Five Big Things to Do in Sudbury, Ontario

Five Big Things to Do in Sudbury, Ontario, Sudbury, Ontario (B)

Although everything may be bigger in Texas, Northern Ontario’s largest city certainly has its share of larger than life treasures. With that in mind, here are five big things to do in Sudbury, Ontario.

First up on this list of big things to do in Sudbury is checking out the Inco Superstack. Once the world’s tallest chimney, the Superstack tops the list simply because it is impossible to miss. Topping out at 1,250 feet tall, it’s still the tallest chimney in the western hemisphere.

Before it’s completion in 1972, Sudbury was considered a barren wasteland. Heavy mining had taken its toll. Rocks were black and lakes acidic. The Superstack was built to disperse the sulphur gases away from the city and help bring life back to Sudbury.

Note: If you want to check out this big thing to do in Sudbury, head there soon. The Superstack is out of commission and will be demolished soon.

Ontario is home to almost half of the country’s nickel production with the bulk of it coming from Sudbury. To celebrate this, the large 5 cent Canadian coin was erected in 1967 to coincide with Canada’s Centennial. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Five Big Things to Do in Sudbury, Ontario
Guide Location: Canada » Sudbury
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shaun Robertson
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Big Nickel
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Canada’s Largest Mural
  • Bell Park
  • Science North
  • Townhouse Tavern