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Outdoor adventure, music and arts festivals, cultural attractions and more evening entertainment than you can shake a stick at – Toronto's got it covered.

Perched on the shores of the mighty Lake Ontario, Toronto is one of the most popular destinations in Canada. Drawing an eclectic mix of 21 million visitors every year, the formerly British Town of York has come a long way from its humble colonial beginnings.

The city is a multicultural melting pot as the neighbourhoods of Little Italy, Chinatown and Little Portugal will testify. This blend of cultures enhances the diversity of entertainment available, with a wide range of performances and concerts taking place on a nightly basis. As well as the usual mix of top-class theatres, museums and art galleries, this cosmopolitan city is also bursting with trendy cafés, excellent restaurants, hip bars and hot night clubs. Also, the city hosts a number of fantastic art and music festivals throughout the year. So, whether you are into cultural jaunts or just want to kick back and enjoy a beer with a bohemian twist, Toronto has it covered.

Culture vultures: kill two birds with one stone by exploring the exhibitions housed in the architectural masterpiece that is the Royal Ontario Museum. Art lovers: schedule in an afternoon at the Art Gallery of Ontario and examine over 400,000 photographic prints as well as a fascinating selection of art and sculpture.

Toronto has plenty of attractions to keep the whole family entertained, from the enchanting and magical Casa Loma to the pioneering Toronto Zoo. And, of course, no trip to Toronto would be complete without visiting the biggest and best theme park in North America; Canada’s Wonderland is the perfect place for the whole family to let loose and have fun.

With the magnificent Canadian wilderness on its doorstep, Toronto is regarded as a gateway to nature so grab your gear and explore the stunning natural beauty of the Great Lakes and their surroundings. The city is also a fantastic springboard from which to explore neighbouring attractions. Hop in a car and drive to the spectacular Niagara Falls. At only an hour and a half up the road, this is the perfect opportunity to tick the famous falls off your bucket list.

There really is a huge amount to see and do in and around this amazing city so get organising your trip to Toronto now and you definitely won’t be disappointed.

Where to stay in Toronto

Downtown Toronto showing heritage architecture, a city and an administrative building

Downtown Toronto

4/5Very Good!(483 area reviews)

Known for its must-see aquarium and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Downtown Toronto. Check out top attractions like Royal Alexandra Theatre and Princess of Wales Theatre, and jump on the metro at Queen St West at Soho St Stop or Queen St West at John St Stop to see more of the city.

Downtown Toronto
Toronto Zoo showing rides and a playground as well as a large group of people

Scarborough

4/5Very Good!(5 area reviews)

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Scarborough. Spend some time visiting top spots like Toronto Zoo, and catch the metro at McCowan Station or Scarborough Centre Station to see more of the area.

Scarborough
Toronto Botanical Garden which includes a garden

North York

3.5/5Good!(15 area reviews)

Travellers love North York for its popular shops, and you can see more of Toronto by jumping on the metro at Sheppard West Station or Wilson Station. You might spend time checking out top sights like Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Downsview Park.

North York
Etobicoke which includes street scenes

Etobicoke

3.5/5Good!(44 area reviews)

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Etobicoke. Spend some time visiting top spots like Sherway Gardens, and catch the metro at Islington Station or Royal York Station to see more of the area.

Etobicoke
CN Tower which includes a sunset, central business district and general coastal views

Toronto Entertainment District

Travellers choose Toronto Entertainment District for its popular aquarium. Hop aboard the metro at King St West at John St East Side Stop or King St West at John St West Side Stop and check out top sights like CN Tower.

Toronto Entertainment District
Yorkville which includes heritage architecture, an administrative building and a city

Yorkville

4.5/5Wonderful!(4 area reviews)

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Yorkville. If sightseeing is on the list, Downtown Yonge is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Bay Station or Bloor-Yonge Station to see more of the area.

Yorkville

Top hotels in Toronto

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
One King West Hotel & Residence
One King West Hotel & Residence
4 out of 5
1 King Street West, Toronto, ON
The price is Rs9,559 per night

Located in Financial District, this romantic hotel is steps away from The Path and PATH Underground Shopping Mall. Hockey Hall of Fame and Meridian Hall are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (6,407 reviews)

"The bartender and bar staff in the lounge in the lobby were amazing super kind and helpful. All the staff were very polite and nice during my short stay. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Would definitely stay here and avians recommend to others."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

One King West Hotel & Residence
Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga
Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga
3 out of 5
6090 Dixie Rd, Mississauga, ON
The price is Rs4,158 per night

Located in Northeast Mississauga, this eco-friendly hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Red Rose Convention Centre, Apollo Convention Centre and Iceland Arena. ...

3.9/5Good! (968 reviews)

"It was a good experience. Though the covid scenario didnt make it perfect. But great room."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga
Novotel Toronto Centre
Novotel Toronto Centre
3.5 out of 5
45 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON
The price is Rs11,746 per night

Located in Downtown Toronto, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Hockey Hall of Fame and Scotiabank Arena. Toronto Eaton Centre and Ripley's ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,829 reviews)

"Location to Union Station was great. View, not one, from room was terrible- parking garage"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

Novotel Toronto Centre

Popular places to visit in Toronto

CN Tower
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CN Tower

4.5/5(179 reviews)

Easily the best view in town and some tasty bites to enjoy up top too.

Toronto Eaton Centre
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Toronto Eaton Centre

4.5/5(184 reviews)

Treat yourself to a shopping trip in the stores and boutiques of Toronto’s largest mall, which is housed under a striking glass ceiling.

Canada's Wonderland
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Canada's Wonderland

4/5(12 reviews)

A wonderland in every sense of the word, families of all sizes will enjoy the exciting array of rides on offer at this thrilling theme park.

Rogers Centre
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Rogers Centre

4.5/5(61 reviews)

Come to this multipurpose stadium to watch baseball matches and football games, listen to concerts of famous bands, see family shows or simply tour this central entertainment complex.

Scotiabank Arena
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Scotiabank Arena

4.5/5(41 reviews)

Catch an event at Scotiabank Arena during your trip to Old Toronto.Experience the fascinating museums and acclaimed theatre scene in this vibrant area.

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

4.5/5(93 reviews)

Make time to visit the sea creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and learn why this is a favourite attraction in Old Toronto. Visit the shops and top-notch restaurants in this vibrant area.

Reviews of Toronto

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 36.46723646723647%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 6.552706552706553%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

21 Mar 2020

Best place on the planet

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

4 Mar 2020

If you want to get around the city very easily we used Uber. Very convenient, quick and cheap. All cars and drivers clean and professional!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

12 Feb 2020

As a single visitor, l felt safe going out and felt really glad that l didn't need to have someone with me. Although it was really nice to have a good friend take me to see Niagra Falls. I will be returning.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

10 Feb 2020

A great city, plenty to see and do. Locals are very friendly and helpful. Transportation can be quite restrictive if parts of the Streetcar network are out of action but this is rare.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

4 Feb 2020

It's a great city, a whole series of interlocking neighbourhoods, all slightly different. Very walkable. Lots of unique entertainment, from the great old band venues like the Horseshoe, to lovely unique theatre venues,great cinema and in the summer,

5/5 - Excellent

PeterS

9 Jan 2020

I love this city. Best in North America. Been back many times.

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