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Sightseeing in Toronto - what to see. Complete travel guide

Beautiful and modern metropolis, Toronto is a place where you can see glittering skyscrapers and beautiful old buildings, spacious parks and sports stadiums, museums and concert halls. Such a wide choice of architectural, cultural and entertainment programs make Toronto one of the most popular tourist attractions visited by tenths of thousands of tourists each year.
Toronto is very popular among fans of outdoor activities, as the choice of entertainment here is literally unlimited. The city has one of the most famous and most visited zoos in the … Open
Yonge Star is the main street of the city. Here you will find a huge number of restaurants and shops. We should also mention that the street has practically no traffic, so Yonge Star has become a favorite place for walking among both citizens and tourists. Not far away from the center of the city is located the biggest Exhibition Center of the country - Ontario Science Centre. Here are located a little less than eight hundred halls and galleries. As you might guess from the title, all of them are devoted to research and discoveries. Here visitors can see not only unique exhibits, but also to take part in exciting experiments.
Mackenzie House is without a doubt one of the most beautiful architectural structures of the city. This is also the house of the first mayor of Toronto. It was converted into a museum that provides its visitors with the history of Toronto. Besides the examination of collections of historical artifacts, visitors have an opportunity to taste wonderful dishes prepared according to traditional recipes - the dining room of the house has been turned into a wonderful restaurant. Art-lovers should definitely visit Art Gallery of Ontario, which is considered the largest museum in North America. The halls of the gallery occupy a whole quarter! Here are exhibited over 24 thousand works of medieval and modern painters. Visitors will surely enjoy a collection of textiles, pottery, sculptures, and even shoes. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1.It is comfortable to move around the city using public transport. However, take into account that traffic on the main streets can be difficult in rush hours. Taxis will be an alternative … Open
The underground town named PATH is definitely the most unusual decision of modern architects. It is located under the central square of the city. Here you can visit several restaurants and all most popular stores.
The CN Tower remains an irreplaceable symbol of the city. Its height is over 555 meters. The tower was built in the 70s of the last century. During the first 30 years of its existence, it remained the tallest one in the world. The broadcasting tower attracts tourists with an original viewing platform, one part of which has a glass floor.
Toronto is a real godsend for fans of gastronomic tourism. That’s difficult to imagine, but there are more than three and a half thousand dining places in this modern city. Luxury … Open
You'll find many amazing historical sights in Toronto. An original Casa Loma mansion is one of them. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century for one of the local wealthy entrepreneurs. The mansion looks exactly like an old castle. However, it was privately owned just for a while. The first owner had to sell it because of large debts, after which the mansion was the site of a hotel. Nowadays, they give guided tours there. Wealthy people can rent a mansion for private events.
The most interesting architectural landmark is a City Hall building, constructed in 1965 by a project of the famous Finnish architect V. Revella. The building has a very unusual design. It consists of two towers with a round pavilion between them. The entire facade is fitted with panoramic windows, which makes the appearance very spectacular. In front of the building is a beautiful recreation area with benches and a fountain.
Toronto is a city of festivals; the whole its way of life is based on festive events. Dozens of festivals and national holidays take place here; their subjects are striking with diversity. … Open
The old City Hall remained in the city, as well. It was built at the end of the 19th century. Today, the city court is housed there. A high clock tower is considered the main architectural feature of the building. Its facade is also notable for spectacular design. It is decorated with ornamental borders and windows of circular form.
CAR_SCHOOL A bright monument of Romanesque renascence style is the building of the Ontario parliament. It was constructed in 1892 and is valid to the present day. The building has a luxurious design. Precious finishing materials such as noble sorts of trees, rare marble, and pink brick have been used for its construction. Ancient stained-glass windows have been kept in pristine condition. Nowadays, the historic building is located on the territory of a large landscaped garden.
Toronto is ready to offer its guests some fascinating excursions. It would take more than one day to see all attractions of the city. The most recognizable landmark is the CN Tower, every … Open
The building of the Royal Ontario Museum, created in a futuristic style, is also an outstanding architectural monument. The museum contains more than 6 million exhibits including unique works of art, national costumes, ancient weapons, and household items.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Toronto and surroundings

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Toronto
♥   Shopping area ' Orfus Road' Toronto, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Midtown Toronto' Toronto, 6.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Roncesvalles' Toronto, 7.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Yorkville' Toronto, 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Mink Mile (Bloor Street)' Toronto, 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Toronto
♥   Castle 'Casa Loma' , 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Chorley Park' , 9.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Braehead' , 23.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cary Castle' , 31.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dundurn Castle' , 59 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Toronto
♥   A - Park 'Mount erskine park' , 6.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   A - Park 'Redbrush park' , 16.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Bronte Creek Provincial Park' , 40.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Forks Of The Credit Provincial Park' , 44.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Holland Landing Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve' , 45.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Toronto and around
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art' Toronto, 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Casa Loma' Toronto, 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Spadina House' Toronto, 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Art Gallery of York University' Toronto, 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Bata Shoe Museum' Toronto, 7.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Toronto from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Chartwell-house

From the series “Houses of Famous People and Stars Currently Open to Tourists”
The beautiful elegant furniture, the low ceilings, the numerous books and the old pictures, the black and white photos and the knocked out old armchairs - the atmosphere of the old house charms with calmness and comfort. The visitors of the old villa can look into the library and the study of Churchills, appreciate the elegant decor of the dining room and see the room design of the former living rooms. Today the old villa is part of the 'National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty' fund and is open to all visitors. The photograph in the villa is forbidden. … Read further

Toronto Central Waterfront

From the series “The Most Beautiful Waterfronts and Embankments”
The main sightseeing of the embankment is the wave-like construction "Spadin". Its square is over 620 square meters. It was built in 2008 from 3,5 thousand wooden planks and cost about 4 million dollars. The walk at the embankment will be interesting as in the daytime, as in the evening. When the sun sets, the waterfront lights with hundreds of engaged LED lights. This embankment is one of the modern and unusual in the world. The project, that was realized there, is the unique and successful one. … Read further
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