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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.
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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

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.
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Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo covers 710 acres (287 hectares) and is divided into ‘zoogeographic’ regions. It features four major tropical indoor pavilions and several smaller indoor viewing areas plus numerous outdoor exhibits with more than 6 miles (10 km) of walking trails. The zoo itself houses more than 5,000 animals and draws more than 1.2 million visitors each year.
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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.
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Casaloma

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 see the magnificently decorated suites, secret passages, and 800 ft (244 m) long tunnel. While outside, it is possible to stroll through the beautiful five acre estate gardens.
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The Islands

Just a 10-minute ferry ride will take you to Toronto’s tiny, quiet interconnected islands. The boat ride makes a mini cruise, rewarding you with fresh breezes and great views of the city skyline. The islands are a perfect place for a picnic. Centre Island has a kids’ amusement area, boardwalk and bike rentals. Ward’s Island offers perfect strolling among its leafy streets and quaint cottage-like houses. Hanlon’s Point is a nudist beach.
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Niagara Falls

Straddling the Canadian-United States border, and situated between the province of Ontario and the US state of New York, the gorgeous Niagara Falls attract about 12 million tourists a year and make a spectacular days outing from Toronto. Did you know that the Niagara River has been flowing for about 12,000 years? The river plunges over a cliff of dolostone and shale to make it the second largest waterfall on earth after the Victoria Falls in southern Africa.
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