Discover the Best of Toronto
Posted by on 17 May 2022 , in North America
Toronto brims with energy and excitement. With iconic architecture, fascinating museums and galleries, enticing restaurants, exciting performing arts and nightlife, plus scores of attractions – this city is always on.
For the most spectacular views in Toronto head to the CN Tower’s Lookout Level to experience mind-blowing floor-to-ceiling panoramic window walls and glass floor and feel the breeze at 342m/ 1122ft above ground from the Outdoor Sky Terrace. The CN Tower is also home to the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk, The EdgeWalk, the most thrilling attraction in its history.
Immerse yourself in Toronto’s multicultural mix. Stroll around Greektown, Chinatown and many other welcoming neighbourhoods. Sample diverse cuisine from thousands of restaurants – or choose a culinary tour. Tour the historic St Lawrence Market to learn its storied past, meet butchers and cheesemongers or taste the bountiful fare. Explore Kensington Market, a heady blend of cultures seeping into and bursting out of the neighbourhood’s rich 19th century fabric. Catch perfect views of the skyline from a harbour cruise or ride the ferry to car-free Toronto Islands.
Explore Canadiana, plus discover world culture and natural history, in the Royal Ontario Museum, one of the largest museums in North America. Peruse the spectacular Art Gallery of Ontario, which houses more than 79,000 artworks, including an incredible collection of Canadian art. Set your soles down at the Bata Shoe Museum with more than 10,000 items – from Siberian reindeer boots to Elton John’s platform boots. Explore interactive attractions like the Ontario Science Centre and Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.
The landmark Toronto Eaton Centre, and the stylish Yorkdale Shopping Centre, are among the many shopping destinations. Couture reigns in Yorkville, while unique boutiques and galleries are to be found in the Victorian-era Distillery Historic District. Applaud the bright lights of ballet, opera, theatre and live music performances or get in the game at a professional sporting event.
Toronto is a walkable city and the key sightseeing points are easy to access using the network of subways, buses and streetcars.