Toronto Off The Beaten Path

  • Don Valley Brickworks
    by Paul2001
  • Don Valley Brickworks
    by Paul2001
  • The path to the Brick Works
    The path to the Brick Works
    by Paul2001

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Toronto

  • 1. Outside Greater Toronto area

    In VT the 1000 Islands are referred as an US attraction, and I believe they should be. But the fact is that they follow the border between USA and Canada, in St. Lawrence river, occupying both sides...

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  • 2. Parks & Gardens

    In the midst of 'The Beaches' commercial heart, on Queen Street East, a small park stands on the north side of the main road, between Glen Manor Drive & MaClean Avenue. It is called the Glen Stewart...

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  • 3. Churches & Cathedrals

    The Bloor Street United Church is remarkable mainly because it is an old building among otherwise ugly modern structures that belong to the University of Toronto or are apartment buildings. The Church...

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  • 4. Kensington Market

    Kensington Market is a lybrinthe of small markets just west of Chinatown. From butcher shops to vintage clothing, the market has it all. It is a diverse multi-cultural area with exotic tastes, feels,...

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  • 5. The Beaches

    The Beaches is a very nice area to VISIT but if you are here for a long time and get to know the homeowners, you will be surprised how most of them are classless. I am pertaining particularly to an...

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  • 6. Sculptures / Street Art

    If you like graffiti and street art, Rush Lane is a good place to start. It runs parallel on Spadina Avenue to Portland Street, located between Queen and Richmond Streets. There are actually more...

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  • 7. Toronto Islands

    If you go to Toronto you have to visit Toronto Islands - the views you get of Toronto are absolutely fabulous! The islands themselves are beautiful - quaint we would say in the UK! - it feels safe,...

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  • 8. Harbourfront & Toronto Islands

    In the heart of Toronto's waterfront Former industrial spit, now wildlife regeneration & conservation area ... It is a very beautiful area, though it may seem uninviting to tourists! (There is no...

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  • 9. Financial District & Underground City

    Okay it is nothing compared to the Flatiron Building in New York. In fact I have no idea why they call it the "Flatiron Building" in the first place. I always assumed because of its triangular shape...

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  • 10. Niagara Falls

    I can only suggest to the visitors of Niagara falls to forget a little bit the traditionnal Maid of the Mist seen on so many movies. Take the whirpooljetboat at Niagara on The Lake on the Canadian...

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  • 11. Chinatown

    The Mississauga Chinese Centre is one of the suburban Chinatowns in Toronto. It is located on Dundas Street near Tomken Road. One of the things you will immediately notice when you come here is the...

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  • 12. Casa Loma

    Many years ago, I was driving to a meeting and got lost. While navigating the streets, I was stunned to suddenly see a spectacular castle. The reason why I was so stunned was because I had not heard...

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  • 13. Mount Pleasant Cemetary

    This cemetery is comparable to a nice, quiet park, in that is has lots of walking/jogging/biking paths, not too much traffic, and some interesting momuments and structures that pay homage to Toronto's...

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  • 14. Honest Ed's

    Honest Ed's is on the corner of Bloor St. West and Ossington Ave. It has Lights on the outside with little sayings under the HUGE Honest Ed's sign. There are 3 floors (each have different items, from...

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  • 15. Toronto Zoo

    The Metro Toronto Zoo is the world's 3rd largest zoo features more than 5,000 animals in their natural environment Meadowvale Road north of hwy 401 2011 - Admission (access to all pavilions,...

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  • 16. Black Creek Pioneer village

    A reconstruction of Toronto's pioneer history. It is a complete reconstruction of life for the first British subjects who lived in Toronto. Though interesting, I am sure glad I don't live in that...

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  • 17. Art Musea / galleries

    The Power Plant is an art gallery dedicated to contemporary art located along Toronto's Harbourfront. The building began it's life in 1926 as a plant for heating and refrigeration. In 1980 it was...

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  • 18. Don Valley Brickworks

    The Don Valley Brickworks is a large industrial development and quarry that was founded in 1889 by William and George Taylor. The bricks created here were used for many of Toronto's major...

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  • 19. Bata Shoe Museum

    The Bata Shoe museum facinated me when I went there on a school field trip last year. It was so interesting to see all the different shoes commonly used in different cultures for weddings, not only...

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  • 20. Entertainment district

    One of the most impressive works of early 20th century architecture in Toronto is the North tower in Commerce Court, otherwise known as Commerce Court North. It was built in 1931 as the headquarters...

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  • 21. Canada's Wonderland

    I love Wonderland, I come here at least once a year. It's not quite as big as Disneyworld yet, but every year they have a new ride or attraction.There are plenty of scarier rides like the Skyflyer...

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  • 22. Ontario Place

    Having just come back from getting screwed over at Niagara Falls' Marine Land, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Ontario Place probably has the best entertainment value for your dollar that...

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  • 23. Cabbagetown

    Cabbagetown is recognized as the largest continuous area of preserved Victorian era housing in N. America, and is a much admired heritage destination for visitors alike. It is located in the East...

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  • 24. City Hall & Nathan Phillips Square

    On the north side of Queen Street, just west of Yonge, is a beautiful complex. I am reffering to Nathan Phillips Square. This beautiful square in the heart of the city, is home to many exhibitions,...

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  • 25. Hockey Hall of Fame

    Canadian’s are a bit nutty about Hockey the way that Europeans and South Americans take a strong interest in soccer (football) . To see what some of the fuss is about or to see some of the pilgrims...

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