Mississauga is located just west of the city of Toronto, Ontario in the Province of Ontario. In Mississauga live about 650,000 inhabitants and beleive it or not Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city.
Mississauga boasts world-class golf course, charming restaurants and fine theatres. This quaint town is also a paradise for water sportsmen, offering excellent trout and salmon fishing and superb conditions for yachting.
|Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Formed in 1974, Mississauga is now recognized as
one of Canada's largest and fastest growing cities with a population of over
600,000 representing cultures from around the world. It is located on the
shores of Lake Ontario.
Mississauga is home to Lester B. Pearson
International Airport and the greatest concentration of major highways in the
country, all of which position Mississauga to serve local, national and
international markets and travelers. Local public transit is linked to Toronto
and other neighboring cities, offering a comprehensive network of bus, subway
and commuter train routes.
Recognized for being one of the safest cities in
Canada, Mississauga is a major focal point for commercial activity, rich in
arts, cultural facilities, parks, entertainment, nightlife and world class sport
and recreational facilities for all interests that attract residents and
visitors alike. Full of tremendous shopping opportunities and home to Square
One, Ontario's largest mall, Mississauga is the place to shop till you drop.
Explore quaint historic villages, visit the
bustling waterfront, or be inspired by Mississauga's world-class art and theatre
at the Living Arts Centre. Visit the Rhododendron Gardens, which feature
beautiful hybrid rhododendrons along with other acid loving woodland and
mountain plants that are in bloom from mid-May through mid-June.
Youíll want to make sure the peace memorial is on
your itinerary when you visit Mississauga. Itís situated just east of the
Central Library beside the Civic Centre and in front of the Civic Square. This
unique memorial is 36 metres long with a 27 metre long waterfall flowing over
the inscription "In Memory Of Those Who Gave Their Lives For Freedom". It was
unveiled in 1992 and honours all those in Mississauga who fought to keep Canada
free. One can appreciate the memorial day or night, because it is illuminated
year-round by lighting that comes on at dusk.
For a change of pace and a bit of activity, stop
by the Skatepark on Matheson Boulevard. Whether a participant or observer, the
skateboarders at Skatepark are sure to keep you entertained. Skateboarders can
be found practicing their street tricks on ľ pipes, banks, ledges, rails,
transitions and even a bowl. Whether you choose an activity-packed weekend or a
relaxing getaway, your stay will be memorable.
From stunning architecture and museums to
lakefront parks and vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, Mississauga keeps visitors
coming back again and again.
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