It is Canada’s largest city and one of the world’s most multicultural places, and that is almost reason enough to consider visiting Toronto. Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, is a major Canadian city known for its soaring skyscrapers and iconic CN tower. It is also known to have wide green spaces that make it a very fresh feeling city.
Toronto’s Art Scene:
Toronto is full of surprises and has a lot to offer when it comes to the arts. There are plenty of art museums, one of which is the well-known Art Gallery of Ontario. Another major museum you can find in the city is the Royal Ontario Museum, a must-visit if you want to know more about the city and its culture. There are also lots of smaller art galleries located in popular districts such as Ossington, Queen East, Queen West and the popular Distillery District. Nuit Blanche is an all-nighter of art festivals that showcases anything and everything about the arts till dawn. Such a unique experience!
Toronto’s Film Scene:
The city holds the Toronto International Film Festival every September. The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the most important award giving bodies in the world next to the Cannes Film Festival. According to an article, for the past 40 years of TIFF’s existence, the city fills with film buffs and the world’s top celebrities, bringing a buzz to Toronto like no other. TIFF starts the Thursday night after Labour Day (or the first Monday in September) and runs for 11 days.
Want to have some fresh air and a great view? Toronto Island is for you!
Toronto Island offers free outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, running and picnicking, as well as sandy beaches, and the unexpected Ward’s Island residential community to explore. If you want to visit the island, it is just a short ferry ride away from the city. The island may be near the city but it offers a peaceful environment and from here, you also get a view of the Toronto skyline and beautiful sunsets.
Looking for some exciting activities? EdgeWalk is for you!
Have you heard of “THE EDGEWALK”? This might excite you. EdgeWalk is the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk located at the top of the CN tower. Yes, you read that right, you will be walking at the edge of a building hands-free. The EdgeWalk is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, and it is indeed a place every person who visit Toronto should visit and experience. While doing the EdgeWalk, you will have a wonderful view of the whole city, including the beautiful Lake Ontario.
Food and shopping? They all have it!
Toronto is known to offer many international designers and brands. If you are looking for luxurious items such as bags, clothes, shoes and many others, you can surely find it here. If you do not want to break your budget shopping, the city also has lots to offer when it comes to affordable shopping, which is also easy to come by. Food? As a multicultural city, you can expect that there are lots of dining options to choose from! From various Asian, Mediterranean, Western and other cuisines, you can definitely find something tantalizing.
Place to stay? No worries!
As there are millions of people who visit this wonderful city of Toronto, and the city is always ready to house their visitors throughout the year. There are lots of accommodations you can find in the city, from 5 star hotels to affordable apartments; you will definitely find a place to stay. If you are travelling in large group or with family, you could also consider a furnished accommodation, which could be just as comfortable as home. Furnished accommodations may be a studio type, 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms or 3 bedrooms depending on how many are in the group. Furnished accommodation in Toronto are becoming more and more popular as there are lots of visitors who prefer to stay in this kind of accommodation for the increased space, amenities and the price.