National Historic Sites

Single historically significant natural features or man-made structures that are protected by the government. Most are managed by the National Park Service, but some are privately owned.

Château Frontenac

Quebec City, Quebec, G1R 4P5, Canada
The Château Frontenac was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1980. The Quebec Conference of 1943, at which Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William Lyon Mackenzie King discussed strategy for World War II, was held at the Château Frontenac. top

Kinkaku-ji: Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, 603-8361, Japan
The garden complex surrounding the Golden Pavilion is an excellent example of Muromachi period garden design. The Muromachi period is considered to be a classical age of Japanese garden

Parliament Hill

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The buildings and grounds of the Parliament were declared separate National Historic Sites of Canada in 1976. The grounds contain many monuments of historic

Saint Joseph's Oratory

Montreal, Quebec, H3V 1H6, Canada
The original St. Joseph's was begun in 1904 as a small chapel. In 2004, the Oratory was designated a National Historic Site of Canada on the occasion of its 100th

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