“Garden of the gods” (1000 Islands) is one of the most picturesque places in Canada. Yearly beauty attractions are admiring the millions of tourists from all over the world.
St. Lawrence River is the largest river in Canada. Its length is 3360 miles. Travelling on the St. Lawrence River can be found with one of the most beautiful places in North America.
We are talking about the “Garden of the gods”, which is located at 1864 small islands stretching along the border of Canada and the United States. This picturesque archipelago was formed for centuries under the influence of glaciers and fast water flow.
Each island now resembles a magnificent forest, surrounded by water.
Until the beginning of the 20th century “garden of the gods” was a popular resort. In 1914 the year part of the archipelago became part of the National Park “1000 Islands“. Special attention deserves the Heart Island, where about 100 years ago, was built to resemble a castle fairytale palace.
A beautiful six-storied building was built by George Boldtom, known at that time a millionaire. But with the year 1904 in the Castle no one lives.
Now visit the sight not so easy-from tourists from Canada require special documents, and citizens of other countries must have a valid United States visa, as the island with the castle is located within the official us border.
The Islands grow black Oaks, may Apple and Canadian deer Berry. Also a tourist can see here a unique reptile–rat snake. It should not be afraid, because she neâdovitaâ.
“Garden of the gods is an ideal place for relaxation. The waters of the archipelago has excellent conditions for diving and fishing.