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Do & See
What Toronto is really about is its people. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the name “Toronto” comes from a Huron word meaning “Meeting Place.” That’s exactly what it is: a multicultural meeting place for more than 4.5 million people, home to people of more than 80 different nationalities, speaking some 100 languages. That multi-ethnic gathering has given the city an exciting and awesome energy. It has also created a place of wonderful neighborhoods, each with its own defining character and local color.
CN Tower

CN Tower

Standing 1,815 ft (553 m) high, Toronto’s landmark CN Tower is one of the world’s tallest buildings, a celebrated icon, an important telecommunications hub and the center of tourism in Toronto. About two million people visit the tower each year to take in the panoramic view and enjoy all its attractions. The tower has four lookout levels. On the first level, there is an outdoor observation deck with a spectacular glass floor that is somewhat higher. On the next level is an indoor observation deck and the Horizon’s café, offering light meals high in the sky. At the 1,150 ft (351 m) level is a revolving restaurant, which rotates once every 72 minutes, showing you a stunning view of the city below while you dine on the award-winning fare. Finally comes the top level, at a dizzying 1,465 ft (447 m), known as the Sky Pod. At the top of the CN Tower visitors stand on the world’s highest public observation deck.
Royal Ontario Museum

Royal Ontario Museum

No trip to Toronto is complete without a visit to the Royal Ontario Museum – Canada’s largest museum of world cultures and natural history located in the heart of downtown. The first thing that catches your eye as you enter this large and varied museum is the golden mosaic ceiling inside the main entrance. The ceiling is adorned with patterns and symbols representing cultures from around the world throughout the ages. The museum consists of three buildings housing more than 40 galleries of art, archaeology and science exhibits.
Distillery Historic District

Distillery Historic District

The brick-paved streets of this neighborhood have been designated a National heritage site, containing the finest collection of Victorian era industrial architecture in North America. The historic Distillery District in downtown Toronto is a development dedicated entirely to arts, culture and entertainment with a plethora of art galleries, restaurants, bars and live music venues. It is also a popular film location, and its numerous festivals and special events attract thousands of people every month.
Casa Loma

Casa Loma

Canada’s own castle, Casa Loma, is today owned by the City of Toronto and draws plenty of interest standing in medieval splendor on its hilltop site. Construction started in 1911, and it took 300 men nearly three years to complete the impressive Casa Loma. Inside, visitors can explore secret passageways, elaborately decorated rooms with authentic period furnishings or take in the breathtaking view of Toronto from one of the towers. While outside, it is possible to stroll through the beautiful five acre estate gardens.
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