Toronto (pronounced “Tuh-ron-no” by Canadians) is the largest city in Canada, and the capital city of the province of Ontario. With a population of roughly 3 million, the city is part of a zone called the Greater Toronto Area, or GTA for short, whichMoreToronto (pronounced “Tuh-ron-no” by Canadians) is the largest city in Canada, and the capital city of the province of Ontario. With a population of roughly 3 million, the city is part of a zone called the Greater Toronto Area, or GTA for short, which itself is home to over 6 million people.Known as the New York of Canada, Toronto is a hotbed for culture, art and entertainment.
Like its American counterpart, Toronto offers a fast-paced, bustling lifestyle where business moguls shake hands and can be seen scurrying from meeting to meeting. For the tourist, the atmosphere can be mesmerizing.The city has gained notoriety the world over in recent years as one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities on the planet, and rightfully so. Unlike its cousin, Toronto is not a melting pot- rather, it is a majestic mosaic of cultures from all over the globe, where each puzzle piece fits perfectly alongside the others.You can expect anything and everything from a city like Toronto.
Thanks to its diversity, there is something for everyone. There are various music festivals, beaches, parks, sports venues, museums and a myriad of restaurants, bars and nightclubs to choose from. Whether you’re staying for a just few days or a year, there is never enough time to fully experience all that Toronto has to offer, so soak up as much of the excitement as you can while you’re here.Table of Contents:Introduction to TorontoOverviewCultureLocation & OrientationClimate & When To VisitSightseeing HighlightsCN TowerCasa LomaHockey Hall of FameYonge-Dundas SquareNathan Phillips SquareAir Canada CentreRoger’s CentreFort YorkMuseumsRoyal Ontario MuseumOntario Science CentreArt Gallery of TorontoMuseum of Contemporary Canadian ArtParks & Other AttractionsToronto IslandsCanada’s WonderlandToronto ZooOntario PlaceRecommendations for the Budget TravelerPlaces to StayAlexandra HotelRamada Plaza Downtown TorontoGlen Grove Suites & Condominium Residences – The Maple LeafKnights Inn TorontoPlaces to Eat & DrinkGrand ElectricFive Guys Burgers and FriesGUUSneaky Dee’sNazarethChurch Aperitivo BarPlaces to ShopThe Toronto Eaton CentreKensington MarketSt.
Lawrence MarketYonge Street