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Canada: landmarks in Toronto

Canadian National Tower (CN Tower)

Address: CN Tower, Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Built back in the 1970s, the CN Tower was considered the tallest structure in the world until 2007. From a height of 553 meters, a breathtaking view opens up. The panorama stretches for many kilometers, including even the border territories of the United States. You will see a lot of interesting things if you rise on one of the high-speed elevators to the main observation deck.

black and purple tower during night time

Yonge-Dundas Square

Address: Yonge-Dundas Square, Dundas Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Dundas Square in Toronto is similar to Times Square in New York City. This is a great place to fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the city at night, from street performers to brightly lit billboards. There are many shopping malls and restaurants here. At the southwest corner of the square is the large Eaton Mall, where shoppers will find many popular brand stores.

cars on road

Ripley’s Aquarium

Address: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Ripley’s Canadian Aquarium in Toronto is a relatively new attraction on the city’s list of must-see places. In a short time since its opening, it has become very popular among residents and visitors of Toronto.

There are a total of 9 interesting galleries, which show more than 400 species of marine life. The aquarium is equipped with an underwater 97-meter glass tunnel – the longest in North America. It passes under the Dangerous Lagoon, where visitors can get a close look at some of the marine predators through glass, such as sharks, giant rays, and perches.

Distillery District

Address: The Distillery Historic District, Old Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

A trendy neighborhood in the city center that once housed wineries and breweries. Today, former industrial buildings of Victorian architecture are home to modern art galleries, restaurants, and concerts. Distillery District is considered a fashionable and prestigious area in Toronto. Locals and tourists alike spend their time here.

Royal Ontario Museum

Address: Royal Ontario Museum, Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The Royal Ontario Museum is considered the largest and most visited museum in Canada. It is also one of the largest in North America. Numerous galleries and exhibition halls display about 6 million exhibits. The richest collection of the museum is so diverse that everyone can find something interesting for themselves – wonderful spiders, a collection of dinosaurs, history, art and culture, and much more! The unusual architecture of the building deserves special attention. Mineral crystals served as the prototype for the design.

time lapse photography of cars on road during night time

Woodbine beach

Address: Woodbine Beach, Lake Shore Boulevard East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This beach is one of the favorite holiday destinations among the townspeople and tourists. Woodbine Beach is a large sandy beach that stretches for three kilometers along the rocky coastline of Lake Ontario. There is a boardwalk to access Ashbridge Bay, parks and woodlands, hiking trails, and dedicated beach areas for walking and bathing dogs. In summer, sports equipment rentals are open on the beach, and beach volleyball courts are open. In the fall, the beach turns into a wonderful stroll along Lake Ontario. There are many restaurants, bars, and shops in the Queen Street East area.

3D Toronto Sign at Nathan Phillips Square

Address: 3D Toronto Sign, Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

For the perfect Toronto souvenir photo, head north from Lake Ontario to Nathan Phillips Square on Queen Street West. This largest city square in Canada houses the old and new Toronto City Hall, as well as the famous symbolic sign of Toronto – the three-dimensional name of the city with colorful illumination.

Nathan Phillips Square is the most popular place in the city for both locals and tourists. Significant city events are often held here – thematic festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, fairs, and, of course, New Years’ celebrations.

Wonderland amusement park

Address: Canada’s Wonderland, Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughn, Ontario, Canada.

Wonderland is the largest and most interesting amusement park in Canada. It is approximately a 40-minute walk from downtown Toronto. Exciting roller coasters are waiting for you – some of them are among the world’s top 10 attractions in terms of height and speed.

For example, the Leviathan is the tallest attraction in Canada and the 9th tallest in the world! On the territory of the park, there is a go-kart, cinema, water park, and numerous restaurants, cafes, and souvenir kiosks. Wonderland is a perfect place to relax with the whole family.

Ontario Science Center

Address: Ontario Science Center, Don Mills Road, North York, Ontario, Canada.

The Science Center in Toronto is a fascinating science and technology museum to visit with your kids. Here you will find many modern interactive technical means, thanks to which you can touch the exhibits with your hands and take an active part in scientific experiments. The museum has a huge number of pavilions and exhibitions, where visitors can learn many interesting things about the discoveries of scientists in various fields of science and technology.

Also, the center has a planetarium and a climate-controlled rainforest zone where different types of plants are grown. One of the main attractions of the Ontario Science Center is the IMAX cinema. It has a 24-meter spherical screen and special seating for special effects when watching movies.

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