50 Images That Showcase Regina - 2016 Edition

50 Images That Showcase Regina - 2016 Edition November 23, 2016 · 1 min. readThis article may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Last year I put together 50 Images That Showcase Regina, and it was very successful. However, I did that article early into the year and missed out on some pictures I would take later, so I decided to do it again this year. These pictures were all taken either in late 2015 or in 2016.

If you guys enjoy this article as much as you liked the last one, I might start making this an annual thing.

Some of you may recognize a few of these pictures from earlier in the year, but there should be a few here that none of you have ever seen before.

Like last year, I broke it down into 8 groups:

  • Architecture
  • Downtown
  • Stone Hall Castle
  • The Cemetery
  • Wascana
  • Government House
  • Churches
  • Miscellaneous

Architecture

Architecture in Regina German Club Wide German Club Marian Centre

Downtown

Downtown Regina Downtown Regina in the winter Hotel Sask in the winter Victoria Park in the winter

Stone Hall Castle

Stone Hall Candles Stone Hall Candles Stone Hall Candles Stone Hall Candles

The Cemetery

Inside Regina Cemetery Broken Headstones inside Regina Cemetery Cannons inside Regina Cemetery Statuette inside Regina Cemetery Chinese pavilion inside Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery War memorial inside inside Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery

Wascana

Flower Power Mossy stone in Wascana Park Wascana Lake during sunset The Legislature with Bronze Dome The Legislature at sunset The Legislature during another sunset The Leg at a cool angle

Government House

Pumpkins at Government House Dishes at Government House Wallpaper at Government House Government House Government House

Churches

First Baptist Church First Baptist Church Inside Holy Family Holy Family RCMP Chapel RCMP Chapel RCMP Chapel St. George Iconostasis

Miscellaneous

Old Fashion Camera on Modern Tripod Into Germantown Deer in headlight. Get it!? HAHA. Paint Can Rebellion Elvis Cars Elvis Museum Taylor Field in the winter Mosiac Stadium at Taylor Field Regina from above Regina from above

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Last year I put together 50 Images That Showcase Regina, and it was very successful. However, I did that article early into the year and missed out on some pictures I would take later, so I decided to do it again this year. These pictures were all taken either in late 2015 or in 2016.

If you guys enjoy this article as much as you liked the last one, I might start making this an annual thing.

Some of you may recognize a few of these pictures from earlier in the year, but there should be a few here that none of you have ever seen before.

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