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Toronto

Country: Canada            Language: English               Currency: Canadian Dollar (‎$)

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and the fourth-largest city in North America. It is very popular for music, movie and film production and has a plethora of museums, shops, and national historic sites. Visit the CN Tower for impressive views of the surrounding area, grab a beer at the Steam Whistle Brewery, visit the Hockey Hall of Fame and enjoy whatever festival might be on during your visit!

CTW Must See

Distillery Historic District

Toronto’s Distillery District is located east of downtown and contains many residential buildings, cafes, shops and restaurants. The forty heritage buildings take up 10 streets, making it the largest Victorian-era architectural block in North America. Visit the Distillery District to indulge in fine cuisine, enjoy craft cocktails, and wander through the shops along the brick-paved streets.

St. Lawerence Market

The St. Lawerence Market is a large public market where local vendors sell fresh produce. The market features a number of dining options making it a perfect lunch spot during your tour of the city.

Hockey Hall of Fame

Dedicated to the history of hockey, the Hockey Hall of Fame is a full of memorabilia and exhibits featuring some of your favorite hockey players and teams. You’ll also find the original Stanley Cup! 

CN Tower

The CN Tower is a huge communications and observation tower. It stands nearly 555 meters (1,815 ft) tall, and stood as the world’s tallest tower until 2009. The tower opened in 1976 and can be spotted 60 kilometers from downtown. It is lined with 1,330 LED lights helping it light up the Toronto skyline! A trip to the top of the CN Tower will reward you with sweeping views of Lake Ontario and the surrounding city. 

Old City Hall

When the City Hall was completed in 1899, it was one of the largest buildings in the city and the largest civic building in North America! It stood as the City Hall for nearly 70 years until the New City Hall was built. The building features a Romanesque Revival style of architecture with a tall clock tower.

The Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in downtown Toronto is one of the largest galleries in North America! The AGO holds the world’s largest collection of Canadian art, but also includes works by many famous European, Asian, African, and American artists.

Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum features art, natural history, and world culture. It contains over six million items throughout forty galleries. The ROM will allow you to observe an extensive collection of fossils, gems and minerals, textiles, and works by Canadian’s First People. 

Casa Loma

Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival castle that was completed in 1914. It stands seven floors tall, has five acres of gardens and an underground tunnel that connects various parts of the property. The property has been used as the set for numerous television shows and movies. You can tour the property, exploring its many acres, secret passageways, and beautiful gardens. 

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