Taking in Downtown Toronto on Your Next Canada Holiday

Toronto Eaton Centre

Are you undetermined as to where to take your next holiday? Have you considered Canada and specifically the City of Toronto? ?Downtown Toronto is known to be one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. In fact, it is said to be one of the world’s most culturally and ethnically diverse cities. There are many things to see and do in Toronto with the downtown area being one of them. Here are a few downtown attractions you can take in on your next Canada holiday.

Downtown Toronto Eaton Centre
Downtown Toronto Eaton Centre

Downtown Toronto

There are several museums and art galleries in Toronto. One of the larger ones is the Art Gallery of Ontario located at 317 Dundas Street West. It is noted for holding Canada’s largest art collection with over 80,000 prints, paintings, sculptures, and drawings. The works that compose this collection come from places such as Europe and Africa with many originating from the Baroque and Renaissance eras.

Momofuku Ramen Restaurant
Momofuku Noodle Bar in Toronto

Because this city is so ethnically diverse, there is no shortage of restaurants serving food from all over the world in downtown Toronto. You can find Indian, Italian, Asian, French, and many more types of cuisine to suit your tastes. For example, located close to the Art Gallery of Ontario is the Wah Sing Seafood Restaurant where you can get a 2-for-1 lobster special or an affordable price between $30 and $40.

Toronto is famous for its walking tours, both guided and self-guided. Walking tours can be found that will take you through many areas with downtown Toronto being one of them. One such self-guided tour is the Downtown Toronto Discovery Walk. This self-guided tour takes you through the heart of the downtown area where you will not only see the miraculous skyscrapers but also a myriad of parks hidden between the structures.

Toronto Walking Tours
Toronto Walking Tours

For those who like shopping, there is the Toronto Eaton Centre in the downtown area with over 230 retailers, service providers, and eateries. The mall itself is breathtaking with its towering glass galleria structure. It is also easy to get to being located next to the Dundas Station and Queens Station on the city’s subway.

Then there is more for those who love the theater and performing arts such as the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The Canadian Opera Company calls this center its home and it is built to achieve the highest acoustical quality imaginable. It was also built with ballet in mind and you can enjoy a variety of such performances as well.

These attractions merely scratch the surface of downtown Toronto. There is so much more to see and do here. Make plans to spend a few days enjoying downtown Toronto on your next holiday to Canada.


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