Kingston is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kingston one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kingston is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kingston or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kingston. Explore the historical monuments of Kingston with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kingston guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kingston page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Kingston landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kingston.
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Kingston, Ontario, ON, Canada
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
A designated National Historic Site of Canada and recently a UNESCO World Heritage site, Fort Henry is a stunning fort that dates back to 1812, when it was originally built. Presently administered by Parks Canada, the military interpreters conduct presentations and tours of the fort that exhibit British military life. But you could also explore the...
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216 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3, Canada
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
The City Hall is a beautiful building dating back to 1844 that is now the epicenter of Kingston’s administration and occupies an entire block in its neighborhood. Made by the architect George Browne, this building is one of the most outstanding works of art in the backdrop of the city. Stained glass windows add to the ephemeral feel of the bu...
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1 The Tragically Hip Way, Kingston, ON K7K 0B4, Canada
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Rogers K-Rock Centre is a 5,614 seat arena that hosts Canada’s favorite game - Hockey. The arena is the home of the Kingston Frontenacs ice hockey team of the Ontario Hockey League. The Arena is the epicenter of thrilling sports action, figure-skating grace and bustling activity in Kingston. Watching a game here is on the must-do list of ...
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270 King St E, Kingston, ON K7L 3B1, Canada
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
A gorgeous cathedral, dating back to 1825, St George is a magnificent building that has added to the beauty of the city in many ways. The architecture of the church is outstanding with a facade adorned with Corinthian columns. There are regular recitals held here and it also has an in house organ. Soulful performances and melodious choirs are common on weekends and occasions.
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King Street & Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Built in 1846 as part of the defensive Martello tower fortifications of Kingston, the Murney tower has a museum of 3 floors displaying a collection of military and domestic artifacts of 19th-century Kingston. Built to complement the mighty fortifications of Fort Henry, it was designed to concentrate fire on Gardiners Island. Constructed out of lime...