Located 15 minutes from downtown Toronto, the Aga Khan Museum features a wide range of spaces, including a 335-seat auditorium, a room inspired by a Persian salon, a collections gallery, and a courtyard enclosed by glass and paved with geometric-patterned stonework.
Black Creek is a working village, typical of those established in south central Ontario between the 1790s and the 1860s. Escape the modern world, and experience Ontario’s rich rural heritage. Black Creek is a working village, typical of those established in south central Ontario between the 1790s and the 1860s.
Welcome to Evergreen Brick Works. A place where the world can experience sustainable practices that enable flourishing cities of the future. Connecting citizens, business, academia and government to turn what-ifs into how-tos that will shape our cities for the better.
Edwards Gardens Edwards Gardens sits adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the valley. On the upper level of the valley there is also a lovely arboretum beside the children’s Teaching Garden.
Fort York National Historic Site. Canada's largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings and 1813 battle site. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Fort York is open year-round and offers tours, exhibits, period settings, and seasonal demonstrations.
The clothing-optional beach at Hanlan's Point, on the westernmost shore of the Toronto Islands, is easily my favourite beach in the Toronto area. It's a broad white-sand beach open to Lake Ontario with the skyline of Etobicoke and points west beyond, the city of Toronto safely hidden behind the dunes and trees.
The Humber River (French: Rivière Humber) is a river in Southern Ontario, Canada. It is in the Great Lakes Basin, is a tributary of Lake Ontario and is one of two major rivers on either side of the city of Toronto, the other being the Don River to the east. It was designated a Canadian Heritage River on September 24, 1999.
Nathan Phillips Square is a vibrant, active space in the heart of the City. Every year, over 1.5 million visitors attend a variety of community and special events hosted at the Square, such as the Cavalcade of Lights, New Year’s Celebrations, Remembrance Day Celebrations, concerts and more.
Queen Street was the cartographical baseline for the original east-west avenues of Toronto's grid pattern of major streets. The western end of Queen (sometimes simply referred to as "Queen West") is now best known as a centre for Canadian broadcasting, music, fashion, performance, and the visual arts.
Queen's Park is an urban park in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Opened in 1860 by Edward, Prince of Wales, it was named in honour of Queen Victoria. The park is the site of the Ontario Legislative Building, which houses the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, and the phrase "Queen's Park" is regularly used as a metonym for the Government of Ontario.
Rogers Centre, originally named SkyDome, is a multi-purpose stadium in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated just southwest of the CN Tower near the northern shore of Lake Ontario. Opened in 1989 on the former Railway Lands, it is home to the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).
A rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working farms in the Greater Toronto Area, Carolinian ecosystems, Toronto’s only campground, one of the region’s largest marshes, unspoiled beaches, amazing hiking opportunities, and human history dating back over 10,000 years, including some of Canada's oldest known Indigenous sites.
Roundhouse Park was created in 1997 on top of the southern expansion of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Encompassing some of the most valuable real estate in Canada, the park once saw little public use other than as a pedestrian shortcut between the Skydome and Lakeshore Boulevard.
About Scarborough Bluffs. Bluffs stretch for about 15 km along the Lake Ontario shore, from the Eastern Beaches of Toronto in the west, to East Point Park in the east. The Scarborough Bluffs are a significant geological feature resulting from the accumulation of sedimentary deposits over 12,000 years ago.
Until October 6, 2018, take the bus to the beach on the weekends and holidays. Visit Bluffer’s Park and Beach for more information. Centre Island Beach: Open. Take the ferry to get to Centre Island. Facilities: concessions/snack bar; bike rental; showers; change room; Accessibility: A beach wheelchair can be rented for free at the Centre Island First Aid Station.
With a striking glass galleria and iconic "Flight Stop" geese, CF Toronto Eaton Centre is a celebrated Canadian landmark. Home to over 250+ best-in-class retailers, restaurants and services in the heart of downtown, TEC is the city’s premier urban shopping location.
Did you know that approximately 300,000 visitors pass through Union Station every day? We are Canada’s busiest transport facility (yes, even busier than Pearson). To keep up with our growth, Union, one of Canada’s most iconic heritage buildings, is being restored.
Yonge Street was formerly a part of Highway 11, which led to claims that Yonge Street was the longest street in the world. Running from the shores of Lake Ontario, through central and northern Ontario to the Ontario-Minnesota border at Rainy River, together they were over 1,896 kilometres (1,178 mi) long.