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Several areas in Winnipeg are known for their shops, galleries, and cafes, and make good destinations for those spending a few days in town to get a better feel for the city and its diversity. These areas are Academy Road, in River Heights, trending toward upscale shops and appealing to a middle-aged and older crowd; Corydon Avenue, or Little Italy, known for its restaurants, as well as plenty of boutiques, second-hand and curio shops, and galleries; Osborne Village, on Osborne Street, the city's most densely populated precinct, catering to the young and fashion-minded with an almost bohemian vibe and lots of outdoor patios; the Exchange District, the most historic part of town, with many shops, galleries, restaurants, and clubs; the Wolseley (aka the "Granola Belt"), particularly along Westminster Avenue, with shops catering to ecological and spiritual interests, plus bakeries, cafes, and organic grocery stores; and Chinatown, between James and Logan avenues west of Main Street, where you can find excellent restaurants, visit herbalists and import shops, and view some beautiful architecture at the Chinese Cultural Centre.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.