Things to see and do - Kitchener
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Kitchener Travel guide
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Orderly and clean, the twin industrial cities of Kitchener and Waterloo reflect their German heritage. The first immigrants were Mennonite farmers from Pennsylvania, who hewed out of wilderness the prosperous farms on which the area developed. Later German immigrants brought a range of business and manufacturing skills, creating the diverse economy still evident today.
Tourist attractions Kitchener : Things to see and do
466 Queen St. South CDN - Kitchener N2G 1W7
This Georgian frame house restored and furnished to the period of the mid-1850s. An added wing displays decorative arts and German folk art. Special events and seasonal activities such as sheep shearing and quilting parties reflect the family's Menno..
528 Wellington-St.-North CDN - Kitchener N2H 5L5
Built in 1853, it was for some years the boyhood home of William Lyon Mackenzie King, prime minister of Canada 1921-30 and 1935-48. The house has been restored to reflect the period of King's residence in the 1890s. In a theatre located in the baseme..
CDN - Kitchener N2P 2R7
The visitor centre's orientation video (8min) incorporates vintage photographs from Doon Heritage Crossroads' archival collection. Throughout the village costumed interpreters demonstrate daily activities typical of rural life. The two-storey frame h..
105 King Street East CDN - Kitchener ON N2G 2K8
The 3-star Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo is a non-smoking property and features an indoor pool, fitness centre and on-site restaurant. Modernly furnished accommodation offers free wireless internet, microwave and mini fridge. A TV with cable chann..