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Lakeshore Drive, Regina, Saskatchewan

Trafalgar Fountain

A point of interest on the Wascana Lake Audio Walking Tour, available on the Tripvia Tours App for Android & iPhone.

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Audio Transcript

The beautiful fountain you're looking at is called the Trafalgar fountain. It was originally one of two designed by Sir Charles Barry, architect of the British houses of parliament. These fountains were displayed in Trafalgar Square in London, England from 1845 to 1939.

So the fountain is one of two built, well if you're wondering what happened to the other one, it's in Canada too, sprouting its water for all to see. It serves as a memorial to lieutenant Colonel By, founder of Bytown, which was later renamed Ottawa.

So if you ever find yourself in the nation's capital, do the fountain of favor and say hi to its long lost sibling.

Wascana Lake Tour

This POI is featured on the Wascana Lake Walking Tour, part of the Tripvia Tours mobile app available for Android & Apple.

All audio walking tours are self-guided and include fully narrated commentary.

Tours can be downloaded on WIFI and don't use any mobile date during tour.

Trivia Challenge

Each POI has a fun multiple choice trivia challenge you can test your skills on.

The trivia questions are separate from the commentary and completely optional.

The app keeps score for you so you can challenge your friends and family.

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