One of the largest, most beautiful, and cleanest metropolitan cities in Canada is Toronto. Composed of a mixture of different nationalities yet each retaining their individuality as can be seen in the communities of Toronto like Little Italy and China town. Here’s some of the top tourist spots you must visit.
Not exactly in Toronto but within a 1 and a half hour trip, is the captivating Niagra Falls water fall. Watch as 750,000 gallons of water a second fall of its edges. At one particular location known as Table Rock, you’ll be within a meter of the rushing water. If you desire, you can take a helicopter ride above.
Capture the Toronto sky line with views from the CN Tower in its Sky Pod. It has a very classy restaurant that rotates and allows you to take in the entire skyline while you dine. This 36 year old tower is no longer the highest tower in the world but still gives a great view.
Toronto Island (Centre island)
Enjoy a lake side get away from the downtown Toronto scene. Toronto Island has Centreville Amusement Park, plus a nudist beach, bike rentals, a few historic landmarks,a puppet theatre and sea bird sactuary. It’s also a great place to picnic or sunbathe, and take in a superb skyline view.
Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum is a great museum of history and culture, featuring everything from dinosaur fossils to artifacts and treasures from ancient peoples as well as science exhibits.The exhibitions and galleries, both permanent and temporary, always offer to visitors an amazing cross-section of art, history, nature, and science.The museum, incorporates the stunning ‘Stair of Wonders’, a dramatic curving sculptural staircase that rises through a glass ceiling from the second to fifth floors and must be truly experienced.
Enjoy the mansion of Casa Loma, one man’s dream to build the palace of his life.Built by wealthy Toronto businessman,Sir Henry Pellatt, in the early 1900s, Casa Loma similar to Hearst Castle in California, represents one man’s architectural dream. Explore Casa Loma’s elegant suites, secret passages and underground tunnels; there are also screenings of a documentary about Pellatt.
Dazzle your shopping senses with a stroll through Eaton Center. This bright, airy shopping mall is located in the heart of Toronto’s downtown and houses more than 250 stores. The stores appeal to all including the budget conscious.More than just a place to shop, the four-level, glass domed Eaton Centre is of architectural interest. You can place this one on a similar level of popularity as the CN Tower.
Visit the past victorian days of Toronto with a visit to the Distillery district located in downtown Toronto. Check out the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, home to Soulpepper Theatre Company. Keep your strength up on your 19th century tour by visiting the Brickstreet Bakery for pies and pastries and SOMA (cheering chocolate). This pedestrian-only village is set amidst fabulous heritage architecture and is devoted to promoting arts and culture. The area also features a wellness centre, plenty of cafés, restaurants and pubs.