On the Northern shore of Lake Ontario, lies Canada’s largest city, Toronto. It is the capital of the province of Ontario and is a major economic and cultural centre for the country. There are nearly 6 million people living in Toronto. This mega cosmopolitan city attracts people from all over the world. Neighbourhoods such as China Town, Greek Town and Little Italy are examples of its diversity. Being the 4th largest city in North America, Toronto is a blend of big skyscrapers, Beautiful waterfronts, Amazing shopping, multi-cuisine food and Vibrant Green spaces.
Toronto has many ways to get around the city. Public transport includes Bus, Subway and Red Street cars. Like many other major cities around the world, Toronto also has its eco-friendly bike program. With bike stations all around, it’s a fun way of getting around. The major attractions are very well connected. The CN Tower is the symbol of Toronto. At 457 metres, it gives a great view of Toronto. In fact, on a clear day, you may also be able to see the NiagaraFalls. It also has the world famous glass floor and a revolving restaurant at the 147th floor.
Besides the CN Tower, other attractions are Toronto Zoo, Hockey Hall of Fame, St. Lawrence market, Fort York National Historic Site, Allen Gardens, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Casa Loma and Harbour Front. After exploring the city, take a day long excursion to the Niagara Falls. It’s a 2 hour drive from Toronto. Also consider visiting the Toronto Islands. It’s a short ferry ride from Harbour Front.
As Toronto is a multicultural city, you will find cuisines from all over the world. Chinese, Italian, Greek and Indian food is the most famous, and you will find a flurry of these restaurants. People from all around the world have brought their cultural suitcases here. Hence, whether you are Asian, Australian, European, African or American; you’ll find your cuisine.
As one of the famous cities, Toronto also has great shopping. St. Lawrence Market is one of world’s best markets. Besides, shopping Malls and Arcades are all around the city with all major big brands of the world. Whether its Garments, electronics or Footwear, everything is here. Do shop for food items, especially from St. Lawrence Market.
Air Canada is the national carrier and has a wide network. It offers flights to the US, Europe and Asia from Toronto. Toronto is also one of the well served Airports in the world. All major carriers have flights to Toronto. Carriers having regular services to Toronto are British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, Etihad, Emirates, KLM and Air India. Travel between April and September, as winters are extremely cold and snowy.
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