Explore the Waters of the World at Ripley's
Aquarium of Canada. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto at the base of the
CN Tower, the aquarium is Toronto's newest must-see attraction for tourists and
locals of all ages.
Park consisting of four main islands and
containing trails, beaches and children's amusement rides.
Opened in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
showcases art, culture, and nature from around the globe and across the ages.
One of North America's most renowned cultural institutions, Canada's largest
museum is home to a world-class collection of more than six million objects and
specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces. As the country’s
preeminent field research institute and an international leader in new and
original findings in biodiversity, palaeontology, earth sciences, the visual
arts, material culture and archaeology, the ROM plays a vital role in advancing
our global understanding of the artistic, cultural and natural world. The
Renaissance ROM expansion project (2007) merged the iconic architectural
heritage of the original building with the Studio Daniel Libeskind-designed
Michael Lee-Chin Crystal. A distinctive new symbol of Toronto for the 21st
century, the Crystal marked the beginning of a new era for the ROM as the
country's premier cultural and social destination.
Located within walking distance of the CN Tower
and Rogers Center, Steam Whistle Brewing occupies Bays 1-24 within the old John
Street Roundhouse building, a designated National Historic Site that was
previously home to the Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotive repair
facility. Thousands of visitors visit this brewery every year to attend one
of the on-site events or take a tour of how the company brews its own Pilsner.
Once housing city hall, this Victorian building
is surrounded by other historically significant architectural gems.
The CN Tower is a National icon, engineering
Wonder, a Toronto must-see attraction and award winning dining and
entertainment destination. Rocket to the top aboard the Tower's glass fronted
and glass floor paneled elevators which take you to the top in only 58 seconds.
Take in spectacular views of up to 160km (100 miles) away from four observation
areas on three levels, including the LookOut, world famous Glass Floor with
outdoor SkyTerrace and the SkyPod, the highest of them all. Experience the
thrill of EdgeWalk at the CN Tower, the World's Highest Outdoor Walk on a
Building. Enjoy award-winning Canadian cuisine and breathtaking revolving views
at 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, family friendly fare at Horizons Toronto
celebrating the multicultural flavours of Toronto neighbourhoods, or grab and
go fare from Le Café. Plus, visual displays, KidZone play area and 8,000 square
feet of unique Canadian artisan and souvenir shopping in the Gift Shop. Don't
miss the architectural illumination of the CN Tower each night from dusk with
top of the hour light show.
With a collection of more than 90,000 works of
art, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the largest and most
distinguished art museums in North America. An international landmark, the AGO
is also one of Canada’s most innovative cultural destinations. Highlights of
the Gallery’s world-class collection include iconic Canadian and Inuit works,
along with European and contemporary art – all on view in a spectacular
building transformed by renowned Toronto-born architect Frank Gehry. After
spending time with the AGO’s vast collection, be sure to enjoy a meal or glass
of wine at the Gallery’s award-winning restaurant FRANK. Visit shopAGO for a
unique collection of artful gifts, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and beautiful art
The Ed Mirvish Theatre began its life in 1920
as a combination vaudeville and motion picture theatre in the Pantages theatre
circuit. With its original 3373 seats, it was the largest cinema in Canada and,
with its lavish interior - designed by the great theatre architect Thomas Lamb
- the most elegant. David Mirvish officially renamed the iconic building The Ed
Mirvish Theatre on December 6, 2011.
The Distillery District is an internationally
acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of vibrantly restored
Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s one of Ontario’s hottest tourist
attractions and home to live theatres, galleries, fashion, design and jewelry
boutiques, unique cafes and award-winning restaurants. It’s all completely
closed to traffic and just a few minutes walk from downtown Toronto.
Canada's majestic castle and Toronto’s premier
historic attraction. In 1911, Sir Henry Pellatt engaged noted architect E.J.
Lennox to help him realize a lifelong dream the creation of an Edwardian castle
on the top of a hill overlooking Toronto. It took 300 men nearly three years to
complete the nearly to 200,000 square foot castle at a cost $3,500,000 (at the
time). Situated on 5 acres, Casa Loma was the largest private residence in
Canada. Sir Henry Pellatt with his wife Lady Mary enjoyed Casa Loma for less
than ten years before financial misfortune forced him to abandon his home. The
tour of the castle is self-guided. Visitors can experience the castle at their
leisure with the aid of multimedia audio guides.
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