City of St. Paul, Minnesota - The Silver City

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City of St. Paul

 

Popularly known as “The Silver City”, this capital of Minnesota is its second most populous city. Saint Paul City is also known as the twin city of Minneapolis. Being joined by the Minnesota and Mississippi River, they form the core of Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. The most popular activity in this saintly city is the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, which as the name suggests is held during the winter season.

 

This one of a kind event features an ice palace, ice sculpting, winter activities and of course, winter

food. The Como Zoo and Conservatory is also famous all year-round, together with the adjacent Japanese Garden. Arts and cultural shows are also abundant in this city, held downtown at its historic Landmark Center. Equally popular are the various parks such as the Battle Creek Regional Park, Highland Park, Harriet Island Regional Park, Indian Mounds Park, Lake Phalen, Lake Como, Rice Par and the Wabasha Street Caves.

 

And of course, how could one forget the world-famous Mississippi River that offers breathtaking views and areas for simply enjoying the miraculous beauty of nature. Saint Paul City is also noted as the birthplace of Snoopy’s creator, the famous cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. Masters of other arts also breathed in this city such as photographer John Vachon, playwright August Wilson, and painter LeRoy Neiman.

 
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