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The city of Saskatoon is named for the saskatoon berries that grow wild in the region. The saskatoon berry is similar to, but a little more fibrous than a blueberry.

The population in Saskatoon is about 230,000. The South Saskatchewan River goes through the city and seven bridges link the city across the river. The main bridges at downtown are Broadway Bridge and University Bridge. The Bessberough Hotel is located between these two bridges.
As I know, many of the inhabitants are of Ukrainian descent. There are 2 Ukrainian Museums in the city. My favorite place during the summer is the Berry Barn, located 10 km south of Saskatoon. Most of the restaurants and coffee shops that I like are located on 8th St. E. Some of them are: Broadway Roastery, Traeger's, Poverino's, Nano's, The Keg, Red Lobster, Montana's

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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Aug 9, 2009 at 12:43 PM

    What a green city-at least in sun months-and so many statues. Good job of showing it off. Thank you

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2008 at 9:33 AM

    I always like local customs!!

  • high_d's Profile Photo
    Oct 1, 2008 at 7:57 AM

    Thank u much for the bday greetings. Hope all's well with u. Happy travels always:)

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2008 at 3:54 AM

    I passed through Saskatoon in 88 but never saw the town as I was taken straight to La Ronge to visit there. So thanks for giving me a glimpse of your new life.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2008 at 1:46 AM

    I never knew there were so many Ukrainians in Saskatoon. And two Ukrainian Museums in the city.

  • pattypoo's Profile Photo
    Jun 4, 2008 at 6:10 AM

    Love all the pics of monuments..I like art aswell how clever is it to be able to make a stautue of something..

  • trav4bus's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2007 at 2:28 AM

    hi, its looks a beautiful place

  • Hermanater's Profile Photo
    Nov 27, 2007 at 11:13 AM

    Thank you for the birthday wishes...Congratuations on becoming a Canadian.....

  • janetanne's Profile Photo
    Oct 14, 2007 at 12:55 AM

    Saskatoon looks like a very nice Canadian town. Your flowers make it even nicer! Thanks for vising my Windsor pages. Hope you get to visit Hansi and Lori one day.

  • besal's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2007 at 9:39 PM

    Nice monumental hometown you have, and great tips.

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