Toronto, Canada’s largest city and the capital of Ontario, is known for its wide diversity. There are many different nationalities living in the city, and it was named as one of the most livable cities in the world. If you are planning to visit Toronto, you will surely love it here. There are lots of tourist attractions to visit, great museums and galleries to see, exciting activities such as shopping and dining and many other unique experiences. The city also holds claim to the popular CN Tower, one of the most visited attractions in the city and it is their famous landmark. If you prefer a more relaxing environment for your trips or to do some outdoor activities, Toronto Island is just a short ferry ride way. Toronto also offers a colorful Entertainment District, where you can watch the latest musicals and other performing arts, and also the historic Distillery District which you will surely enjoy. Going around the city is so easy because of their great public transportation; most of the attractions are just a stone throw away from each other so getting around is never that difficult. The city has a subway system to cover longer distances in no time.
To name some of the places you must visit in Toronto, here is the short list:
THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM
The Royal Ontario Museum, also known as ROM, is one of Canada’s best museums and is known all over the world as it houses great collections and also features major exhibits from around the globe.
Just adjacent to the popular CN Tower, the Rogers Centre is a massive domed sports arena with an eye catching design. It was completed on the year 1989 as Toronto’s answer to the Olympic Stadium built in Montreal. The Rogers Centre can accommodate thousands of people and is a venue for big sports events such as baseball and football in particular. Many big concerts have been held here as well.
ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO
The popular Art Gallery of Ontario is known for its unique looking modern design and it is located at the west side of the city center. A whole series of temporary exhibitions are mounted throughout the year by this exceptionally well endowed gallery. Highlights include the collections of Canadian, African and Oceanic, and European art. The AGO also houses collections of Canadian art.
Casa Loma is an extraordinary building reminiscent of a medieval castle. It was built and constructed originally for Sir Henry Pellatt, who was an eccentric Canadian multi-millionaire and was among the first to recognize and exploit the money-making potential of Niagara Falls. There are close to a hundred rooms, which includes over 30 bathrooms. The building is now a museum open to tourists.
THE TORONTO ZOO
If you are an animal lover, you will surely love this place. The Toronto Zoo is home to several thousands of animals. Do you love pandas? One of the major attractions at the Toronto Zoo is the panda exhibit that opened in 2013. The Zoo is divided into several sections, each representing different regions of the globe. The North American section is unique with its spacious grizzly bear enclosure, vast bison park, and impressive polarium. Some of the other highlights at the Toronto Zoo include the African Savanna and Great Barrier Reef exhibits.
There are many more great places to visit in Toronto, and this list is just a small taste. If you are curious about Toronto, now the best time to visit. Looking for accommodations? Toronto has some of the best accommodations. If you are looking for a more relaxed, comfortable and spacious place to stay, you might want to try the luxury rentals. Luxury rentals can help you be the most comfortable, least stressed, and all in all provide the best experience while you enjoy this beautiful city.