Toronto Travel Guide
Recognized by the United Nations as the most ethnically diverse city in the world, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. Located on the north-western shore of Lake Ontario, it is the economic and cultural capital of the country. This multi-cultural, cosmopolitan city has much to offer visitors looking for a diverse mix of activities.
The tallest free standing structure in the world, the CN Tower stands at 553 meters and offers visitors vast views of the city from its world renowned, revolving restaurant. Less stomach-churning attractions include the vibrant Greektown and Chinatown districts where you will be hard pushed to decide where to eat. More culinary delights can be found at Kensington Market, a multicultural mix of shops selling a range of products from Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East and South America.
Toronto has a rich culture of theater and performing arts, with the Distillery district being a pedestrian village and a center for entertainment and festivals. More lively fun and rides can be had at Harbourfront’s Ontario Place and at Toronto Island’s Centreville. For an educational visit, the Royal Ontario Museum or the Ontario Science Centre with impress you with their interactive exhibits.
Bata Shoe Museum: with nearly 10,000 pairs of shoes, this museum hosts an outstanding collection of footwear spanning a time frame of 4,500 years.
Toronto Island: a short ferry ride from the city, this large area of parkland is great for a day of relaxation or an adventure packed trip to Centreville Amusement Park.
Casa Loma: a historic mansion worth a visit for its romantic old world charm, magnificent gardens and grandiose design.
Chinatown: the second largest Chinatown in North America offers shopping bargains as well as an array of restaurants serving a range of Asian cuisines.
Hockey Hall of Fame: whether you are a hockey fan or not, you will find everything you need to know about Canada’s number one sport here.
Yorkville: with its alluring Victorian architecture, this charming neighborhood is home to a range of chic restaurants, art galleries and boutiques.
Toronto Zoo: one of the largest zoos in the world is home to over 5,000 animals and offers interactive education and conservation activities.
CN Tower: take a high-speed glass elevator up the world’s tallest free standing building and test your nerves by standing on the glass observation floor.