Sights & Attractions in Toronto

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Name Category Location
 
Art Gallery of Ontario
The AGO is hard to miss: the monumental glass and titanium facade...
Museums / Galleries Chinatown
 
Bata Shoe Museum
Created by Sonja Bata, wife of the founder of the Bata Shoe Company...
Museums / Galleries The Annex
 
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Less than a half-hour drive from downtown is a rural, mid-19th-century...
Museum Village Outlying Suburbs
 
Campbell House
The Georgian mansion of Sir William Campbell, the sixth chief...
Museums / Galleries Queen West
 
Canada's Wonderland
Yogi Bear, Fred Flintstone, and Scooby Doo are part of Canada's...
Amusement Parks Outlying Suburbs
 
Casa Loma
A European-style castle, Casa Loma was commissioned by Sir Henry...
Houses / Mansions The Annex
 
City Hall
Toronto's modern city hall resulted from a 1958 international...
Government Buildings Queen West
 
CN Tower
The tallest freestanding tower in the Western Hemisphere, this...
Observatories / Planetariums Harbourfront
 
Design Exchange
A delightful example of streamlined moderne design (a later and...
Museums / Galleries The Financial District
 
Dundas Square
A public square surrounded by oversize billboards and explosive...
Squares Dundas Square Area
 
Eaton Centre
The 3-million-square-foot Eaton Centre shopping mall has been...
Stores / Malls Dundas Square Area
 
Flatiron Building
One of several wedge-shape buildings scattered all over North...
Architectural Sites Old Town
 
Fort York
The most historic site in Toronto is a must for anyone interested...
Military Sites Harbourfront
 
George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art
This collection of rare ceramics includes 17th-century English...
Museums / Galleries Yorkville
 
Harbourfront Centre
Stretching from just west of York Street to Spadina Avenue, this...
Stores / Malls Harbourfront
 
Hart House
A neo-Gothic student center built in 1911–19, Hart House represents...
Educational Institutions Queen's Park
 
High Park
One of North America's loveliest parks, High Park (at one time...
Parks Bloor West Village
 
Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum
Even if you're not a hockey fan, it's worth a trip here to see...
Museums / Galleries The Financial District
 
Kortright Centre for Conservation
Only 15 minutes north of the city, this delightful conservation...
Nature Preserves Outlying Suburbs
 
Lillian H. Smith Branch of the Toronto Public Library
Honoring the memory of the city's first children's librarian...
Libraries Queen's Park
 
Mackenzie House
Once home to journalist William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first...
Museums / Galleries Dundas Square Area
 
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
On 100 acres of lovely woodland in Kleinburg, 30 km (19 miles)...
Museums / Galleries Outlying Suburbs
 
Old City Hall
Opened in 1899, and used until 1965 when "new" City Hall was...
Government Buildings Queen West
 
Ontario Legislative Building
Like City Hall, this home to the provincial parliament was the...
Government Buildings Queen's Park
 
Ontario Science Centre
It has been called a museum of the 21st century, but it's much...
Museums / Galleries North Toronto
 
PATH
This subterranean universe emerged in the mid-1960s partly to...
Pedestrian Malls The Financial District
 
Rogers Centre
One of Toronto's most famous landmarks, the Rogers Centre is...
Sports Venues Harbourfront
 
Royal Ontario Museum
Since its inception in 1914, the ROM, Canada's largest museum...
Museums / Galleries Yorkville
 
Spadina Avenue
Spadina (pronounced "Spa-dye-nah"), running from the lakeshore...
Neighborhoods / Streets Chinatown
 
St. James Cathedral
Even if bank towers dwarf it now, this Anglican church with noble...
Religious Sites Old Town
 
St. Lawrence Hall
Erected on the site of the area's first public meeting space...
Arts / Performance Venues Old Town
 
St. Lawrence Market
Both a lovely landmark and an excellent place to sample Canadian...
Stores / Malls Old Town
 
Textile Museum of Canada
Ten galleries showcase over 12,000 cultural artifacts—men's costumes...
Museums / Galleries Dundas Square Area
 
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Early writing artifacts such as a Babylonian cuneiform tablet...
Libraries Queen's Park
 
TIFF Bell Lightbox
A five-story architectural masterpiece in the city's center...
Arts / Performance Venues Entertainment District
 
Tommy Thompson Park
This park comprises a peninsula that juts 5 km (3 miles) into...
Parks Leslieville
 
Toronto Botanical Garden and Edwards Gardens
The beautiful 17 contemporary botanical garden areas and adjacent...
Gardens / Arboretums North Toronto
 
Toronto Islands
These eight narrow, tree-lined islands, plus more than a dozen...
Islands Harbourfront
 
Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre
A replica of a 19th-century police station, a collection of firearms...
Museums / Galleries Dundas Square Area
 
Toronto Reference Library
Designed by one of Canada's most admired architects, Raymond...
Libraries Yorkville
 
Toronto Zoo
With its varied terrain, from river valley to dense forest, the...
Zoos / Aquariums Outlying Suburbs
 
Toronto's First Post Office
Dating from 1833, this small working post office continues to...
Government Buildings Old Town
 
Toronto-Dominion Centre
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a virtuoso of modern architecture...
Architectural Sites, Financial Institutions The Financial District
 
Union Station
Historian Pierre Berton wrote that the planning of Union Station...
Transportation Sites The Financial District
 
University of Toronto
Almost a city unto itself, U of T has a staff and student population...
Architectural Sites Queen's Park
 
Wild Water Kingdom
The largest park of its kind in Canada, Wild Water Kingdom has...
Amusement Parks Outlying Suburbs
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