"KIMBERLEY - BAVARIAN TOWN IN CANADA" Kimberley by balhannah
Kimberley Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 11 photos
I didn't know this bit of information, but evidently it is the highest city in Canada, sitting at 1,120 metres above sea level.
Kimberley is known as a "classic mining town" of the Rockies region.
It was named in 1896 after the famous South African diamond mine, Kimberley.
1968.........And it became the Bavarian City of the Rockies.
There are plenty of cafes and shops, plus you can go hiking, camping,
golfing, and skiing in Winter.
Driving and wandering around the streets of Kimberley, we discovered that
this was another town of talented artists.
There were quite a few Murals done on the buildings.
Kimberley has a population in the 7,000's and is located on Highway 95A,
32 km northwest of Cranbrook in the BC Rockies.
- Pros:A pretty "Bavarian" town in canada
- In a nutshell:Bavaria in Canada
We walked "The Platzl" which is a pedestrian-only outdoor shopping mall in Kimberley. I thought it was really lovely,... more travel advice
The Marysville Falls Trail is a short 15 minute walk to the waterfall viewpoints. The trail follows the banks of Mark... more travel advice
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