RICHMOND is a combination city.
Nestled at the banks of Fraser River, Richmond is a combination of sleepy residential community, fisheries and green plantations cultivated for agriculture. All these blend together to ground Richmond in the strong commercial concerns.
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Not so long ago Richmond dealt with a change in its cityscape. The point is that its green slopes give way to light and heavy manufacturing, office blocks, markets and shopping center. The city provides more than 100,000 job opportunities in different fields from agriculture, fishing, airport services and tourism. In addition, Richmond is also a regional hub for high-technology companies.
As a regional center for doing business, Richmond is also a multi-ethnic community of 188,100 residents. The biggest part of foreign presence shaped in Richmond by Asian immigrants making up 59 percent of Asians in Canada.
Along with multicultural face goes tight cultural density in Richmond and you can hit the town on sightseeing tour. Attractions include;
Grocery Hall of Fame Museum is full with old posters and vintage tin cans from the turn of the 20th century
The Britannia Heritage Shipyard, the oldest structure in the area and was built in 1889 as the plant, but today it was designated a National Historic Site
The Richmond Nature Park, located in the very center and covers more than 5km of trails
Riverport Amusement Park, a striking entertainment complex with 12 floor-to-ceiling screens
You may go on with sightseeing in Steveston, so-called early fishing village that later grew into Richmond. The change came with farmer Hugh McRoberts who relocated with his family to the area. He named his farm as Richmond to please his daughter dreaming of the city of Richmond in Australia.
On a demands of young girl new Richmond appeared in British Columbia and recently it has undergone change because of the 2010 Winter Olympics in nearby Vancouver. Due to the event, the city of Richmond prettified itself and also invested money in 8,000-seat oval near the Road Bridge. So you may complete a trip there for a dose of small-city warmth, while Booked.net can place you in accommodation with big-city comforts.