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15 Canadian Superstructures You Need To See For Yourself

It's time to marvel at the wonder of brilliant engineering — on the road and around the country. Hop in the all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra and check out these amazing Canadian superstructures.

1. Glacier Skywalk || Jasper National Park, Jasper, Alberta

Situated in the middle of the Canadian Rockies of Jasper National Park sits the Glacier Skywalk. This composition of steel and glass offers breathtaking views of the glacier-formed valleys and waterfalls. Take in the views 918 feet (280 metres) above the natural beauty.

2. Habitat 67 || Montreal, Quebec

3. Royal Ontario Museum || Toronto, Ontario

Located on the corner of Bloor Street West and Avenue Road, the Royal Ontario Museum(ROM) sits at the edge of the University of Toronto campus. Founded in 1912, the ROM is the largest museum in Canada. The juxtaposition of the original building sitting next to the Daniel Libeskind designed Michael Lee-Chin Crystal entrance is certainly a sight to behold.

4. The Biosphère || Montreal, Quebec

5. Canadian Museum for Human Rights || Winnipeg, Manitoba

6. Absolute Towers || Mississauga, Ontario

7. Peace Bridge || Calgary, Alberta

Spanning across the Bow River, the Peace Bridge is a pedestrian walkway and bike path that connects Downtown Calgary and the neighbourhood of Sunnyside. Designed by Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava, he chose the color red to complement Calgary's ever-changing seasonal landscape.

8. Casa Loma || Toronto, Ontario

9. The Longest Covered Bridge in the World || Hartland, New Brunswick

10. Notre-Dame Basilica || Montreal, Quebec

Starting out as a small wooden chapel in 1642, the Notre-Dame Basilica has transformed into an awe-inspiring Gothic Revival cathedral that is visited by thousands each year. Apart from the beautiful structure, you can admire the craftsmanship and ornate decoration that fill the church. Located near Old Port Montreal, this is definitely a must-visit for anyone new to the city.

11. Art Gallery of Alberta || Edmonton, Alberta

12. Kinsol Trestle Bridge || Cowichan Valley, British Columbia

13. Canal Rideau || Ottawa, Ontario

If you're in Ottawa you need to make an effort to visit Canal Rideau. This 45 lock, 126 miles (202 km) long canal was built between 1826 and 1832 by Colonel John By of the British Royal Engineers to connect Kingston, Ontario, to Ottawa. In the winter, it transforms into the Rideau Canal Skateway: the world’s largest skating rink, which stretches 4.8 miles (7.8 kilometres)

14. The Bow || Calgary, Alberta

The Bow is a crescent-shaped skyscraper that has become synonymous with the Calgary skyline. Designed by U.K. architect, Norman Foster, the 58-storey, 775-feet (236-metre) building was completed in 2012. The front of the building is graced by a giant head sculpture made by the renowned artist Plensa. This office building is certainly a sight to take in whenever in Calgary.

15. Confederation Bridge || Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick

Canada's greatest engineering achievements all begin with one thing: a strong foundation. Like these modern marvels, the SUPERSTRUCTURE™ serves as the foundation to the all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra.

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