Canada Travel Guide
Canada Travel Guide - Ontario
Canada Travel Guide - Ontario

Toronto

A verberating energy blends the metropolitan city and multi-cultural living in Toronto, which appropriately stands as Ontario’s provincial capital. Toronto holds broad interest for travelers who want a variety of dining, spa experiences, shopping and attractions packed into one very modern vacation. Additionally, Toronto is the fashion and financial focal point in Canada and the world, which is perfectly complimented by Lake Ontario as the back drop creating one of the most well traveled and most beautifully set cities on the planet.Romancing the pallet, ones taste buds are overloaded by the shear variety available in areas of Toronto such as; the historic Distillery District and Old Toronto’s ethnic mix of two Chinatowns, Greek Town, Little Italy, Portugal Village and Little India.

Several famous attractions bring visitors to Toronto from around the world, such as; The Royal Ontario Museum, the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the CN Tower, and one of the largest zoo’s in the world, the Toronto Zoo. Cinematic goers will find many film venues and theatre fanatics will find Toronto caters world class, front rows seats for the National Ballet of Canada, the Canadian Opera Company, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Fashion savvy shoppers can browse the trendy hotspots at the Toronto Eaton Center, Kensington Market, and Toronto’s most elegant shopping area, Yorkville.

This booming city with it’s high rise luxury condominium-hotel projects, also happens to showcase fantastic annual events that draw millions - the Toronto International Film Festival (the first Thursday of September and runs for 10 days), The Taste of the Danforth (a 3 day Greek food / culture celebration in August), and the Canadian National Exhibition, which happens to be Canada’s largest annual fair and the fifth largest in the world (beginning 18 days prior to the end of summer, ending on the first Monday of September).

Tourists also adore The Beaches community’s Victorian charm, shops & boardwalk, The Toronto Islands recreational parks, farms, beaches and boating clubs, The Fork York National Historical Site, and, who could forget, the Hockey Hall of Fame, honoring the adored national sport.
 

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Design Exchange

The Design Exchange is Canada's national design museum.

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Koffler Centre of the Arts

Koffler Centre of the Arts: Offering an array of cultural and arts programming including critically acclaimed exhibitions of contemporary art, concerts, films, theatre, family festivals, and literary events, as well as dance, music, and visual art classes

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(Concert/Performance, Dance, Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Music, Performing Arts, Public Art Gallery)
Scarborough Museum

Set along the walking trails of Thomson Memorial Park, the museum traces the story of this community's rural roots and two centuries of immigration.

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(Museum)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra

With over 100 carefully created programmes, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra performs concerts designed for a wide variety of musical preferences, taste and budgets.

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(Music, Orchestra/Symphony Orchestra)
Colborne Lodge

This rare Regency picturesque cottage is a graceful monument to John and Jemima Howard, the couple who founded High Park.

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(Museum)
Cedar Ridge

Situated in a restored mansion surrounded by lush gardens, Cedar Ridge Creative Centre houses an art gallery and provides art classes and workshops for artists of all ages.

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(Art Workshops, Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Public Art Gallery, Workshops/Classes)
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

Located in the heart of Toronto's exciting West Queen West Art and Design District, there are many contemporary galleries, retail stores and fine restaurants in the immediate vicinity.

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(Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Museum, Public Art Gallery)
Royal Ontario Museum

No trip to Toronto is complete without a visit to the Royal Ontario Museum.

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(Museum)
Redpath Sugar Museum

Museum displays and education programs centred upon the history of sugar, The Redpath Sugar Company, antique and modern refining technologies and nutrition/health.

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(Museum)
Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre

Set in the scenic Don River, Todmorden Mills explores the early days of industry in Toronto, its role in Toronto's development and the cultural impact of the city's growth on the natural environment.

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 Montgomery's Inn

Restored to its heyday of 1847, Montgomery's Inn remains a meeting place where visitors share stories of immigration, travel, neighbourhoods and culture.

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(Museum)
The Canadian Stage Company

The Canadian Stage Company’s powerful 2009.10 Season features the best of Canadian and international theatre.

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(Performing Arts, Theatres)
Holocaust Education Centre

The Centre memorializes the 6 million Jews murdered during the Holocaust.

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(Museum)
ANGELWALK THEATRE

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(Comedy, Dinner Theatre, Drama, Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Kids & Teens, Music, Performing Arts, Studio, Theatres)
Mackenzie House Museum

Situated in downtown Toronto, Mackenzie House is a Greek Revival row-house, which was purchased by the community for William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor, and outspoken newspaper editor and leader of the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion.

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(Museum)
Black Creek Pioneer Village

Step into Canada's past and explore an authentically re-created 1860's Ontario country village.

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(Museum)
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir & Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

A place to discover, experience and enjoy the over 10,000 year old art, architecture and values of Indo-Canadian heritage.

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(Museum)
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir is Canada’s world-renowned large vocal ensemble.

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(Choir, Music)
Fort York National Historic Site

Visit the site of the 1813 Battle of York and the birthplace of modern Toronto.

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(Museum, Tourist Attractions)
 National Film Board of Canada, Mediatheque

The NFB Mediatheque is the ultimate window into Canadian culture in the heart of Toronto's entertainment district.

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(Museum)
Casa Loma

Visit Canada's Majestic Castle, Casa Loma and step back in time to a period of European elegance and splendour.

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(Museum)
York Museum

The museum collects and displays photographs and objects which represent the economic, political and social history of the former city of York from its early beginnings to the present day.

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(Museum)
Art Gallery of Ontario

With a permanent collection of more than 73,000 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is among the most distinguished art museums in North America.

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(Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Public Art Gallery)
MZTV Museum of Television

The MZTV Museum and Archive seeks to protect, preserve and promote the Receiving Instruments of Television History.

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(Museum)
The Gibson House Museum

Visit this elegant farmhouse built by the Gibson family in 1851 and discover the dramatic part members of the Gibson family played in Ontario's history.

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