Take a tour of Toronto’s top attractions

There's so much to do and see in Toronto that the list could be endless. But, like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame de Paris, and the Statue of Liberty and Central Park in NYC, there are a few attractions in Toronto that every tourist should visit. If you don't know them already, here's a checklist of the top attractions in the six for you to explore.

Casa Loma

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1 Austin Terr, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8

This massive Gothic Revival home took 300 work-men three years to build. Tour the house, walk around the lovely gardens and take in a breathtaking panorama of the city. While here, visit Spadina House, just a few steps away, and see how Torontonians lived in the 1920s and ’30s.

CN Tower

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301 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6

A marvel of civil engineering, the CN tower is the best place to view the city of Toronto and its environs. The brave will delight in a walk on the glass floor 342 metres (1,122 feet) above the ground. Have a gourmet meal at the revolving 360 Restaurant and enjoy the changing view as you eat.

The Ontario Science Centre

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770 Don Mills Rd, North York, ON M3C 1T3

Interactive exhibits with something for every inquisitive mind. Adults and children can spend hours experimenting and learning at the Ontario Science Centre. Check out the changing special exhibits and see a show in the giant Omnimax Theatre.

ShopAGO

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317 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 1G4

With a huge collection of Canadian and European art and a special collection of the work of Henry Moore, the AGO is a hub of art activity. Check out the changing exhibitions and events. Take a guided tour or participate in family activities, art courses and workshops.

Hockey Hall of Fame

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181 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5J 2T3

See the Stanley Cup and memorabilia of Canada’s most popular sport. Interactive activities include playing against the greatest goalies and shooters, and calling the play-by-play of historic goals.

Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art

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111 Queens Pk, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

For everything to do with modern and historic pottery and porcelain, visit the Gardiner Museum. Just across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum, the Gardiner has special exhibitions, tours and lectures, along with classes for children and adults.

For the professional shooter or for those disposable cameras you have kicking around from WayHome, these film processing and developing shops in Toronto have you covered from east to west, for amateurs and professionals alike. [Image credit: iStock.com/ChamilleWhite]
No doubt about it, life in the city can be a little stressful, and seasoned Toronto-ites know well the value of having a few go-to places to really unwind. Whether it’s floating your cares away in solitary splendour or getting a celebrity-style hair treatment, these 10 spots to get pampered and primped will help you shed the hustle and bustle of your week and just relax. [Image credit: iStock.com/PeopleImages]
Dine above the city lights or express your love with paint and canvas. You’ll never run out of ideas on date night in Toronto's west end. Indoor or out, bar or restaurant, upscale or delightfully down-home, you choose the mood and make the moment your own. This side of the city is rich in couples fun and romance. [Image credit: iStock.com/BraunS]
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