trails.

4. Bradley Museum

Located alongside Lake Ontario, Bradley Museum is an important destination in Mississauga.

The Museum sits on a two-acre land in an old maple grove that is about 70 years old.

The place is a residential compound that features many ancient and old buildings.

The four heritage buildings in this museum are The Anchorage, The Bradley House, Port Credit Log, and a barn.

The ancient buildings of the Bradley Museum date back to 1820.

You can explore the artifacts displayed here, the rotating exhibitions, the heritage kitchen, the pollinator way station, picnic tables, and the healing garden.

This Museum was founded by Lewis and Elizabeth Bradley and the Mississauga Heritage Foundation opened this house to the public in 1967.

If you visit this museum, make sure to stroll through the old maple trees.

5. Fo Guang Shang Temple

The Fo Guang Shang temple was built in Mississauga to serve as a religious, educational, cultural, and spiritual center for those who are interested to understand Chinese Buddhism.

It is also for those who are interested in the practices and teachings of Buddhism.

Fo Guang Shang originally means “Buddha’s Light Mountain”. It was founded in the year 1991 and took 6 years to complete.

The building has a large prayer hall with five buddha idols surrounded by lanterns.

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The main motto of founding this religious center was to spread the idea of Buddhism in the greater Toronto and Mississauga areas.

The Water Drop Tree House is a wonderful place in this magnificent temple.

People in this place are served a bowl of picked Vegetables, a drop of water, and a portion of gratitude and compassion.

You can see a large bell and drum located at the front of this beautiful building.

6. CN Tower

CN Tower, Mississauga

CN Tower is one of the famous and recognizable landmarks in Mississauga. This popular Destination is an award-winning dining and entertainment spot and a must-see spot for visitors in Toronto.

More than 1.8 million visitors come here yearly to enjoy the breathtaking views from the various observation decks, the panoramic floor-to-ceiling Window Walls, or the Glass Floor.

You will go through a sublime experience after you step into the 360 Restaurant to have an amazing Canadian Dining experience. 

You can celebrate any occasion with top-notch Canadian Cuisine.

If you are not acrophobic, then undoubtedly you will have a thrilling experience in Edge WAlk, (Worlld’s highest full circle,) and a free Outdoor Walk at a height of 116 stories above the ground level. 

Also visit the Tower’s Gift Shop to buy some of the souvenir items, gifts, and clothing.

These are some of the beautiful places to visit in Mississauga, Canada.

The active cultural life of Mississauga is a perfect tourist destination in any season.

The seasonal variation in these places can be eye-soothing. Snowfall is observed in many parts of this city during the winter. Also, Mississauga portrays exceptional beauty during the spring too.

You must also visit other tourist attractions here such as the Adamson Estate, Erindale Park, Art Gallery, Celebration Square, etc.


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