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Canada’s most populated city is a diverse cultural destination with world-class museums, concerts, family entertainment, sports venues and craft beers.

Visit a museum, taste aromatic craft beers, enjoy a festival, check out the music scene or explore Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands in this pleasant Canadian city.

Toronto has always been an international destination of choice. Settled by the British in the 18th century, it has attracted immigrants for years. Today, almost three million people represent 200 ethnic groups and speak over 130 languages and dialects. Experience the city’s multicultural diversity in the neighborhoods of Chinatown Toronto, Greektown, Kensington Market and Little Italy Toronto.

Many attractions are within reach of Toronto’s well-connected public transportation system. If you’d rather walk, follow the PATH Underground Shopping Mall: 17 miles (28 kilometers) of subterranean walkways and retail outlets in and around downtown Toronto.

Visit heritage buildings and cultural exhibits at Yorkville and the Distillery District. Relax in High Park and the Toronto Botanical Garden or dare walking the 1,168-feet (356-meters) high EdgeWalk around the outside of the CN Tower. Watch baseball and football matches at the Rogers Centre and take a photo with the Stanley Cup at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Enter the architecturally remarkable Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma and Art Gallery of Ontario to view local artifacts and international art. Browse the fashion stores at Toronto Eaton Centre or shop for fresh produce and curiosa at St. Lawrence Market. Toronto Zoo and Canada’s Wonderland are great for family days out.

Toronto’s winters are usually very cold and summers can sometimes be hot. Year-round, the Harbourfront Centre hosts cultural events, including the SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival and a Caribbean Carnival.

Make the 90-minute trip to Niagara Falls or travel along Yonge Street, one of the world’s longest roads, which stretches from Lake Ontario though the Canadian wilderness to Lake Simcoe.

Each year, 21 million people visit the city. Toronto’s International Airport receives direct flights from many countries. The city’s setting on Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes, combined with its diverse culture, explains why Toronto is so popular.

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Where to stay in Toronto

Downtown Toronto featuring a city, an administrative buidling and heritage architecture

Downtown Toronto

4.5/5Wonderful!(4,609 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 Osgoode Station or St Patrick Station to see more of the city.

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

Scarborough

3.5/5Good!(128 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 showing a garden

North York

3.5/5Good!(279 area reviews)

Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Downsview Park are top sights in North York, and you should be sure to explore the popular shops. Hop aboard the metro at Downsview Station or Wilson Station to see more sights in the area.

North York
Etobicoke featuring street scenes

Etobicoke

4/5Very Good!(840 area reviews)

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Etobicoke. If sightseeing is on the list, Sherway Gardens is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Kipling Station or Islington Station to see more of the area.

Etobicoke
CN Tower which includes general coastal views, a city and a high rise building

Toronto Entertainment District

If you're spending time in Toronto Entertainment District, you might enjoy attractions like CN Tower and Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. You might also enjoy the neighborhood's popular aquarium before hopping on the metro at St Andrew Station to see more of the city.

Toronto Entertainment District
Yorkville featuring a city, heritage architecture and an administrative buidling

Yorkville

4.5/5Wonderful!(141 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 Yonge Station to see more of the area.

Yorkville

Top Hotels in Toronto

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
3.5 out of 5
33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON
¥10,233
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7

This family-friendly Toronto hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto Eaton Centre, and Toronto ...

3.8/5Good! (18,028 reviews)

"Pool and gym was very help to my stay and enjoyment"…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
One King West Hotel & Residence
One King West Hotel & Residence
4 out of 5
1 King Street West, Toronto, ON
¥13,594
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7

Located in Financial District, this romantic hotel is steps from The Path and PATH Underground Shopping Mall. Hockey Hall of Fame and Sony Centre for the Performing ...

4.4/5Excellent! (12,459 reviews)

"The rooms felt very boutique-like - not just like any other hotel. The description matches what we got. The room was clean and bed was comfy. The historic photos around the hotel and vault in the basement were neat too!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

One King West Hotel & Residence
The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto
The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto
4 out of 5
1 Harbour Sq, Toronto, ON
¥14,862
per night
Mar 16 - Mar 17

This family-friendly Toronto hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Scotiabank Arena and Hockey Hall of Fame. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada ...

4.3/5Excellent! (4,993 reviews)

"I am not a fan of the “lemongrass smell” but that is literally just me. But every Westin has it and it’s potent in the lobby, your room is fine."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

Popular things to do in Toronto

CN Tower
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CN Tower

4.5/5(1,719 reviews)

Take the glass elevator to the lookout points on Toronto’s iconic landmark to enjoy views as far as Niagara Falls or have dinner in high style.

Toronto Eaton Centre
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Toronto Eaton Centre

4.5/5(1,299 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.

Scotiabank Arena
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Scotiabank Arena

4.5/5(562 reviews)

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

Canada's Wonderland
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Canada's Wonderland

4/5(278 reviews)

The highlight at this amusement park is the super-fast Leviathan ride, but there are 15 other roller coasters and more than 200 attractions to explore.

Rogers Centre
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Rogers Centre

4.5/5(659 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.

Casa Loma
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Casa Loma

4.5/5(529 reviews)

This romantic hilltop mansion is a true Toronto landmark with a classic interior that you may recognize from several blockbuster movies.

Top activities in Toronto

Toronto Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Free Harbour Cruise
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Toronto Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Free Harbour Cruise

84% of travellers recommend
¥3,955
Per adult
Toronto Hockey Hall of Fame Tickets
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Toronto Hockey Hall of Fame Tickets

92% of travellers recommend
¥1,657
Per adult
Niagara Falls Tour with Lunch from Toronto
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Niagara Falls Tour with Lunch from Toronto

92% of travellers recommend
¥10,355
Per adult
Guided Tour of Niagara Falls & Niagara-on-the-Lake with Wine tasting
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Guided Tour of Niagara Falls & Niagara-on-the-Lake with Wine tasting

90% of travellers recommend
¥8,834
Per adult
Plaza Premium Lounge at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
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Plaza Premium Lounge at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

¥4,653
Per adult
Ritz and Glamour Toronto - VIP Entertainment Tour
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Ritz and Glamour Toronto - VIP Entertainment Tour

¥20,210
Per adult

Reviews of Toronto

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
2503
5 - Excellent 56.27248201438849%
4 - Good
1584
4 - Good 35.611510791366904%
3 - Okay
295
3 - Okay 6.6321942446043165%
2 - Disappointing
46
2 - Disappointing 1.0341726618705036%
1 - Terrible
20
1 - Terrible 0.44964028776978415%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 25, 2020

The Bill Bishop airport is fantastic! Amsterdam Brewery was a great first stop!

2/5 - Disappointing

William

Feb 24, 2020

Found most people in Toronto to be unwelcoming and impolite; was really surprised by that. Was also really surprised by how aggressive drivers were with each other and pedestrians.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 22, 2020

Love visiting!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 22, 2020

Made a mistake nearest casino is woodbine. A very dirty casino

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 19, 2020

Friendly, cosmopolitan city. Walkable downtown. Outstanding dining options.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 19, 2020

great city,good attraction, Niagara falls is about 1.5 hours drive but it's worth it. CN tower is the best attraction. hotel Band Place was the worst part of the vacation, the photos of the hotel on the web is completely misleading

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