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Toronto Travel Guide

Toronto is a very diverse and vibrant city located on the north shore of Lake Ontario. In the 17th century, indigenous people living in Toronto region started to trade with the French and in the beginning of 18th century they established trading posts in Toronto. In 1793 British colonial officials founded the 'Town of York'. In 1867 when Canada became a country Toronto had 50,000 residents. Today Toronto is the largest Canadian city, and is the most important commercial, financial, industrial, and cultural center in Canada.

Toronto has a lot to offer to the visitor - from spectacular views from the world’s tallest building, the CN Tower to a nice ferry ride to Toronto Islands; from a visit to a fairy tale castle in the middle of the city to the modern architecture of City Hall, BCE Place and TD Centre. Ontario Science Centre with more than 800 interactive exhibits, the Royal Ontario Museum the largest museum in Canada , and the Art Gallery of Ontario which houses a collection of over 24.000 art pieces are all worth visiting.

Harbourfront located in the downtown core on Lake Ontario is a huge complex of theatres, galleries, shops, and restaurants. A stroll along the lake is a nice way to relax or if you prefer sunbathing you can do that on the beach. Yes Toronto even has beaches!

Toronto is a world class city and one of the best places to live and is the most culturally and linguistically diverse city in the Canada.

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Allan Gardens Conservatory
Allan Gardens Conservatory is a is a major tourist attraction in downtown Toronto.
BCE Place
BCE Place is a complex of 2 office towers.
Casa Loma Toronto
A castle in the middle of Toronto
City Hall Toronto
City Hall is located on Nathan Phillips Square.
CN Tower Toronto
CN Tower is the tallest free-standing building in the world.
Distillery Historic District
Distillery District a very popular tourist attraction.
Eaton Centre
Eaton Centre is the best known shopping mall in Toronto.
Exhibition place
Exhibition place is a venue of more than 100 trade shows and events.
Flatiron Building Toronto
Flatiron Building is one of the most photographed buildings in Toronto.
High Park
High Park is a popular spot for locals and tourists in Toronto year round.
Massey hall
Massey hall is a venue for concerts and entertainment.
Old City Hall
Old City Hall is a National Historic Site.
Ontario Legislative Building
Ontario Legislative Building - Queen’s Park
Ontario Place
Ontario Place is leisure and entertainment waterpark.
Ontario Science Centre
Ontario Science Centre was commissioned by the Ontario Government in 1964.
PATH is the largest underground shopping complex.
Rogers Centre
Rogers Centre is a home of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum has diverse collections of world cultures.
Royal York Hotel Toronto
Royal York hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Toronto.
St. Lawrence Market
St. Lawrence Market was established in 1803.
TD Centre
TD Centre - Toronto Dominion Centre
The Beaches
The Beaches is a very popular neighborhood in Toronto.
Toronto Islands
Toronto Islands are a popular destination during the summer.
Union Station
Union Railway Station

User Comments about Toronto

Peter says:
I love Toronto!

eddy says:
Toronto is very nice during the summer. When we were there it was humid for 3 days and it was unbearable but if it is not humid it has nice breeze from lake Ontario. Go to Toronto Island - we loved it!